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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Oct 25th, 06, 08:23 AM Thread Starter
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What exactley are the pro,s & cons of runninng 15" 16" 17" does running 16" over 17" really lessen handling ?Do 18"s really gain signifacant handleing?

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Re: rim size

All my research leads me to believe 17" offer the best overall handling performance and anything larger is not optimal. A couple years ago Carl C here on the site was the test mule for a wheel and tire test in Super Chevy or CHP mag. Maybe he will pop in and comment...

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