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Old 07-02-2012, 02:51 PM   #1
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Looking for advice on wheel sizes

What is the widest width wheel that I can put on a lowered 98 GT? I have factory 17's now but was interested in going staggered 18's, I especially don't want to rub tires in front while turning. Any help is appreciated! Car has been lowered approximately 1.5 to 2 inches.
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Old 07-02-2012, 03:07 PM   #2
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Re: Looking for advice on wheel sizes

Why staggered if i can ask? Hard to pull that look off...besides that you can run a 275 on your factory 17s all day long on the backs lowered (have done that in a few sets of gt wheels) the fronts you can fit a 255 without having to cut the inner fender but id stick with a 245....if you arent scared to roll your fenders though the skys the limit
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It's not that hard to pull off a staggered look at all. I run 315s on my rear and I've got h&r race springs and kyb full adjustable shocks. If you run 315s you don't have to roll the fenders if you have a stuff enough suspension. Just don't let people ride in the back lol
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It's not that hard to pull off a staggered look at all. I run 315s on my rear and I've got h&r race springs and kyb full adjustable shocks. If you run 315s you don't have to roll the fenders if you have a stuff enough suspension. Just don't let people ride in the back lol
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i run 315's in the rear. and im dropped as well. no problems. enless theres peope in the back it scrapes on certain inclines
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Old 07-02-2012, 04:21 PM   #5
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Sorry i was cofused when i read his post...i wasnt thinking staggered as in tire sizes but as in different sized rims front and back.
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If you go staggered get a deep dish rear cause it makes them look alot bigger with the massive lip
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My suspension is pretty stiff. So I should be able to pull off staggered 18's? Is this the consensus?

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If you go staggered get a deep dish rear cause it makes them look alot bigger with the massive lip
Yea, I was planning a deep dish.
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My suspension is pretty stiff. So I should be able to pull off staggered 18's? Is this the consensus?

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Yea, I was planning a deep dish.
yes 18's are fine...although you will want to roll those fenders to be safe
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Do you think black wheels would look good with my silver paint? I was debating chrome but the maintainance of chrome would suck with all the polishing. What wheels would look good on a 98? I need opinions.
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Old 07-02-2012, 05:20 PM   #10
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bullits...cobra Rs...honestly there aren't many wheels that don't look good on an sn95...
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