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Wheel/tire question

Hate the OEM wheels. Want to put on some 17x9s, but am told if I do that I MUST use low profile/high performance tires. Don't want that. So, true of false?

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You can shop around and get a good deal on a tire, in fact you can get a decent 17" tire that is all season, not too soft where you will face short tread life, and still have good traction.


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Yea, I'm pretty sure you will have to get a performance tire. Sumitomo makes an affordable performance tire, I currently have the HTR Z II's and am happy with them for the price. Check out american muscle or tire rack for some good prices. Also, if you buy the wheels & tires from american muscle I'm pretty sure they will mount and balance for free.

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