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Old 25 Oct 2001, 04:04 pm
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Hi everyone, I have a 2001 Black PT. I am getting ready to put new rims on my baby. i want to get 17" Enkei Valor rims, now i know the 17" size isnt a problem, my question is, what's the max wheel width you can put on a Cruiser before mods are needed. These wheels are 17X9! Will they fit? or is 8 the biggest i can go.
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Paul

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Old 25 Oct 2001, 04:54 pm
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Here's some info from Shane of TireRack.com

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18" is the largest that we have tested to fit on the Cruiser.
Here is a breakdown of sizes:

18" staggered combo:
225/40-18 front, 245/(35or40)-18 on rear.
same size all the way around:
235/40-18 or 225/40-18

17" staggered combo:
225/45-17or205/50-17 FR., 245/(40or45)-17 RE.
Same size all the way around:
235/45-17 or 225/45-17

Let me know if you need any clarifications. On the rear sizes where I list two different profile possibilities, the first profile (lower profile) would be the same overall diameter as the front size. The second profile(higher profile) would be a little taller than the front size listed, giving you a wider and taller look on the rear. All of these sizes listed are acceptable even with ABS as it falls within the 3% differential needed so that ABS is still functional.


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When ordering from The Tire Rack
Please reference "SHANE EXT 341"
Or call me direct 800 428 8355 ext 341
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Old 26 Oct 2001, 09:12 am
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Thanks Much!

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