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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 04-09-2009, 10:35 PM Thread Starter
 
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big changes since i bought her

got a pair of pontiac solstice rims and tires 245/45r18 for $100 and was wondering has anyone had problems with there car computer bc of the bigger wheel i just wont to make sure b4 putting them on need to order 5mm spacers for the front just robing on the nuckle.. thanks

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Solstice rims fit a t-bird???????

As far as your question goes, no, the bigger rims will not hurt your computer. It will throw your speedo off though.

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Soltice is 5-110mm bolt pattern with a ultra high offset 55MM.

245-45-18 tires are going to change the speedo by like .8 mph.

I dont think they are going to bolt down proper. I would recomend not running them. Its soooo close though. Nope, I would not chance it personally.

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post #4 of 14 (permalink) Old 04-10-2009, 02:33 AM
 
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Actually 245/45-18 is close to stock tire diameter, so it shouldn't throw anything off.

Solstice wheels are 18x8 5x110 +55 offset according to a Solstice forum. Our lugs are 5x108/4.25, and that's a higher offset. I'm not sure how well those wheels are gonna fit.

Edit: Crap! The wheel guy beat me to it.
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they fit and there awesome tires to i got some many people sayin nice car yesterday and many more today.. speedo right on better then with mi old tires. and now i can chearp into 2nd gear so happy..

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be sure to let us know if they fall off...Drive Safe!!

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i drove 174 miles yesterday and they didnt move staded tight and they ride awesome .. and thanks i took it easy for a couple miles and checked them then took them out for a beating got the car up to 105 for a couple but still taking it easy till i get use to them not use to have soouch a small side wall..
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Yea I sincerely hope they dont come off on ya...Not jokin at all..

Its good that you checked the torque on them. I would keep doing that.

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yea i am about every half couple miles got the torque rench in mi back seat i had a wheel in mi talon fall off because the kid didnt tell me that the wheels like to come loose so id rather be safe then sorry...
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The flat black isn't my thing, but if you like it that's all that matters. The wrong bolt pattern wheels would scare the piss out of me if they were on my car, glad you haven't had a failure. Good luck.

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id rather be safe then sorry...
And by doing so, you run wheels that aren't the correct bolt pattern for the car.

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i havent had any problems with the wheels at all they keep there torque and i check them every couple weeks and the dont move from 105trq and i have about 2500miles on them so not as worried as i was before.
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I'm trying to figure out how the hell those things fit with such a High offset.... They can't be 55mm offset.

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