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bigger wheels the easy way?


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#1 bgd73

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Posted 13 July 2005 - 10:06 AM

I really need to change my wheels on my highwayed 93 loyale 2wd(4 lug). I would like 15 inch. I have found other posts with alot of work I do not find worthwhile for this "conversion".I cant seem to keep it contently balanced all the way around, (while parts necessary to keep it so are good) on long trips@ high speed (struts go weak to those little benders?).I have 12 oem wheels, 8 new tires mounted and I cant make it good. I have thought of the struts, but every make and model car I've had with 13" wheels really sucked at higher speeds(65-70mph they seem to start throwing thier flaws at me).I would like to drop the height of the rubber and give it bigger on the steel/aluminum wheel. Any cheap ideas?

(not pertaining to post; these are other things I've had to "fix" on my 93 loyale):
http://users.adelphi...ygd73/suby.html
thanks!

#2 TheSubaruJunkie

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Posted 13 July 2005 - 10:37 AM

15" rims

No modifications needed

Bolts right on:
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Same for 14":
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You can find 4x140mm rims from some older Peugeot's. They're available in 14" and 15"... steel & alloy.

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#3 bgd73

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Posted 13 July 2005 - 12:39 PM

thanks, will start the search......

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Posted 13 July 2005 - 06:47 PM

need not forget the toyota rims, 15'' alloy, and steel, and more plentiful, as well as cheaper.





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Posted 13 July 2005 - 08:37 PM

need not forget the toyota rims, 15'' alloy, and steel, and more plentiful, as well as cheaper.





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What Year Yota rims??? and are there any mods needed?

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Posted 13 July 2005 - 10:49 PM

hey bgd, I have been looking for some bigger wheels too. I found a set of four pug wheels at Silver's Auto in Orono, the guy said they weren't very pretty, but they would do the job just fine. I passed them up, so they're yours if you want.

#7 MorganM

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Posted 13 July 2005 - 11:36 PM

Be sure it's not the metric ones and that they are truely 15".

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Posted 13 July 2005 - 11:44 PM

need not forget the toyota rims, 15'' alloy, and steel, and more plentiful, as well as cheaper.





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Those are not direct bolt on wheels, which he is looking for.




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