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03-28-2013 05:35 PM
macdiesel
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Originally Posted by Matt89 View Post
I'm cheap lol
Kinda figured that with this thread.
03-28-2013 04:18 PM
Matt89
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Originally Posted by felixthecat View Post
Get a 16'' wheel. Its not complicated= just get one like you already have.
I'm cheap lol

But I just checked Costco's website. They have 16" hubcentral steelies so I think I'll go with that if they have it in stock.
03-28-2013 01:16 PM
felixthecat
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Things just keep getting more complicated. Maybe I'll buy an OEM steel wheel and a new tire just for the peace of mind!
Get a 16'' wheel. Its not complicated= just get one like you already have.
03-28-2013 01:03 PM
Matt89
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Originally Posted by TheGlassMaker View Post
I'm sorry, I meant second gens have the larger calipers.

Third gen don't even have the same lug pattern. Lol

Sent from 34.0764 N, 118.4296 W

Things just keep getting more complicated. Maybe I'll buy an OEM steel wheel and a new tire just for the peace of mind!
03-27-2013 11:22 PM
TheGlassMaker I'm sorry, I meant second gens have the larger calipers.

Third gen don't even have the same lug pattern. Lol

Sent from 34.0764 N, 118.4296 W
03-27-2013 10:41 PM
emsvitil Get the same rim you have now and you can go to a 5 tire rotations (as long as you don't have directional tires).....
03-27-2013 09:25 PM
Matt89
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Originally Posted by TheGlassMaker View Post
3rd gen focuses have larger wheel calipers and require the use of wheel adaptors to clear anything for from 00-06 even SVT wheels. SVT won't clear 15s either.

Sent from 34.0764 N, 118.4296 W
08' (my car) is second gen so I tihnk I'm good.
03-27-2013 06:10 PM
TheGlassMaker 3rd gen focuses have larger wheel calipers and require the use of wheel adaptors to clear anything for from 00-06 even SVT wheels. SVT won't clear 15s either.

Sent from 34.0764 N, 118.4296 W
03-27-2013 05:59 PM
Matt89
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You would have to match the tire very carefully so that the overall circumference of the wheel/tire stays the same. If its only going to be used as a spare you should be okay...
It should fit as long as it's from a 00'-11' focus right? Or are you talking about getting a bigger tire to make up for the difference in rim size?
03-27-2013 05:56 PM
bile0026 You would have to match the tire very carefully so that the overall circumference of the wheel/tire stays the same. If its only going to be used as a spare you should be okay...
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