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Iv had my eye on getting some 18's.... but a few peoples comments have made me slightly reconsider. Which should i get for my 216si bubble?
 

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i just think 17's are a bit common... everyone puts 17's on... even wanna b modders! Just think 18's would be a bit more special. its so hard to decide!
 

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Would you not be scarifying decent handling and comfort moving up to 18s??

And as said you have the increased rubber costs
 

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Definitely 18s - if you're doing it for cost then get some 14" wheel trims! If not then who cares about tyre price, it's all about the looks. I put on 17s and know that my next set will be 18" minimum...

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18s would like sweeeeeeet!
I have 17s on my ZR, however the only reason I don't have 18s is because I want my car to keep its MG theme, and unfortunately MG don't do 18s (well they do, but not in the ZR/ZS fitment) :sad3:
 

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Yeah but this guy sincerley regrets having 16's! I just convince myself that im going for a euro look. :)
 

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I'll say get some 17s that have spokes that go all the way to the edge.
I have and from a distance they look huge!!
Up close they just look big.
 

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Stick with 17's. I think anything larger on the 200 just looks out of place. The ride will be crap and the handling will be funny all for an extra inch and your tyre changes will be more expensive.

If you get the right sort of alloys the 17's will look bob on especially when lowered. Don't sacrifice everything just for an inch.
 

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ok iv been convinced... 17's is the way. Although now it screws up my choice of wheel!!!!!! :err: I was going to get Wolfrace Warriors, but they are dished (which i like) but in 17's would look small. My mates got a pair similar and they dont look like 17's!! I was thinking of getting Oz Titans, which go right to the edge........> WAT TO BUY?????? :indiff:
 

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personally i would go for 18's as i have them myself on my zr and to tell you the truth the handling feels alot better considering the tyres are wider. and the price isnt much different it all depends on how much you spend. you can look on the web for buying tyres and then get them fitted. i have just had to pay £180 today on two new tyres with fitting and tracking. 18's all the way
 

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17s are standard, go bigger, you know you want to!

Let's start posting up pics - here's mine with 17s and lowered :(

 

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yeh by looking at Liamm83's wheels... no offence... but they do not look like 17's. The 200 is a pretty big-ish car. 17's go nice on pugs and sax's but i think cos the size of the car n the style of wheel i wanna get i should get 18's!!

Im constantly changing my mind! :indiff:
 

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dont blame you, i suppose it all depends on wat type of wheel you get whether it be dep dish or just flat. i think that the bigger you go with deep dish wheels the beta or just go crazy and get some 19's or ur zed

dunno whether this works but here we go
 

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nah didnt work..... dont think 19's would be too easy to drive with! All that rubbing would piss me off and im not forking out on extensive work to make em fit! cheers n e way tho... i think i'll stick with 18's ........... possibly lol
 
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