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Old 11-24-2012, 01:19 AM   #1
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Different wheel size on front and back

I have stock 17 in. bullitts on my gt right now and i wanna get deep dish on the back. Besides the cost of tires are there any downsides or issues with having 18 in wheels on the back and 17 in on the front?
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Old 11-24-2012, 01:47 AM   #2
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Nope my friend did that and had no problems
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Old 11-24-2012, 05:11 AM   #3
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Nope just a sick look. I got a buddy with 17/18 it looks wicked.
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Old 11-24-2012, 03:06 PM   #4
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If the tire diameters are not close to the same, within 2-3% (1/2 to 5/8") the ABS module may get upset and throw a DTC...
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Old 11-25-2012, 02:33 PM   #5
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I'm thinking of Doing this as well can sumone post a pic of what it will look like????
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Old 11-29-2012, 04:46 PM   #6
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I'm thinking of Doing this as well can sumone post a pic of what it will look like????
Here's mine 18 back and 17 front. You really can't tell the difference.
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Old 11-29-2012, 05:31 PM   #7
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Imo with muscle cars you should have smaller wheels with high sidewall tires on the back so like 17s on the front and 15s on the back look totally sweet
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Old 11-29-2012, 05:59 PM   #8
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Imo with muscle cars you should have smaller wheels with high sidewall tires on the back so like 17s on the front and 15s on the back look totally sweet
+100 that's exactly what I'm thinkin about doin to mine
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Old 11-29-2012, 08:31 PM   #9
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+100 that's exactly what I'm thinkin about doin to mine
Make it look like every road is your dragstrip lol
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Make it look like every road is your dragstrip lol
Only bad thing is I will not cut my car lol so I will have to run 15x8 so they don't hit
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Only bad thing is I will not cut my car lol so I will have to run 15x8 so they don't hit
Dont they have a relocation bracket so you can run 10" wide?
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With smaller rims you might not clear some breaks
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Dont they have a relocation bracket so you can run 10" wide?
Yes they do but if you read my previous post I said I'm not going to cut my car. In order to install that bracket you have to cut like 2-3 inches of metal (the original bracket) off.
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Yes they do but if you read my previous post I said I'm not going to cut my car. In order to install that bracket you have to cut like 2-3 inches of metal (the original bracket) off.
Oh i thought your just unbolted that OEM bracket and installed the new one.
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Oh i thought your just unbolted that OEM bracket and installed the new one.
Yea I figured you didn't that's why I clarified it and for anyone else that didn't know. I looked into it I just can't take a grinder to my car just for some smaller tires lol. If I was racing it I would but I'm not.
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Old 11-30-2012, 05:00 PM   #16
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Realistically 1 inch isn't that big of a deal, it will only raise the back 1/2 an inch which isn't really that noticeable.
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