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Old 11-30-2009, 11:25 PM   #1
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I'm finding lots of Impala 16" factory wheels on craigslist. Any issues using these for winter tires to replace my '02 SSEi 17" wheels? Do model years matter? Are pressure sensors an issue?
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no you can use them your pressure senors are non existent they are monitored by the hub nothing inside the wheel
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Your caliper clearance may be an issue dropping to a 16. Did you have 17'* from the factory?
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i think the off sets are the same we can use 16" gp rims
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I meant the top of the caliper to the inside of the wheel.
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if i had a 16" here i would try it for ya
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I would too. The smallest I have in my garage is 17'*. That'* my only concern
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I'll go try it tomorrow and give ya a definate answer
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Do the Bonnes w/17 inch wheels come with their own caliper? I don't believe it any different between the 16 and 17 inch models. Itz only the GXP that can't go down from the 18 because of the caliper.
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ssei'* sle'* with the FE2 suspension have a slightly larger front rotor and different size pads then the se but that'* the only difference
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