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15X7 or 16X7....

Discussion in 'Wheels / Suspension / Tires / Brakes' started by ericL, Aug 3, 2004.

  1. ericL

    ericL Senior Member

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    I have 16X7 with 205/45's on an EJ and I will be autocrossing soon and want to know the advantages/disadvantages (if any) by switching to 15X7's with 205/50's...thanks
     
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    #1 - better tire selection
     
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    #2 - less rotational mass
     
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    #3- 15sw are t3h h0tn3ss
     
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    #4 - chicks dig 15's
     
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    #5 your brake rotors wont look as tiny with 15's
     
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    Get bigger rotors. :lol:
     
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    I stay in my power range better with 15's. When I ran 17's I had to shift more often....Seems that I accel a little faster too.
     
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    Yes, that works... but hardly any one thinks that way or has the money to do so.
     
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    I do. :shrug:
     
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    me too, i miss my big ol wilwood kit :(
     
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    Sweet 15X7's it is, thanks!
     
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