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Old 04-04-2002, 11:12 AM
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Post 1987 911 Wheels- 16/17 sizes

Can you run 17" wheels
if so what width and what size tires


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Old 04-04-2002, 12:19 PM
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Doug, If you are looking to Club Race, the max. sizes you can run are 17x8 in the front and 17x9 in the rear. I feel that anything bigger in the rear you will overtire the car. That is if your motor is still stock. Hope this helps.

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Old 04-08-2002, 11:21 AM
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I would suggest 7" front with 205/50 and 9" rear with 255/40

205 width on the front will still give you excellent steering feel.

these widths should also give you no clearance problems
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Old 04-09-2002, 02:03 PM
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I have 17ö by 7.5 and 9 wheels with 225/45 tires on front and 255/40 on back. It is an ĺ86 that is lowered to 24.5ö in front with rolled fenders and some negative camber. There is no rubbing and it looks nice.
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