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post #1 of 24 (permalink) Old 06-21-2011, 10:17 PM Thread Starter
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I'll be buying some 17 inch rims black with polished lip idk what style yet but im getting it from a local shop so my question is what is a good tire size that wont compromise the rim being at risk of bending from pot holes and for stance. Eventually I will be getting lowering springs but not anytime soon since i only saved up for the rims. Any pics of your cars with the size of rim i want is much appreciated so i can see what it will look like on mine. Thanks.

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I have 17s on my car but not at the moment since one tire blew out. They were 215/50/R17 and looked really good with it at stock height but my new tires im gettin this week will be 205/40/R17 and will fit better with it lowered and will look much cleaner. It all depends on what style you like and how much of a gap you want to fill. Ex: If you like a smaller wheel well gap then a higher number for the wall width will be what you want. If you want to lower the car then don't choose too high of a number for the wall size or you will end up rubbing when you lower it. Just my $0.02 though.



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thanks bro i was wondering about that of it will rub when i lower it so far im thinking 225/45/17 i heard that looked decent but idk how it actually looks

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The guy I bought my wheels from had 215/40/R18 on his lowered balt. Had a big gap so I'd say do about 45-50 for the wall size



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buy 18in rims instead if your going to spend the money
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I would go for a solid and clean look. Go with 17X7's, keep the offset as close to the recommended, should be no less than 40mm. For tire size, 215/45/17 is very solid and clean, the less on the height, the bumpier the ride. Anything less than 45 would be a bit bumpy road for a daily driver, but thats up to you.

If you are planning on lowering it without adding a ground effects, I would stick with Eibach Pro's. Eibach works with factory struts and have a solid reputation for that. Unless you are going with a full coil-over system, then Eibach pros and 45's will give it the 2-3 finger gap, which is very clean and what you will love.
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Heres me (white one) sittin on 215/50/R17 without being lowered and my buddy sittin on 205/40/R18 with Tein lowering springs. He has a pretty big gap so I would go with 215/45/R17-18.



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Thats a very good comparison 06BaltLS. You dont want it too low...or youll end up hating speed bumps and driveways. I would if you plan on lowering it, just eibach pros.
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Thats a very good comparison 06BaltLS. You dont want it too low...or youll end up hating speed bumps and driveways. I would if you plan on lowering it, just eibach pros.
Thank you. Yeah that was taken with my iPhone so can't see it very clearly. I'm going to get eibach sportlines for my sedan. Not too much of a drop but just enough to make it look clean. The roads around here suck too plus my gf lives down gravel roads so that'll hurt sometimes :D



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