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I have 16 in wheels on my 05 focus. I was looking for some steel wheels for winter and I found a set of 14s on craigslist from a 2000 focus and was wondering if they will fit fine on my car. Basically want to know if there will be any clearance problems with the brakes. I would imagine since they were on a focus that the bolt pattern and offset should be correct already. Thank you.
 

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You shouldn't have any problems. Outside of Svt's (the smallest they can fit is 16"), any focus rims regardless of size should have no problems switching between model years 2000-2011.
 

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Thank you. What was screwing me up is that I know as of 05, 15in wheels became standard and you couldn't get 14s on them anymore so who knows of Ford decided to throw bigger brakes on as well. I don't even know if I need snow tires. I drove my Jeep last winter in 2wd most of the time. But I would rather have them instead of being screwed.
 

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I disagree. The 15'' is typically the smallest you can run without having the shave the caliper to make it work. Unless the steelies have a very unusually large barrel taper I wouldn't recommend it.
 

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Like I said, I know the focus lx sedans came with 14in standard. In 05 they came with 15s standard are the front brakes are slightly larger. I guess no one has tried 14s on an 05-07.
 
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