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Lower On 16S Or Upgrade To 17S??


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#1 Kev bailey

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Posted 19 October 2012 - 06:42 PM

I am after opinions please.

I don't want to heavily modify my car. 1.6 3 door sport 55 plate
Sick of the huuuuge gap between arch & tyre. Is it better to buy 17s or better to lower 30/40m & stick to my 16s??

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#2 Damon

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Posted 20 October 2012 - 09:39 PM

personally, I would stick 17's on, but still lower it, but not slam it. would look awesome mate

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Posted 21 October 2012 - 05:40 AM

You can either bung on 18's which will look good and also fill the arch a bit more or go for an eibach lowering kit which will drop the suspension by 3-4cm.

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Posted 21 October 2012 - 09:07 AM

18's would work yeah, and look really good actually

but won't that knock his speedometer out of sync?

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Posted 21 October 2012 - 09:11 AM

Not noticeably.
The Speedos always read over anyway so most likely 18's would make the Speedo dead on.
Best way would be to run them with a satnav on and check speed that way.
On 16's mine always shows 3mph under the Speedo reading.

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Posted 22 October 2012 - 07:03 AM

ahh right, ah well, go up to 18s mate lol

probably wont b able to lower it much tho, but with wheels that big, wont need to.

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