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15" 16" or 17" 3rd gen

Discussion in 'Wheels/Tires/Brakes' started by DanDidIT, Feb 18, 2017.

  1. DiabloGT

    DiabloGT FEOA Member

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    Ok, just to give some perspective for what I am doing.... I installed 2 of my 17's on the drivers side.... with the 235/45 R17 in the rear, this is why I worked the rear lip opening to allow for the increased tire width.... The first generation side skirts worked pretty damn good... I had to fab some sheet metal is inside where I moved the lip out to meet up with the skirt.... The front looks better with the 225/45 R17 now that I blended the front corners in a little bit.... The wheel studs are 10 mm longer and I used 2 3/16" spacers front and rear.... I do have enough space between the strut and tire to run a 235/40 R17's in the rear.... 20180220_175935.jpg
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    DiabloGT FEOA Member

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    Another angle... 20180220_174135.jpg
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    I like the way the 1G side skirt kicks out the flare to the rear well improving the aerodynamics. I've been looking for mudflaps and corner caps that will work but so far nada!

    John
  4. DiabloGT

    DiabloGT FEOA Member

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    Oh my brother, I am using mud flaps... they will have the Ford logos on them
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    novanutcase FEOA Member

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    I'm thinking more along the lines of what you see on a Nissa Altima.

    John
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    Hahahahahahahaha!!! Ur funny dude!!!

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