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Old 05-19-2008, 12:11 PM   #1
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What do u suggest, I have a 2004 ssei, I think they are 18 in rim, but wanted to go wider for more performance, but I dont want them to look stupid as far a too wide and coming out of the wheel well, so thanks for ur help.
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There'* no such thing as a 2004 SSEi. Can you please clarify what your car is?
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Are you sure it'* not a 04 GXP or a 03 SSEi? The 04 GXPs had 18" wheels, I don't think SSEis ever came with anything bigger than 17" from the factory.
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Could be an 04 SSEi -from what I've heard there were half a dozen produced.

Widest you can go safely on the 2000-2005 17x7.5" wide factory rims is 255/50/17. I believe that is what SilverBullet is running.
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yea 255'* are the widest you can go on the front (you may be able to get 265'* on rear) um let'* see here.....

I think our diameters around 27" or so...
you can run 255'* up to 20'* anything more I'd suggest 245 or 235.
I ran 255/30/22'* and had a slight rub, I think I'll go 235 or 45 to make things better If I decide to go that route again.
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They never made a 2004 SSEi

you can go 255 width on the newer cars as long as you dont go over 45 on the 18 or 50 if you have 17" wheels.
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