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 Post subject: Will these rims fit my FG Falcon?
Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 12:32 pm 
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Hey everyone,

Currently, I have a 2009 Ford Falcon FG XT, with standard 16" alloy wheels. The current tyres are 215's (I think)

I'm looking to upgrade to these 18" wheels, which originally were on a Ford Territory.
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Here are the specifications of the wheels
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(Basically, 18x7.5Jx36.5)

Will these wheels fit on my car without too much trouble, and will they look normal/good?

I called beaurepaires today, and they said 7.5" is too small for a Falcon, and that I would need 8", as Falcon's usually run 245's?

Thoughts?

Any help is appreciated, Thanks, Dean

 

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 Post subject: Re: Will these rims fit my FG Falcon?
Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 12:48 pm 
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...I don't see how a 7.5" wide rim initially on a Territory is too small for a Falcon...

I'm no expert, but pretty sure they should fit.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Will these rims fit my FG Falcon?
Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 2:08 pm 
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Lol I have no idea at all!
I'm guessing they will fit, but they aren't very wide, so they'll be too far inwards if that makes sense

 

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 Post subject: Re: Will these rims fit my FG Falcon?
Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 2:32 pm 
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they will be fine,... i thought the falcons ran 235 on factory 18" rims
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Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 2:34 pm 
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Troyman,

You don't think they will look out of place or anything like that?

 

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 Post subject: Re: Will these rims fit my FG Falcon?
Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 2:46 pm 
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i dont think it will look odd, what size tyres you want to run?

235 on 7.5" rims will still be ok, some put 245 on 8" ..
it might look a bit weired if you were to put 245 on the 7.5" rim...

to give you an idea get a ruler and look at 1/2" which is 12.7mm/ 1.27 cm.. not a huge amount...
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Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 3:15 pm 
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I really don't mind what size tyres I get, I just want something that will fit the car nicely, fit the wheels nicely, and also have some extra tyre to prevent gutter rash if possible.

Yeah I've been thinking about that, and it really isn't that big of an amount, just worried because I'm new to all this tyre business

 

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