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All of that has nothing to do with performance guys.

It depends what size tires you used and how heavy the rims are. If overall they are larger than what you had before, you will have taller gearing and that will make you slower but actually give you more top speed. Also, if they are heavier, the extra unsprung weight is going to hold you back a lot. But with the lower sidewall that I assume you have compared to what you were running before, you will have less flex and better handling.
 

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Louse76 on Aug/08/02 said:
All of that has nothing to do with performance guys.

It depends what size tires you used and how heavy the rims are. If overall they are larger than what you had before, you will have taller gearing and that will make you slower but actually give you more top speed. Also, if they are heavier, the extra unsprung weight is going to hold you back a lot. But with the lower sidewall that I assume you have compared to what you were running before, you will have less flex and better handling.
see, louse, i wasn't sure if he/she was refering to the difference it speedometer reading or the actually performance of the vehicle. i guess one can interpret it either way...
 

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Louse76 on Aug/08/02All of that has nothing to do with performance guys. said:
It depends what size tires you used and how heavy the rims are. If overall they are larger than what you had before, you will have taller gearing and that will make you slower but actually give you more top speed...
i dont know too much. but the bigger rims you get the more top end you get are you sure.
 

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zad5 on Aug/08/02 said:
Quote: Louse76 on Aug/08/02All of that has nothing to do with performance guys. It depends what size tires you used and how heavy the rims are. If overall they are larger than what you had before, you will have taller gearing and that will make you slower but actually give you more top speed...
i dont know too much. but the bigger rims you get the more top end you get are you sure.

[/quote] dude... that's not what he was saying. he was saying that you get a higher top speed - not more high-end power... i see how that can be confusing though...
 
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