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ok i jus put fresh new tires on at big O's not too long ago for future reference if i see some nice @z# rims would that be a problem to put on. would i have to buy the rimz and new tires or can they do an easy swap out of my stock hubcaps to the rimz???(there nice lookin but then again they are hubcaps dang:( LOL. thanks
 

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they can do a swap out for your hubcaps..just make sure u get the right size to match ur current tire
 

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First of all, theres no one here thats 15- so you dont need to talk to us like we are... Second, you realize that you'd be swapping your hubcaps for 15 inch rimzzzz right? So they would be the exact same size as the stock wheels except for being real rims, now THAT would be retarded... You'd have to get a whole new set of low profile tires if you want any self respecting sized rims on your car.
 

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Go with the rimzzzz. Go bigger when you do. And then keep what you have for winter wheels since they have new tires on them.
 

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So they would be the exact same size as the stock wheels except for being real rims, now THAT would be retarded... You'd have to get a whole new set of low profile tires if you want any self respecting sized rims on your car.
Whoa hold on. What's this whole deal with self-respecting rims being bigger than 15's?
 

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First of all, theres no one here thats 15- so you dont need to talk to us like we are... Second, you realize that you'd be swapping your hubcaps for 15 inch rimzzzz right? So they would be the exact same size as the stock wheels except for being real rims, now THAT would be retarded... You'd have to get a whole new set of low profile tires if you want any self respecting sized rims on your car.
Thats bullshit. A "self respecting" rim can be 15". It doesn't have to be some 200$ rims. you will lose power if you go with bigger rims, it will handle worse in the snow, and it will be a bumpier ride if you go with lower profile tires. If you stick with the 15"s then you you will keep the power, hadle better and save money on the rims because they wont be monsterous. And if you get the rims too big with an awful style then your car will have a distinct "ricer" look to it. Trust me go with the 15"s
 

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:mad: It doesn't sound like he's going to do much racing... He's more worried about putting nice wheels on the car. He'll buy 15's and regret it. He can go clear up to 18's and it's not really going to hurt any performance. If they are a decent rim, he won't look like a ricer. He'll have his stock 15's for winter, so there won't be any handling issues. He just needs to not buy 15" aftermarket rims, and regret it later. Even if he were to want to make the car faster, street racing is illegal and highly stupid anyway (not to mention a topic we DON'T talk about on this site!!), he can swap to the 15's at the track.
 

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Why is everyone getting angry???
 

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Is there anyone on here that has 15" rimS? I'd be curious to see what they looked like with low profile tires and without lowering the car.

WTH happened to my Sig? o_O
 

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:mad: It doesn't sound like he's going to do much racing... He's more worried about putting nice wheels on the car. He'll buy 15's and regret it. He can go clear up to 18's and it's not really going to hurt any performance. If they are a decent rim, he won't look like a ricer. He'll have his stock 15's for winter, so there won't be any handling issues. He just needs to not buy 15" aftermarket rims, and regret it later. Even if he were to want to make the car faster, street racing is illegal and highly stupid anyway (not to mention a topic we DON'T talk about on this site!!), he can swap to the 15's at the track.
How will he "regret it"? any wheel will look fine at 15" and it will save him time in the winter. And yes street racing is illegal but there is this thing called autocross which is a safe alternative to street racing. Just go with the 15" and you wont have to take them off come winter. you can use your stock rims with some sticky R tires if you do go racing.
 

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Thats bullshit. A "self respecting" rim can be 15". It doesn't have to be some 200$ rims. you will lose power if you go with bigger rims, it will handle worse in the snow, and it will be a bumpier ride if you go with lower profile tires. If you stick with the 15"s then you you will keep the power, hadle better and save money on the rims because they wont be monsterous. And if you get the rims too big with an awful style then your car will have a distinct "ricer" look to it. Trust me go with the 15"s
If you put 15" rims on this car, your a RETARD.. Sorry I said it flat out, cause its better to just stay with steelies unless you are strictly trying to shave pounds with some aluminum units.. Rims are for style, you want something that looks proportional... Big rims are NOT rice... They do NOTHING to enhance performance and everyone knows the larger the diameter, the more weight- hence they cannot be rice.... I myself am against overly large rims, but it is about keeping proportions correct. Looks at what sizes everyone here runs, either 17"s or 18"s....
 

