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Old 12-01-2009, 10:12 AM   #11
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any SE can use a 15" wheel

any SLE or SSEi can use a 16" wheel,

any GXP must use a 17" wheel

these are minimum for the caliper and rotor clearances
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Don't know of anybody who fitted a stock Pontiac 17' wheel on a GXP other than the GXP spare, and that fits with like a credit cards width of clearance.
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So that raises a question,,,,, has anyone put GXP calipers and rotors under a SSEI with 17"*.

I dont know about you guys, but even with the drilled and slotted rotors I tried, any hard driving results in warped rotors,,,,,if the GXP setup is larger,,,,, that may be worth installing.
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not that i know of would like to do it myself but don't think it will work
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Hi

my name is 1993 SLE, may i help you????

2003 SSEI, GXP Brakes, Front and rear

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ah ha it can be done what did ya have to get and do to make it complete
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Are '05 Caddy CTS 16" aluminum wheels the same offset/bolt pattern as '02 Bonne wheels?
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my name is 1993 SLE, may i help you????

2003 SSEI, GXP Brakes, Front and rear
Smartazz, LOL! Got room for a pebble in there Pat?. Actually they look like they have a tad more cleareance than the GXP spare.

DOMTAR5, the easiest way to see what will mix and match is go to TireRack.com and select a car, go to wheels and check the offsets.
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ah ha it can be done what did ya have to get and do to make it complete
nothing other than unbolt the Orignal calipers and brackets and bolt on the new ones
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the rotors are different on the gxp vs the ssei correct?
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