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Old 05-26-2004, 02:33 PM   #5
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Originally posted by pha q
I also have 17 inch rims sitting at home, and I am going to put them on soon, will this have a effect on my stock rims? Are the 17 inchers going to make my car higher or lower?

I think what you mean is ride height, not having an effect on the stock rims. Get out a calculator and check. I wouldn't worry about ride height so much on the wheels as I would rolling diameter. If you change that radically, your gear ratio effectively changes along with a couple of other things like rotational inertia (weight) and accuracy of your speedometer.
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