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05-30-2019, 02:22 PM
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Posted By Vortexhunter

Found out a bit late, but I will be joining you...

Found out a bit late, but I will be joining you for the parade on Friday!
05-08-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,998
Posted By lovegroova

They aren't always, and many are quite good. ...

They aren't always, and many are quite good.

For example, it's cheaper for me to use my local dealer than to use TGM for most ordinary jobs by the time you factor in travel/fuel costs (and they...
04-20-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By DanielB

My apologies if I offend anyone, but I have to...

My apologies if I offend anyone, but I have to disagree. If you keep the same type of tire and just change from 16" to 17", I think you'll notice a difference, but it won't be large. Most people...
04-20-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By SuperHamz

Definitely a marked improvement getting 17's over...

Definitely a marked improvement getting 17's over 16's and insurance are okay as long as you tell them - along with alignment, get your bushes done if you've not already done them
04-20-2018, 04:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By CynicG

This is a good point as cost wise you can pick up...

This is a good point as cost wise you can pick up 4 x 16s for around a ton or less. No chance of that with 17's so there is a cost implications as well as modification to consider. But Andy's the...
04-19-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By andy2000

I went from OEM 16s to OEM 17s some years back. ...

I went from OEM 16s to OEM 17s some years back. I cant recall noticing any significant difference. straight swap with no suspension adjustment needed.

IMHO they look better and also give a wider...
04-19-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By DanielB

Pay attention to the tread width up front as...

Pay attention to the tread width up front as going wider will affect steering feel. The differences are not huge, but noticeable. I used to run the OEM 16" rims on the street and OEM 17" on the...
04-19-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By Nottm_S2

The 17 wheels are heavier i believe so will...

The 17 wheels are heavier i believe so will probably increase unsprung mass which would lower grip on our less than utterrly shit roads

They do increase feel with less give in tyres imho

They...
04-18-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By Chuck S

OEM 17" wheels bolt right on and the lower...

OEM 17" wheels bolt right on and the lower profile tires used with them were intended to do what John just mentioned. Assuming you're running good performance tires.

-- Chuck
04-18-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By johnckeen

I went from OEM 16 to OEM 17 and the car was more...

I went from OEM 16 to OEM 17 and the car was more planted, less skittish with the extra width and on track you could carry much more speed and trail break with more control.

Would get an alignment...
02-05-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By noodels

:thumbup:

:thumbup:
09-13-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,019
Posted By brooktini86

Yeah I'm quite looking forward to the nicer ride...

Yeah I'm quite looking forward to the nicer ride people talk about, together with the awesome tyres that are on route (RE002s).
Going to be an exciting week haha.

I got them done at Vulcan...
06-27-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,634
Posted By BBQduck

Awesome! Thanks for sharing, your car looks mint!...

Awesome! Thanks for sharing, your car looks mint!
Unfortunately just slightly too far for me, I'm based in London. I'll try to decide which direction I'll go hopefully before my next track day :)
05-25-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,510
Posted By unclefester

Honda - i paid UK prices but meh .. it's had so...

Honda - i paid UK prices but meh .. it's had so little work over the years i don't mind the cost. My mechanic is the local favourite - I've been using him for years as have more than a few others on...
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