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Old 02 Feb 2013, 07:01 am
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Default Looking at a 99 accord with 18inch rims. Bad idea?

Are 18 inch rims on this car going to be too hard?
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Old 02 Feb 2013, 07:16 am
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Keep in mind that the larger the rim goes, the thinner the sidewall in the tire will be. If the tire on a 15 inch rim has a 4 inch sidewall, then a tire on the 18 inch rim will be 2.5 inches. The thinner the sidewall, the rougher the ride will be. On a road that has a washboard surface, you could lose some traction. Is it a bad idea? Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. In my opinion, 18" rims would not be that bad. 21" would be extreme and very uncomfortable.
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Old 02 Feb 2013, 07:31 am
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not really. 18" is my favorite rim size for cars like that)































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