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Old 06-13-2006, 06:19 AM   #1
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having trouble deciding...

so i know i want to get new rims and tires but im having an issue decididng if i want to go with 17's or 18's... i know im ganna lower the car someday, but i dont know how much.... can a couple of you give me some pros and cons to each or just opinions... the rims im looking at are the Kazera KZ-A's from tirerack any opinions welcome...


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Old 06-13-2006, 03:26 PM   #2
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Since you asked here is my $.02. If you're in the snow belt i'm assuming you get your share of potholes; For that reason alone I would look at 17s vice 18s. Also,
Lo-Pro 17 tires are less expensive.
Shorter braking distance with 17s due to lower rotational mass.
More rim options with 17s.
I also like the Kazera KZ-Vs, I think they would look good as well.
I'm sure others will disagree but unless this is going to be ashow car or you're planning on running RS brakes, 18s are a waste of money.
The final decision is always yours, and no one can tell you what is right for you. If you go with 18s, that's your call. Have FUN!
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Old 06-13-2006, 04:34 PM   #3
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^^ wow i think that is the best responce ive ever gotten to a post... yes we have a hella lot of pot holes her in WI, and its not a show car (i wish tho) i know the rims im ganna get thats not the decision its all about the size 17 or 18... and what tires... thanks for that info
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Old 06-13-2006, 04:55 PM   #4
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Drop it! Put some tinted tails! J/K
I'll double for what coolpooler is saying, it's your call but keep in mind that the 18's will bend easier then the 17's. You'll get less if any of the rubbing with the 17's also.
Good response coolpooler
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Thanx. Just hate to see anyone have to drop $$$ on bent rims like I have...and they were 16s.
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I concur. With the road conditions where you live and the climate, go with 17s..I think you'd have a lot less chance of bending something and simply would be the more practical choice based on where you live and how you're going to drive the car.

The rims your looking at are very nice, I think they'd look great on your car, IMO. Nice choice if you go with them !
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thanks for the advice guys looks like ill probably go with the 17's and do a drop.... what kinda drop could i do with no rubbing
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