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What rims will fit my Grand AM??

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I want to get rims for my 2004 Pontiac Grand AM i just don't know what size to get.

I wanted to get the biggest i could without having to modify my car.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!!

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Biggest you can go is 18". But when you have 18"s, you need a drop to set them off right.

Also, the wheel will need an offset of 40mm or 42mm to not rub.

Width wise, no bigger than 8.5. The stock 16"s are 6.5.

The bolt pattern is 5x115, but 5x114.3 works with the correct hub rings.

What wheels did you have in mind?

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' date='Sep 20 2010, 08:52 AM' post='36811']

Biggest you can go is 18". But when you have 18"s, you need a drop to set them off right.

Also, the wheel will need an offset of 40mm or 42mm to not rub.

Width wise, no bigger than 8.5. The stock 16"s are 6.5.

The bolt pattern is 5x115, but 5x114.3 works with the correct hub rings.

What wheels did you have in mind?

Thanks for the help.

I'm honestly not sure what i want at all. A buddy of mine had the same car and i want to say he had 20's on it, but idk if he had to do any modification to the car. Im assuming he probably did.

But are you saying that if i got 18s i would still have to modify the fender well or something?

I was hoping i could just put them on without any trouble.

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The GA needs no modification to the wheel wells at all.

20"s? Unless the car is body kitted (SC/T or RK Sport) and bagged, 20"s look terribly out of place on a GA.

IMO, a simple five, six and seven spoke wheel ALWAYS looks good.

Any pics of the GA? It'll give me a better idea what will look good.

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' date='Sep 20 2010, 09:40 AM' post='36832']

The GA needs no modification to the wheel wells at all.

20"s? Unless the car is body kitted (SC/T or RK Sport) and bagged, 20"s look terribly out of place on a GA.

IMO, a simple five, six and seven spoke wheel ALWAYS looks good.

Any pics of the GA? It'll give me a better idea what will look good.

Cool deal. Idk for sure if they were 20's or not. they were ridiculously big tho. 18s sound great to me, thats actually what i had in mind first.

I don't have any pics yet, i just found this website, but after work today i can post some and you can check it out. I was wanting black rims with possibly a chrome lip, ive found some i like, just didnt know what size to get. My grand am is red, has dark tint, and some black accents, im gonna black out the tail lights soon also. so the rims i was thinking about would look pretty sick.

Would you say an 18in /8.0 width would be a good size to get? Would they fit with the stock suspension and what not?

http://www.discountedwheelwarehouse.com/St...;ShowLarge=True

here is the rims i were looking at.

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My car has 17x8 rims with a 235/45 R17 tire, and I have zero issues.

Since your car is red, satin black wheels with a red lip would look tits.

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' date='Sep 20 2010, 10:39 AM' post='36835']

My car has 17x8 rims with a 235/45 R17 tire, and I have zero issues.

Since your car is red, satin black wheels with a red lip would look tits.

cool. i might try a 225/40/18 tire and see how it goes with 18x8 rims.

i've heard it would fit just fine, so we'll see. plus i think it will look pretty badass.

preciate it.

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I think either a 235 or 245 would suit an 18x8 rim much better.

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' date='Sep 20 2010, 12:35 PM' post='36846']

I think either a 235 or 245 would suit an 18x8 rim much better.

Okay. do you think that would push the tire too big to fit under the wheel well?

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moved to rims and tires

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Okay. do you think that would push the tire too big to fit under the wheel well?

Nope. Either changing the offset or using wheel spacers will fill the wheels out in the wheel well opening.

225 is just too narrow for a 8 width rim.

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235/40r18's FTW..I have 18x8 TSW Vortex wrapped in Nitto Neogen..talk to a guy named Jason at unique wheels direct .com..decent guy and beat all the competitors on price..by hundreds..

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