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fearturtle44 said:
Rather stupid question but thought I would ask. Other than attractiveness, does the 17" have other advantages over the 16"? Such as better MPGs, better stability, etc.

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Kevin
Better slalom/cornering speed. So I guess that would fall under "better stability" :D
 

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king chile said:
haha yeh.. i was just going to say other than the cosmetic aspect.. the 17s' are probably worse as far as traction and road feel etc. i have a friend who had a lowered crx with 16s on and he complained that he felt every imperfection on the road and that every pot hole he hit felt like it was destroying his vehicle
Depends if the suspension was designed for low profile tires. The Benz CL600 wearing dubs goes over rough roads better than most cars wearing 15" rims with huge sidewalls.
 
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