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Old 04-01-2007, 09:29 PM   #1
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17 or 18....

I was originally planning on getting a set of 17x9s and 17x10.5 for my ride but I was thinking with the H&R springs and with my plan of adding a cobra R front bumper to my car I'm thinking that the 17's are going to maybe look small on the car with the low stance and especially with the low front bumper. What do you all think? Overall, its going to be an extra like 120 or something like that to go with 18s over the 17s price not including the tires and I know the price of the tires is going to sky rocket from the original pricing. Most people say 17s are all your going and are what looks nice witha stock looking car but for the appearance sake what do you think will mesh better? Thanks.
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Re: 17 or 18....

17" tires are a lot cheaper, and less risk of denting your rims.
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Re: 17 or 18....

On an SN95, 18's fill the wheel wells proportionally and look right IMO.

I have 18x9's on my car lowered about 1.5 inches and I think it fits the wheel well very well. Also, I got my tires for around 600 dollars total so I don't see price being that big of a deal.

If it was me, I'd go with 18's.
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Re: 17 or 18....

damn, when I priced the 18"s they were more than that. how 'bout that.
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Old 04-01-2007, 10:00 PM   #5
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Re: 17 or 18....

18s for sure, I pay 250 for each rear tire and ~175 for the front tires
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Re: 17 or 18....

18's.
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Re: 17 or 18....

well, I suppose it's definitive than. I know when I get the Cobra it'll be 18"s
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Re: 17 or 18....

i vote 18's but they will cost quite a bit more
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Re: 17 or 18....

Originally I wanted to put 18s on but then I figured 17s would be enough. Been kinda wanting to put 18s on her again so I'll probably go with 18s. Thanks.
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Re: 17 or 18....

I am going to go 18s eventually, if you can afford the tires then thats what i would do unless you are really worried about traction.
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Re: 17 or 18....

18's [ trust me on a sn95 YES
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Re: 17 or 18....

My preferences are 17s on the SN95s and 18s on the 99-04s.
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Re: 17 or 18....

Anyone have a pic of two sn95's one with the 17x9 and 17x10.5 and one with 18x9 and 18x10.5 side by side to get an idea of the differance...
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Re: 17 or 18....

Here's 18x10 / 18x9




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Re: 17 or 18....

18's most def.
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Re: 17 or 18....

Wow looks good how much have you lowerd it?
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Re: 17 or 18....

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Wow looks good how much have you lowerd it?
Are you talking to me? The pic in my profile is when I had an air suspension on. I just put a new suspension in and it hasnt settled in yet so I dont know how much shes dropped now.
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Wow looks good how much have you lowerd it?
A little over 2" if thats directed towards me. I used the H&R supersport springs with no isolators.
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Re: 17 or 18....

I was talking to Zim but it's cool so do you get much rub front or back running 275 up front and 295 out back?
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i run 285s up front and only rub at full lock, otherwise no i dont have problems
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I say 17's front and 18's rear.
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