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Thats bullshit. A "self respecting" rim can be 15". It doesn't have to be some 200$ rims. you will lose power if you go with bigger rims, it will handle worse in the snow, and it will be a bumpier ride if you go with lower profile tires. If you stick with the 15"s then you you will keep the power, hadle better and save money on the rims because they wont be monsterous. And if you get the rims too big with an awful style then your car will have a distinct "ricer" look to it. Trust me go with the 15"s
well i just got 17's and i have had 17's previlously, they are smooth, and performance doesnt, matter, these are slobalts were talking here, not corvettes....my 17's with 215/50/17 falken ze502's are very smooth, same as stock 15's...
 

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How will he "regret it"? any wheel will look fine at 15" and it will save him time in the winter. And yes street racing is illegal but there is this thing called autocross which is a safe alternative to street racing. Just go with the 15" and you wont have to take them off come winter. you can use your stock rims with some sticky R tires if you do go racing.
You're missing my point. That's all I'm saying about it.

To the OP, if you find some "nice ass" wheels like you said, buy them. Regardless of what size they are. You can always swap them out later if you choose to go play at the track. No biggie. And, you always have a back up for the winter. But, should you want to stick with your stockers for weight reduction purposes, so be it. It's completely your decision. It appears you would like to make your car look better, and so be it. It is completely possible though, to swap better tires to your stock wheels, as you also asked. Either way, let us know what you did. :)
 

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First of all, theres no one here thats 15- so you dont need to talk to us like we are... Second, you realize that you'd be swapping your hubcaps for 15 inch rimzzzz right? So they would be the exact same size as the stock wheels except for being real rims, now THAT would be retarded... You'd have to get a whole new set of low profile tires if you want any self respecting sized rims on your car.
I have 15's..they are stock tho...lol. Plus if anyone is gonna run 15" rims it would be for the benefit of being lite weight for power purposes. When I had my 17's they were heavy as hell and I noticed a difference in power [not that there is alot]

Thats bullshit. A "self respecting" rim can be 15". It doesn't have to be some 200$ rims. you will lose power if you go with bigger rims, it will handle worse in the snow, and it will be a bumpier ride if you go with lower profile tires. If you stick with the 15"s then you you will keep the power, hadle better and save money on the rims because they wont be monsterous. And if you get the rims too big with an awful style then your car will have a distinct "ricer" look to it. Trust me go with the 15"s
How will he "regret it"? any wheel will look fine at 15" and it will save him time in the winter. And yes street racing is illegal but there is this thing called autocross which is a safe alternative to street racing. Just go with the 15" and you wont have to take them off come winter. you can use your stock rims with some sticky R tires if you do go racing.
First - If you have rims, you are ignorant if you leave them on during winter regardless of the size. So stop right there with that. Big rims are not "rice" [depending on size and style]....and im done with your comment


If you put 15" rims on this car, your a RETARD.. Sorry I said it flat out, cause its better to just stay with steelies unless you are strictly trying to shave pounds with some aluminum units.. Rims are for style, you want something that looks proportional... Big rims are NOT rice... They do NOTHING to enhance performance and everyone knows the larger the diameter, the more weight- hence they cannot be rice.... I myself am against overly large rims, but it is about keeping proportions correct. Looks at what sizes everyone here runs, either 17"s or 18"s....
Tom, you need to chill out.

You're missing my point. That's all I'm saying about it.

To the OP, if you find some "nice ass" wheels like you said, buy them. Regardless of what size they are. You can always swap them out later if you choose to go play at the track. No biggie. And, you always have a back up for the winter. But, should you want to stick with your stockers for weight reduction purposes, so be it. It's completely your decision. It appears you would like to make your car look better, and so be it. It is completely possible though, to swap better tires to your stock wheels, as you also asked. Either way, let us know what you did. :)
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I'll be running my 18" MSRs in the summer, and my 15" steelies in the winter.

SS's run 18s, so they certainly are not "too big" or "rice". But honestly, I've seen aftermarket 15" rims, and they just look weird...small...
 
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