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Old 09-03-2013, 07:50 PM   #1
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I put 17" rims on my 95 M edition a while back because it needed new tires and I got a deal on the rims and tires. The alignment was off and I knew it but since I had plans on returning it to stock height I was not too concerned. any way as things go I got coil overs that took the car 2" higher then stock and I like the look with the 215/45/17's I don't track the car any more. PO was a track junky and had it all setup for racing. well I had it aligned and set as close as possible to stock with the 2" lift and now the front 215's stopped rubbing on the passenger side but it is still very close like less then a 1/8" so I ordered 205's for the front and since the backs are still new with very little wear I figured on staggering them by keeping the 215's in rear and 205's up front. W as wondering if any one here had done this and how it worked out? I still have time to change my order to 215's if it is gonna be a big deal.
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17s and lifted 2 inches higher than stock? The car's not ever going to handle right anyway, so stagger away.
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I put 17" rims on my 95 M edition a while back because it needed new tires and I got a deal on the rims and tires. The alignment was off and I knew it but since I had plans on returning it to stock height I was not too concerned. any way as things go I got coil overs that took the car 2" higher then stock and I like the look with the 215/45/17's I don't track the car any more. PO was a track junky and had it all setup for racing. well I had it aligned and set as close as possible to stock with the 2" lift and now the front 215's stopped rubbing on the passenger side but it is still very close like less then a 1/8" so I ordered 205's for the front and since the backs are still new with very little wear I figured on staggering them by keeping the 215's in rear and 205's up front. W as wondering if any one here had done this and how it worked out? I still have time to change my order to 215's if it is gonna be a big deal.
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I have some 16's for sale that would fit without rubbing even if you lowered it 2".
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Getting 17"s for free with tires: OK

Buying new tires for 17"s: why?
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Lol @ "rims".
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[email protected] retarded tire sizing
[email protected]"rims"
[email protected]"raising car to fit wheels....when using the correct tire size is "doing it right" see note #1
[email protected] tire width is the problem and going narrower to fix problems covered in note #1 and 3

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one w3rd for j00- "diameter"
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If you plan on running the 17's you should use a 205/40/17 and it will be the same diameter as the stock tires. That way you can run stock height .
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