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Old 11-07-2011, 10:20 PM
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need help making a wheel decision

I'm looking to order an OEM set of the cross spoke 177 but don't know if I should order a set of 19s or 20s. My concern is that I drive daily in NYC and don't want to destroy my tires/wheels on the monster potholes that riddle NYC. Also - does anyone know if these will just bolt on straight or will I need to do something to make this set work? Also - how much of a difference in ride quality will I notice? Thanks ahead of time!
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Old 11-07-2011, 11:53 PM
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177 wheels only come in 19x9 for the front and 19x10 for the rears. They will fit an E70.

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Old 11-08-2011, 07:23 AM
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The 177 wheels do come in 20s as I have factory part numbers for them also...285 in the front and 315 in the rear...
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Style 177 comes in 18", 19" and 20" for E70.
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Are you using these for summer, winter or all year?

Ride quality and handling are trade-offs. 20" gets better handling but since wheels are closer to road ride quality is stiff.
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these will be for the three seasons - I'll be using the current snowflake wheels (19in) I have for winter...when you mean a stiffer ride - is it a night and day difference compared to the current 19in setup I have?
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Minor but noticeable difference if you are going form 19" to 20".
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but it isn't going to rattle my fillings out of my head right? hahaha! Going to see if there is someone with a 20in setup to test drive...
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