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Posted: Fri May 12, 2006 10:06 pm 
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Just scored some au xr8's for 400 bux... slight gutter rash but part from that there fine.. just wondering, will they be 16's or 17's
what profile tire will be the best for it.
i can get 235's x 45 x 17 for like 120 bux a corner thru a mate but yeah..
advice please
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Posted: Fri May 12, 2006 10:08 pm 
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they'll be 17"'s for sure, factory tyre size (On BA's at least so im assuming AU's) is 245/40R17 on XR's and 235/45R17 on Ghias...
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Posted: Fri May 12, 2006 10:12 pm 
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Yeah 17's like the ones om my ute and sedan.
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Posted: Fri May 12, 2006 10:20 pm 
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sweet, i thought they were.
so what size tires then...
245x40 or 235x45 :?:
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Posted: Fri May 12, 2006 11:19 pm 
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fpv_1 wrote:
sweet, i thought they were.
so what size tires then...
245x40 or 235x45 :?:


depends on how wide you want the tyre and how low the profile really....on my old 17x8s i ran 235x45....nice look and still got some give between the rad and the mag.

 

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