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View Poll Results: Size/Color
18's - Silver 1 11.11%
18's - Gold 3 33.33%
18's - Black 3 33.33%
17's Silver 1 11.11%
17's Gold 1 11.11%
17's Black 0 0%
Voters: 9. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 06-21-2015, 07:24 AM   #1
Scooby Newbie
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Join Date: Jan 2015
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2015 Subaru Impreza

Default 17's or 18's @ stock ride height?

I have a 2015 Impreza N/A. Eventually looking to get RSR Springs or BC Coils, but for now with a wedding planned and a honeymoon shortly after I can only swing the wheels and tires. I'm pretty much set on RPF1's. Still debating the color. What do you guy's/gal's suggest, Silver or Black? Hell maybe even gold? Leaning towards Silver...

So my main question. 17's or 18's, and what tire size? Either rim will end up being 8" width with a +45 Offset. I'm thinking a 235/40/18 with a 18x8 wheel will look pretty decent on stock suspension. Thoughts? Comments?


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Old 06-21-2015, 08:40 PM   #2
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2012 WRX 5 Door Prem
Pearl White


I don't have enough points to vote???
Black it out on 17's.
Gonna start a pole for my car
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Old 06-24-2015, 05:42 PM   #3
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Pick what YOU want! Not what others think they want!

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Old 06-26-2015, 11:24 PM   #4
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2017 Outback
Lapis Blue Pearl


17s will probably save a few bucks when buying tires. And offer a smoother ride. But 18s look super nice on Imprezas. Not too big but not small either.

I thought of doing my stock 17s gold but ended up keeping the rims silver. I just think it makes the rims pop out a little more. Black rims will make the rims look tiny unless you have a big brake kit(or at least bright red caliper covers). I dipped the rims on my old X3 black and it didn't even look like it had 17" rims.
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Old 06-27-2015, 01:29 AM   #5
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lotsa reasons not to go 18
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