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Old 01-20-2006, 12:15 PM   #1
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Question Pictures 17" Wheels w/ 1.5" Drop what size tires?

Looking to buy new 17" wheels. Want to know what size tires you are running with a 1.5" drop. Please post pictures of your Focus with wheels and drop. Thanks


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215/45/17

Drop is 1.8 inches but you get the idea

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Wow that looks really good! Any scraping?
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That still sits pretty high for a 1.8" drop!! But looks good. I have the two inch drop and am planning on getting 215/40/17. I'll post pics when i can.
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here's my car with a 1.75" drop on 17's with a 215 tire.

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whould 205/45/17 be ok on my car with a 1.5 drop?
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whould 205/45/17 be ok on my car with a 1.5 drop?
Ya i run a 215/45/17 on it and i have never rubbed yet, im using apex 1.5". And my tires are even wider than what you want to run so yes it would work.
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I think I'd recommend a 215/40/17 tires over a 205/45/17 tire if you were looking for alternate options. That will lower your sidewall a little (about 1/2" all around if I remember correctly) without sacrificing the width.
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go with 205/45-17". that 1/2" off the sidewall is a big difference in ride comfort. trust me...if you drive ur fo fo like me everyday, youll think its worth it. but as for the people the love that "dropped" look. they sacrafice that 1/2". 215 on the width is not more than .4mm wider than the 205's. performance wise, i think i can live without it.
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