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Old 10-10-2007, 04:18 PM
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wheel size

I know there's some advantages about going smaller such as quicker acceleration but if i go from oem to 17's is there really gonna be a noticeable change performance wise? also is there any advantage of a bigger wheel other than looking ill
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Old 10-10-2007, 04:50 PM
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short answer is yes. typically the bigger they are, the heavier they are. the weight is what hurts. the diameter of a bigger wheel will let you go faster, but will accelerate slower.
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yes, there's a noticable difference in handling/acceleration between stocks and 17's. unless you get some really light 17's which cost a grip.

i would say just comprimise and get some 16's. PLENTY of wheels to chose from, and you get the best of both worlds.
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16's are better. Tires more affordable also.
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18's that weigh 17lbs each FTMFW! lol
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yea i was thinkin about gettin a set of motegi mr7's from my buddy for cheap and they r 15s...he had them on his focus for a month and decided to buy new ones so would 15s look right on it with normal sized tires???
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hahaha I don't "sell" anything.
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