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Old 07-03-2012, 12:29 PM   #1
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Wheel Help

Hey guys.
I am looking at buying Wheels and Tires TONGIHT and need some help with what to get.
These:

P215/35ZR18

These:

P205/45ZR17

Wrapped in these:

Now i like the look of the 15 spoke wheels but the size of the 18's is what i like more. i want the profile of the 15 spokes. Is it possible to get the tires with a lower profile... like a P205/35ZR17 for the 15 spokes? Here are the tires. BFGoodrich g-Force T/A KDW 2.

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i like the first selection minus the fact that its an 18 inch wheel... with an 18 you will immediately notice a loss in power, acceleration, etc... this will be less noticeable or negligible with a 17 inch wheel... also, 18's will be harder to fit if you plan on lowering it in the future, esp depending on your tire combo...

as for the second selection you have listed... everyone and there uncle has 15 spokes, but if you like 'em, rock 'em!

you can find a 205/40/17 but i'm not sure about a 205/35/17... if they exist, i've never seen that such a small aspect ratio on a 17 but i wouldn't be surprised if i was mistaken...

in considering your wheel options, what is your overall goal for your fofo? that is usually the best place to start and will make it easier for others to make suggestions to help ya out



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You will also start noticing a difference in your speedometer/odometer when going to a smaller overall diameter than stock. if you were able to find the 205/35-17's they would also have a rougher ride and you'd have to be more cautious with pot holes and damaging your new wheel.

probably cost more up front as well as to have mounted.

Have you looked at the team dynamics, Pro Race 1.2? They are multi-spoked, come in black and only weigh 17.3lbs (~3lbs lighter than the FR's)
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Purchased the Ford Racing wheels and the BFG tires. Very Impressed so far. No pics yet
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