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Old 10-07-2003, 07:42 PM   #1
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I'm just polling all the mid 90'* bonnie owners (94 to be specific) and see what rim/tire sizes you guys are runnin.

I got a 94 se and am lookin for a new set of rims but I'm not sure what size could fit on the car. I've been lookin at a pair of 18s, 19s or even 20s
I'm just wondering what will fit unto my wells. I am looking and modifying the suspension a bit so nothing is too out of bounds.


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20' * will fit with a 35 series tire with no modding of the ride height
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Cool!
What is the width and off-set of those rims?
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Personal Opinion here but, bigger is not always better. 20 in rims are HUGE. I think 18 is max on a car. It'* just not proportionate when you get inton 19'* and 20'*. beside, they are a lot more expensive, not to mention the higher price of the tires too.
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the biggest I would go would be 18'*. A friend put 20'* on his and you barely have any clearence from the bottom of the shock to the top of the tire. I could barely slide my hand underneath it.
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Ok kids
So I got one pro 20
and two pro 18.
I was hopin in this mod to get a slighly bigger foot print to help in performance . I know 18'* are ideal because they give you just about enough sidewall but not to much. Has anyone tried putting a wider rim on their vehicle? The stock aluminums I have are 7in with a full positive offset(not sure if using right terms ).
I wondered if people have found different widths. offsets, and diameters that work.
Anyone else got an opinion or expierenced a rim upgrade?
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Try checking on car domain. I know there are people on that have 20'* on em.
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255 tire i think but im going with 20'* if your are really in to it go wit 22'* and get air bags the best advice is to go to a local rims shop they will tell you!
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255 tire i think but im going with 20'* if your are really in to it go wit 22'* and get air bags the best advice is to go to a local rims shop they will tell you!
And then you definently can either say good bye to your ride quality, or enter in the local off road contest.
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