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low profiles how low?

Old 03-Jun-2006, 08:24 PM
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low profiles how low?

is 205/40/17 as low a profile i could have mounted on a 17 inch rim?
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Old 04-Jun-2006, 02:10 AM
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ive seen a 215/35/17 before
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Old 04-Jun-2006, 03:09 AM
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LT285/10/18

thats what im ridin on.
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Old 04-Jun-2006, 04:15 AM
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seriously, get rid of the 17's... try to gop 16's on 45 or 50 or 15's on 50 or 55... (depending how low you lowered your car)

17 is too huge for any sort of civic/crx... and when tires are that low (40 or below), you're asking for trouble when it comes to potholes or crappy cracking roads around gta, or going onto ugly ramps or bumps... chances of dent rims or crack, etc can happen... and low pro tires doesn't feel that comfy IMO

jsut a 2cents, if you can, try selling off your 17's

good luck...
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^not if you have 7thgens because the wheel gap is big
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yes, not if its the 7+th gen...

but since his profile states he's driving a rex... the big rims won't go too well with it... i love the rex in 15's..... with some 50s...
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205/40/16 for 16's
205/40/17 is the lowest it gets for 17 and 215/35/18 for 18's.

195/45/15 is smallest 15's and thats an odd size with not alot of options
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I used to have 35 on 17's and it was fine... but right now I am running 40's on 17's


I ahve 17s on my 99 sedan and I think it looks fine.
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Old 06-Jun-2006, 01:48 PM
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I use a 205\45\16, I find it works fine
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