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Old 11-18-2012, 05:54 PM   #1
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Will 18 and 19in rims fit??

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Will 18 or 19in rims Porsche rims fit my 1997 Boxster?.

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Old 11-18-2012, 06:51 PM   #2
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Yes and NO.
They will fit, but are not recommended due to structural issues.
18" wheels on a '97?
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Surely if you fit a larger diameter rim you would fit a lower profile tyre thus keeping the overall diameter the same. Why would this create structural problems?
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Surely if you fit a larger diameter rim you would fit a lower profile tyre thus keeping the overall diameter the same. Why would this create structural problems?
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Will 18 or 19in rims Porsche rims fit my 1997 Boxster?.
Put 19" Carrera Sport wheels on my 02 Boxster, Fit no problem with a 55x8.5 fronts, and 42x10 rear. Looked great, and had more rubber on the road!



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He has a 1997 not a 2002...
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[QUOTE=stephe57;313408]….and had more rubber on the road!

What fun is that?

Got to leave a little 'Remember me' rubber or are talking about balls of rubber? (Marbles are only good on a race track)
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Old 11-21-2012, 01:48 PM   #9
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19" wheels work fine on my '98 Boxster.
It just makes the car pretty uncomfortable, but it handles great and I never had any structural issues.



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19" wheels work fine on my '98 Boxster.
It just makes the car pretty uncomfortable, but it handles great and I never had any structural issues.
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19" wheels work fine on my '98 Boxster.
It just makes the car pretty uncomfortable, but it handles great and I never had any structural issues.
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