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    just picked these up for a steal $520 shipped to my door including taxes

    AVID.1 Wheels: AV-20 17x9 Machined Rims

    picked up the flat black ones but same specs as this 17x9 +35 offset

    less than 20lbs (19.8) and wide enough to fit a 255 on it and keep the tire shop people from telling you that you don't know what youre doing because your 20 years old and theyre 50 (that came from the heart haha).

    want to put some 255/45/r17 continental DWS06 on them I just picked up a fender rolling tool but looking at the specs of the wheel and tire ill be just a little bit over 40lbs a corner which seems huge to me compared to my setup now which is probably over 50lbs per corner and 30mm less tire width per corner.

    just want to see what everyone thinks about the tire size on a 9 in rim and if it will fit good for me on my lowered setup also if I should get the dws06 or look into something else
    2004 gtp SD headers, e85, #60 injectors, Walbroh 255lph, junkyard custom fender well intake, lq4 MAF, 3.1 Pulley, 1.95 rockers, l76 springs, shift kit and tranny cooler
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    hey everyone I snagged these a few days ago let me know what you think.

    https://www.samsclub.com/sams/275-40...rod17810028.ip

    total was $490 after tax for the set of 4 and is going to cost $60 to get all 4 mounted and balanced currently at $1090 for the complete wheel and tire package including the fender tool and I plan on selling my old rims for around $200 so this will basically be the price some people pay for just tires for a pretty clean set IMO. ill post pics of the rim and tire once they mounted maybe gets some weight measurements but wont have them on for a while. planning on rolling the fenders and having a body shop guy I know take care of any rust problem areas on the fenders and maybe respray the bumpers (previous owner didn't sand them when he painted them and they are chipping MAD).
    2004 gtp SD headers, e85, #60 injectors, Walbroh 255lph, junkyard custom fender well intake, lq4 MAF, 3.1 Pulley, 1.95 rockers, l76 springs, shift kit and tranny cooler
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    not bad
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    9" wheel is probably at the limit. Seems a little odd to me not to go with 18's for brake upgrade/swaps so the calipers clear.

    It's our second set of those tires in 235. There was cash back until like the 12th on Tirerack. Paid $460 after $70 rebate w/free 2 year road hazard.
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    yeah I originally wanted to do an 17x8 but I found these 17x9 on a closeout cheaper than any new wheel I was looking at and only 1lb more still 7 lbs lighter then my current rim and that's cool im glad to know you got a second set of these tires they must be good right was worried on the quality since they seemed to good to be true.

    also I already did the f-body brake upgrade with ss lines and that is extreme stopping power to me lol don't think my eyeball sockets could handle anymore stopping power and they fit good with the current 17s I have on now
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    2004 gtp SD headers, e85, #60 injectors, Walbroh 255lph, junkyard custom fender well intake, lq4 MAF, 3.1 Pulley, 1.95 rockers, l76 springs, shift kit and tranny cooler
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    looks slick

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    thanks just finished rolling the fenders but the rust on them caused the paint to chip so im taking it to a body shop guy I know lol going to have him take care of any other rust problem areas as well
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    That could get ugly being as your in Michigan

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    yea body shop guy i know said its not bad and rust could come back anyway so he told me to just leave it luckly the structure of the car isnt as rusted and strut towers are super clean may just spray some anti rust vht spray i have on the fenders to give them some more time the chipping does have to be pointed out to notice as its under the fender
    2004 gtp SD headers, e85, #60 injectors, Walbroh 255lph, junkyard custom fender well intake, lq4 MAF, 3.1 Pulley, 1.95 rockers, l76 springs, shift kit and tranny cooler
    BMR trailing and rear control arms, zzp STB's, tubular control arms, Dorman and Addoco sway bars, intense coilovers, poly bushings and mounts.
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