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Old 09-02-2004, 08:55 PM   #11
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if you do 17'* i'd reccommend a 225/55/r17 i have 225/45'* and my speedo is off by about 5-6 MPH
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Old 09-02-2004, 11:40 PM   #12
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If the profile changes too much you will need either a custom pcm (intense) or a set of transmission reluctor gears to re-calibrate the speedo.
is this true? thanks for the feedback
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If the profile changes too much you will need either a custom pcm (intense) or a set of transmission reluctor gears to re-calibrate the speedo.
is this true? thanks for the feedback
You dont need it, just remember your speed is off. Thats whay I did for half a year, untill I got my Intense PCM, but not because of a mis speedometer reading.
I just got back from a 4 hour round trip, and the road noise is nothing. My muffler overbears everything, but I like the handling of bigger tires and wheels on the interstate better than the stockers.
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ok thanks twister.... also... i like the look of it when the wheels and tires stick outta the fender like an inch... like on trucks... can i do this too?
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People that say 18 inch rims will give you a harsh ride don't own 18'* The ride in my car did not change at all when I went from 17s to 18s. In fact the goodyears rsa'* that I took off rode worse.But thats just my opinion
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grand am ho = grand am homo


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I really hope you are joking.

HO = High Output = I think it is labeled that because it has the 3400 V6 with ram air
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yeah I know I know.. HO = high output..

tires which stick out of the car [this depends upon the state I think] are illegal for a certain size. On trucks they have the fender add on things, which add on a little space to keep you in the "barely legal" catagory. I'd keep it in the fender.. but that'* just my 2cents.


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If you change the offset of the wheels (make them stick out) You're going to go through suspension parts like water. Keep your 40mm offset.
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ok thanks guys
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ok i just noticed thta the new GXP wheels are nice simple 18 in fat five spokes, i likey!

but are they gonna be over $1300?
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