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Old 08-24-2005, 11:23 PM   #1
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Thinking about going 19's. Please advise on the pro's and con's.
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Old 08-24-2005, 11:36 PM   #2
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Cons: Usually more weight, Less sidewall so the ride might suck
Pros: Bling

Cons outweigh the pros in my opinion, if u want bling just get 18's they look big enough
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Old 08-24-2005, 11:45 PM   #3
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Thank you for the input.

What about suspension wise, will 19's affect suspension, in a bad way i mean?
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Old 08-25-2005, 12:33 AM   #4
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It will ride like a truck, and the lower the sidewall the higher the tires limit and response, but the more evil they break away.
They DO stick better , but if you loose traction with it at high speed, its over.
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Old 08-25-2005, 12:39 AM   #5
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D@mn you snkeyz!!! I just found out your wheels are already ordered.

My wheels arrived early this pm. They look soweeeettt... still deciding what tire size to get. I'm confuse!!!!!

BTW, what did you get? Let me guess Volks or Advan. hmmm...
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Old 08-25-2005, 01:18 AM   #6
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Waasssuup! I didn't order anything yet, still doing research
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Old 08-25-2005, 07:44 PM   #7
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why only 19? Go 20. 225/30/20 is the perfect size for a STi.
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Old 08-26-2005, 10:06 AM   #8
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Brian Broz (a local BC member) is running 19" BBS on his WRX and it's a really nice look. From what I remember, he didn't have any complaints, even driving on our bumpy roads.
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Old 08-26-2005, 02:11 PM   #9
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JDM,

I didn't know 20's would fit. But I think that would just be too much.
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Old 08-26-2005, 02:12 PM   #10
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Battle,

Do you have a pic of Brian's WRX? I'd like to see how it sits.
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Old 08-26-2005, 03:28 PM   #11
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snkeyz, this is the latest pic of it. I'm not 100% sure it's still running the 19's, but I'll see if I can find out.

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Old 08-26-2005, 03:30 PM   #12
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woot!

here's some info from Brian.
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I have 19x8 +45 offset OZ Superleggerras. I had to have the rear fender lips rolled as it would rub on larger bumps/potholes. This is with Whiteline Flatout Springs/Sti Struts.

This car is absolutely beautiful in person.
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Old 08-26-2005, 07:33 PM   #13
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JDM,

I didn't know 20's would fit. But I think that would just be too much.
It'll fit, be the 1st!
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Old 08-26-2005, 08:31 PM   #14
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Battle,

His car sits really nice. Thanks for posting the pic. What size tires is he using?
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Old 08-26-2005, 08:33 PM   #15
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JDM,

Nah! Anything bigger than 19's just wouldn't look right.
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