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Old 07-26-2003, 08:54 PM   #1
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Some advice and update on my car...

I just got my Nitto 245/50/16 450 tires delivered and installed Friday and they fit perfectly. Only a 1mph change in speedo if anything, plus they are nice and wide with no wheel well problems. This is a great tire and a great size I suggest to anyone who is looking for the perfect upgrade.

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You gonna drop 'er now a bit Mach? maybe like 1.5", Smellbird did it and wow...aggressive, it would look amazing on the Bonneville SS
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I would like to do that. But havn't done any research on it. If I do I'll just get some basic lowering springs...done and done. No fancy stuff.
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The 'bird got his from Ty, lowered springs and camber bars. Simple....and you can see ALL of the tire...instead of what idiot rice ***** do...
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If you're gonna lower it, lower it tastefully, but remember the closer you are to the dirt road you're on, the closer your body is to the rocks...
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How much did they end up costing you.
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$98 a piece on www.tires.com
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My buddy had the 555'*, fairly sticky tire but not the best with water. After he burned those up he got some Nitto NeoGens(i think), those got some funky tread design.
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Are those tires ok with an OEM 7" rim ??? Do they end up shorter than the 225/60 setup? They look shorter.
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Speedo is off roughly 1mph at 30mph, 2 at 60, and 3 at 90.

SSEi95 has 255/50/16'* on stock rims...should answer your questions.
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