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Old 07-26-2008, 07:26 PM
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Hey was wondering what width would i use with 16" rims. 7 or 7.5 and what would the difference be? was looking at these rims and this tire, it is what i have now,
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The difference is about 12.7mm

Running a wider rim allows you to run a wider tyre, which in theory means more tread on the road. More tread, more grip. Well, theoretically.

Rim looks good, get it in a dark finish
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I would go with a wider tire personally but thats just me. what brand tires are you looking to buy?
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looks like a nitto tread pattern to me...

go wide, and I like the finish of your wheels. too many people are going dark.
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looks like a nitto tread pattern to me...

go wide, and I like the finish of your wheels. too many people are going dark.
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I've had good luck with the hankook ventus tires I bought. rather inexpensive and stick pretty well. Good alternative to the price of toyo proxies.
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205/45/16 yokohama mmm delecious.
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yea they are the radicals K106 for Hankook. i like them they are a pretty good pair of tires..they are priced really good and have a nice look to them.
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