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Hello Pontiac fans I had one question I have a 2001 grand am se v4 2.4,wanted to put some rims but need some advise if 18 will fit on my car with out no issues.right now there on there stock 15 in rim

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Hello Pontiac fans I had one question I have a 2001 grand am se v4 2.4,wanted to put some rims but need some advise if 18 will fit on my car with out no issues.right now there on there stock 15 in rim

your car will be quite abit slower but they should fit.

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Thanks its ok im going for the look not speed lol but thanks B)

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The biggest you can go is 18". But without being lowered, they don't look right on the car.

Now, the specs of the type of wheel you need and such:

Bolt pattern is 5x115, but 5x114.3 will work with the correct hub rings.

Find a wheel with an offset of +35 - +30 to fill out the wheel well nicely. Stock is +42 by comparison.

With an 18x7 rim, I'd run a 225/40 R18 tire

With an 18x8 rim, run a 235/40 R18 tire

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Ok thanks that help also really apriciate it B)

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I seen some grand am with 20 in rims but I wanted to get 18in on my grand am cuz I heard that's the max size for a grand am 18in ,does that mean they modified there car to put 20 in rims ,please help was just about to order me some rims but gotta get this answer first.my car is a grand am se v4 2.4 stock rims are 15in right now

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Sorry forgot my grand am is 2001

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I told you in your last thread, 18"s are the biggest you should go.

20"s are disproportional to the GA's size, and look beyond stupid. The GA is not something to Donk and make look like a hood rat's car.

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I agree with Chaos, I'd have 18s as the maximum size. 20s would really throw off the spedometer and odometer, and not to mention there may be some clearance issues with the wheel arches (Possibly other parts as well) depending on how big the tires are.

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I told you in your last thread, 18"s are the biggest you should go.

20"s are disproportional to the GA's size, and look beyond stupid. The GA is not something to Donk and make look like a hood rat's car.

:agreed:

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Thanks people im still going on the 18 just was wondering

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merged into original thread.

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Find a wheel with an offset of +35 - +30 to fill out the wheel well nicely. Stock is +42 by comparison.

Just remember offset is the distance from wheel centerline to mounting face. So comparing a 7" to a 8" wheel, the 8" wheel will stick out more with the same offset.

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Good point. I mainly go by my own ROHs that I have, they're 17x8 with a +38 offset. Most wheels people find tend to be 7" wide though.

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