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Old 10-10-2012, 07:36 PM   #1
Dink7898
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Join Date: Jul 2012
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What I Drive: 2012 Ingot Silver SE 5-door MT

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Stock Rims

So I have a 2012 and I'm looking to change to one of the sets that Ford offers for the 2013 year. I have the 16in 5-spoke that are standard on the SE Sport Package and was looking to get the new 17in Silver Machined 10-spoke or the 18in Titanium 5-spoke. My question is this. I know the Titaniums have a reduced turn radius.
How much of an issue would this cause on a non-titanium Focus?
How bad is the road noise when compared to how the 16in rims run?

Also, Does anyone have good pics of an Ingot silver 2013 5-dr with the 17in silver machined rims? All the pics I find on youtube dealer ads or google images are horrible pics.

Ford has the 17in listed at $541 but the 18in listed at $563 not much of a difference considering how much better the 18s look (for me anyways).

I would probably go the craigslist route on whatever i decided. Thanks in advance.


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2001 ZX3 CD Silver MT: Fastest time 0-60ft 2.1, 15.5 q/mile, 87.1 mph.
Purchased 6/14/01 with 7 miles - Traded in 6/25/12 with 122,355.

2012 SE Sport 5dr Ingot Silver MT:
Purchased 6/25/12 with 30 miles.
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