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Jan 14, 9:00pm - #6779 
18" rims do they give problems on a GTS 2000

I currently have my GTS2000 running in some 17" RH CR-evo. One friend wants to trade my rims with his rims who are actually 18" and the same model. Apperantly in his car the size is giving some problems while he is driving. Happens the same with the Celica???. Because I dont want to change the shocks by the moment. And i really like my Celica to be running in those 18"

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Jan 14, 9:56pm - #6780 
Nope you shouldn't have any problems. I have ask around people that do run on 18's with like 1 to 2 inch drop and they are not having problems, because I'am looking forward for some too.

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Jan 14, 10:08pm - #6781 
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Jan 14, 10:14pm - #6782 
It depends on your preference. You need speed? or style? Ride with 18 may be harsh.


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Jan 16, 12:10pm - #6783 
No problem at all. And you are going to love it.
I lowered mine 2" and I 225/40/18. Looks nice, and runs smooth.


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Jan 16, 12:59pm - #6784 
i've got 225/35/18's

the car is slower
the ride quality sucks.. you feel every little bump


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Jan 16, 2:23pm - #6785 
I have no problem what so ever with mines but yea it does slow you down a tiny bit.

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Jan 16, 3:07pm - #6786 
I dyno'd a 13whp loss... my rims weigh the same as stock ones


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Jan 16, 7:09pm - #6787 
Quote:
Originally posted by 00CericaRuss:
I dyno'd a 13whp loss... my rims weigh the same as stock ones
WHAT!!! 13whp thats alot!! just becasue we have 18's? or its it just your rims

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