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Old 02-28-2007, 12:16 AM   #1
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So How much better did your wrx handle when you put a 17" by 8" rim on there opposed to the factory 16" by 6.5"?
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Old 02-28-2007, 12:48 AM   #2
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The handling was great. You could tell the improved grip instantly. I also felt the huge increase in body roll.... That was fixed with a rsb and hopefully less body roll with new springs.
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Old 02-28-2007, 01:05 AM   #3
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what kind of tires were u running on the factory rims? I had a set of falkens and they gave good grip just wondering what you started wit and then went to(rim/tire)? Thanks
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Old 02-28-2007, 02:11 AM   #4
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So How much better did your wrx handle when you put a 17" by 8" rim on there opposed to the factory 16" by 6.5"?
....d000000d....if ya gotta ask....


Just make sure to get a PERFORMANCE alignment....'in spec' or 'stock' is shyte

...and you can run a 245/40 on that wheel
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Old 02-28-2007, 10:53 AM   #5
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If you get junky tires on your 17x8s it will still handle like crap, but nice tires on that nice wheel and it's a totally different animal.
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