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Old 01-26-2011, 11:46 PM   #31
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you wouldn't happen to work at a place off of Douglas road in Toledo would you?
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Old 01-27-2011, 08:13 AM   #32
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no... I work on central ave... Meijer. why do you ask?

and only 2 sticky tires? ehh i will just get a summer set, so i can get new wheels for them.
also, when get my tires, i am gonna go on a date with them. drive around for like half an hr, and make a parking lot run or two, just to see what they can do.
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Old 01-27-2011, 08:44 AM   #33
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The parking lot idea is what I am doing when mine are here on Friday ... err ... One more day to get them all together and mounted and balanced.

Then Saturday I will do some test runs and a small photoshoot.

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Old 01-27-2011, 08:47 AM   #34
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@CGEO30 - > Yes the SVT does run with 17" wheels ... but many of the SVT AutoXers change that to 16s and if they can find it 15s.

@lildude1989 - > are you still worried that the 16" rims won't fit your SVT? I wouldn't be. Like many of the SVT drivers can tell you ... 16s fit just fine. The only thing to make sure you check before ordering the wheels is that the offset is between 40-49 ... the SVT Stock 17s are 49+ offset.

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Old 01-27-2011, 09:19 AM   #35
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well, will i sound stupid if i ask how?
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No stupid questions here ... everyone here is to help teach and learn.

So, to understand you are asking how the 16s fit our cars?

Well the 17s have quite some gap from the Caliper to the inner side of your rim. The 16s will close that gap more and still be able to clear the Caliper, rotor and brakes.

When I get mine in I can take a photo and show you.

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One of our members here ... Ataru, races 16" wheels on his SVT.



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Found another member from the Wheel part of the forum talking light wheels with some of the guys there right now ... also running 16s on an SVT.



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The only thing to make sure you check before ordering the wheels is that the offset is between 40-49 ... the SVT Stock 17s are 49+ offset.

the wheels are 45, but does that mean they will fit?

sorry for the confusion, haha.
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No confusion ... and yes you will be fine with the 45+ offset.

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