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Old 11-12-2012, 04:15 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by PrecisionX View Post
I'm thinking of getting wheels in 17x9 squared. I'm looking for reviews in regard to asthetics and performance as well as tire size I can/should run.

Stock Sport suspension (for now)
Your car in it's current state (stock suspension) can easily fit our 17x9" ET42 ARC-8 wheels with 245/40/17 tires. This would be a direct fit and would not need wheel spacers, fender rolling, or any other modifications. Down the road if you were looking for an even wider tire you could go with a 255/40/17. Depending on the type of tire that you end up using a wheel spacer may be needed in the front and a little bit more negative camber achieved through pulling the alignment pins on your stock strut mounts.

17x9" ET42 ARC-8 in Hyper Silver with 255/40/17 Nitto NT05 tires and a small 5mm front wheel spacer.

17x9" ET42 ARC-8 in Hyper Black with 245/40/17 Dunlop Star Spec tires.

Last edited by Joe@ApexRaceParts; 11-12-2012 at 05:32 PM.
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