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Old 07-19-2004, 08:43 AM   #1
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Question Wheel Sizing

I am getting an Eibach Pro Kit for my 2004 WRX next month.
My parents are getting me new rims/tires for my birthday. However, I cannot decide if 17's or 18's are better. I do AutoX a bit and the roads here in Buffalo/Rochester are bumpy, but in no way have huge gaping holes in the road.
I'm looking at getting some 17" Konig Glides in Flat Gold with some Hankook tires.

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Old 07-19-2004, 09:57 AM   #2
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I would go with the 17's if you do Auto-X and based on the road conditions you have. Not sure about the Konig's though as I've never liked that brand. If my parents were springing for rims/tires, I would be looking at Volk's.

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Old 07-19-2004, 12:11 PM   #3
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I would also recommend 17's...from a cosmetic perspective, the drop is mild so
you want to have enough side wall left. 225/45/17 would be a good tire size (for
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Old 07-19-2004, 12:46 PM   #4
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I havent heard too many good things about konig, if youre budget was tight Id be looking at the new Rotas (TE37 replicas and advan RG replicas)!!
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Old 07-19-2004, 02:10 PM   #5
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I would recommend 17" because if you select the correct wheel dimension and tire size you can still run in stock class when AutoXing
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