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Old 07-12-2004, 04:16 PM   #1
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I got some 01 RS 16" 6 Spoke wheels, will a 215/50/16 be a good choice for tie size?
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Old 07-12-2004, 04:19 PM   #2
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If you want slightly lower than stock gearing it will work ok. 225/50 16 will be the same diameter as stock and will keep your speedometer/odometer accurate. Assuming that your car had 205/55 16 tires on it stock.
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how will that tire look on the rim tho? will it buldge out? By the way how wide are my rims? And whats the offset? How about the fact that my car will be lowered with the eibach pro kit, 1" front 1.2" rear?
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It will look fine. The rims are 16x7 with a +53 offset. Assuming you have an Impreza of some sort you should be ok with that size tire and that amount of lowering. You really should fill in what kind of car you have if you are going to ask questions about what will fit on it.
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If you want slightly lower than stock gearing it will work ok. 225/50 16 will be the same diameter as stock and will keep your speedometer/odometer accurate. Assuming that your car had 205/55 16 tires on it stock.
225/50/16's will not fit on an 01 RS, lowered or not. The inside edge of the rear tires will rub the struts.

The fronts will fit fine but the only way to make that size fit the rears is to use a hub spacer and roll the rear fenders a little.


edit: Oops, should have read a little closer. I assumed that because he said he had 01 RS 6 spoke wheels, that he had an 01 RS. If not, then 225/50/16's will fit perfectly on any GD.
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oh crap, I forgot to mention, I have a 98 L sedan.
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