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Old 03-26-2015, 07:47 PM   #1
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Show me some pictures of your 17" rims on your car.

I am looking at getting some new rims for my 1999 2.5 and wanted to see what you guys are running. The car came equipped with 18's. Do any of the new cars Boxster/Cayman match up? The owners manual has these specs: 7" front, 8.5" rear Offset 55mm front 50mm rear.

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Old 03-27-2015, 06:23 AM   #2
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Here are a few (sorry they're not on the car):

Search Wheel Enhancement for Porsche Wheels and Accessories

And a few more if that's not enough:

https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&site=imghp&tbm=isch&source=hp&biw=1280&bih=583&q=Boxster+17%22+wheels&oq=Boxster+17%22+wheels&gs_l=img.12...1587.7816.0.10535.18.8.0.10.10.0.240 .1161.0j7j1.8.0.msedr...0...1ac.1.64.img..8.10.118 3.4yQiZqRWcG8

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Old 03-27-2015, 06:56 AM   #3
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Summer / Winter 17's




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Stock when I had them but have since gone to 18"
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I am looking at getting some new rims for my 1999 2.5 and wanted to see what you guys are running. The car came equipped with 18's. Do any of the new cars Boxster/Cayman match up? The owners manual has these specs: 7" front, 8.5" rear Offset 55mm front 50mm rear.
These are those ^ wheels sizes. tell us why you are going from 18 to 17?


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Painted 17 inch Track Rims. I get thumbs up from people of all ages whenever I have them on the car around town.

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Thanks for the pics and the link. Maybe we'll just paint them... Keep em coming!
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These are those ^ wheels sizes. tell us why you are going from 18 to 17?


Whats up with your tailpipes? - looks like they are damaged!
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Whats up with your tailpipes? - looks like they are damaged!
Yeah, that was before I had had it fixed. was rear-ended...here is what it looks like now!


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These are stock 03-04 takeoffs. Reasonably light with excellent brake visibility. Also freshly cleaned
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I'm liking the orange...Probably makes the car faster
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Here is my 03 S with the stock 17s




Here it is at roughly the same angle with the 18s



The 17s I had were, without a doubt, my favorite of all the 17s available from Porsche for that year.

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Summer / Winter 17's




Same wheels as mine. I just had them refurbished and they came out pristine. Will post some pics when not raining or snowing here and I can get it out and take some decent photos.
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^ I always loved the sport classics!

I have winter tires mounted on my stock 17" rims. But my summer tires are mounted on 17" 996 ten spokes:


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Are your wheels Cup IIs, 17x7, 17x9 w/ 55mm offset?

Looks good!

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