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Old 15 Mar 2007, 12:48 am
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I have a set of custom 17" wheels on my 97 Sebring that I want to switch off to put on the 2006 PT I bought today now that the Sebring is ready for the boneyard...I know they will fit dimension wise on the bolts but I was wondering if anyone has had any problems with putting 17's on theirs with clearances etc and if so how did you rectify it ? In other words can I just remove the stock alloys to slap on the 17's ?

http://www.rtxwheels.com/eng/store//...X1923&catid=11 is the exact wheel I have...

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I have a set of custom 17" wheels on my 97 Sebring that I want to switch off to put on the 2006 PT I bought today now that the Sebring is ready for the boneyard...I know they will fit dimension wise on the bolts but I was wondering if anyone has had any problems with putting 17's on theirs with clearances etc and if so how did you rectify it ? In other words can I just remove the stock alloys to slap on the 17's ?

http://www.rtxwheels.com/eng/store//...X1923&catid=11 is the exact wheel I have...

Any feedback would be appreciated [:I]

The PT GT has 17's. You will have to compensate with tire size if you want your speedo to be correct.
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17" isn't the issue - bolt pattern of 5x100, offset of +35 are.
Quite sure the proper tire size is 215/50 for 17".
As MeanGreen noted, 17" wheels come on the GT, so it's not a problem.
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Thanks for the info...the tire size on the wheels now are 215/60/17..I don't recall the offset but I'll give them a shot to see how it works out
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Thanks for the info...the tire size on the wheels now are 215/60/17..I don't recall the offset but I'll give them a shot to see how it works out
With 60 series, your speedometer will read lower than you're actually doing.
And I was wrong - stock tire size is 205/50/17, not 215/50. (went to Chrysler website).
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welcome to the board !!you can slap them right on, but like mentioned speedo might be alittle off
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Thanks guys for your help. Tomorrow should be the big day to do the switch if the weather actually cooperates.

I did find a great link at http://www.carmodifier.com/default.a...ntreCalculator which will show how the different tire sizes will impact the speedometer reading. It could be handy for anyone else who might have the same questions. Thanks again !
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I was wrong..the tires I have are 215/50/17 and it looks like I will need the tire size suggested...205/50/17. When I tried the wheels today on the front the strut almost rests on top of the tire...maybe 1/16" of clearance if that. With the 16's on it currently there is about 1/4" clearance or better....they will look great though when they are on...correct offset and all
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I was wrong..the tires I have are 215/50/17 and it looks like I will need the tire size suggested...205/50/17. When I tried the wheels today on the front the strut almost rests on top of the tire...maybe 1/16" of clearance if that. With the 16's on it currently there is about 1/4" clearance or better....they will look great though when they are on...correct offset and all
The turbo does have 17" Wheels BUT it has reduced turning radius. You may experience rubbing on sharp turns.
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