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Old 08-04-2005, 01:59 PM   #1
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Default Any 16 inch rims will fit the 04 STi?

Maybe a stupid question but just curious in are there any rims that will fit the 04 STi that will clear the Brembo brakes?

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Old 08-04-2005, 02:25 PM   #2
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No, but if you design them, you'll sell a million...
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What would be your reasoning in going to the 16" rim??
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The usual reason is being able to run 4.5" sidewalls for a bit more rough-road or snow capability. Not to mention gravel tires which top out at 16" sizes.
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Yeah I know those but some people think that it will allow them to get the smaller overall diameter but that isn't the case often times. You can often times can find shorter 17" tires.

That was what I was trying to figure out.
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I've heard that there have been a rim or two that fit.. That said, the real answer is smaller brakes. Of course there is tradeoffs with that so...

I've been running stock FXT rims on my STi for a while using some AP "upgrade" brakes for a WRX. kinda sucks because its mismatched to the brake booster and master cylinder, but on the other hand still works great for AutoX and street driving, just no longer approprate for a roadcourse.
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