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Old 05-31-2004, 08:52 AM   #1
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Can this be done without problems?
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i went 18/8 on mine so i think it can
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What size tires would I have to change to?
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17x7.5 should be no problem as long as the offset is similar to the 00-04'*. Jwikoff99 has them on his (Looks pimpin), as does some girl with another 1992 SSEi.
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Oh, and for tires 235/55/17 will be the same diameter as the 225/60/16'*. Sounds like you could also go with 255/45/17 (or 40?).
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i know on my 18s i gotta go 245 45/18 to equal out the height of the old wheels and tires.
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my wheels are 20x8
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I've got 245/50 ZR-17'*. Same stock diameter. They rub just a bit at full lock.
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