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Old 04-21-2003, 03:42 PM   #1
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Question 18" or 17" rims for a 99 subaru impreza?

Should i get 18 " rims for my 99 impreza or 17" rims. I keep hearin that 18" rims are not for the impreza and will rub alot? What should i do guys?

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Old 04-21-2003, 11:52 PM   #2
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personally i think 18s only look "right" on current-generation imprezas. stick with the 17s.
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Old 04-22-2003, 01:06 AM   #3
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I have 18" Team Dynamic Motorsports w/ 215/35-18 Nitto 450 on my GC and its a rough ride. However I'm at stock height. I do have Tein springs sitting in my room waiting to be installed. I know there is going to be a pretty close to the fender so I'm waiting till summer to get some advan rc2 look-a-likes .

Here's mine (stock height)


Its all up to you man. Check the roads around the area where you live. Are the roads bad? If they are, your gonna be swervin' around potholes like me. Tires are kinda expensive (on a college student budget) for 18's.

Anyhow, here are some links that might help, because it helped me.

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18's on a STi5 RA

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Old 04-22-2003, 02:38 PM   #4
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Thanks Cj and quasi. Appreciate the help.
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Old 05-06-2003, 03:42 AM   #5
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Simple: 17s if you're more into performance and 18s if you're more into looks.

Hope this helps

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Old 05-06-2003, 02:40 PM   #6
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Simple: 17s if you're more into performance and 18s if you're more into looks.

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Or, how I see it: 16's for performance + budget, 17's performance + looks, 18's for looks.

I wouldn't spend extra money on 18's when 17's will perform the same or better, for less money.
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Go with 17"s, the 18"s are sweet but roads are mean to 18"s
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