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    Wheel Setups in 996: Poll

    Hello, i was interested to know if and how many have made an upgrade in wheels/tire sizes in your 996 and how many have sticked to factory dimensions...


    Have you moved to 18" and moreover have you upgraded rear tyres to 285 ??

    What are your impression after the upgrade ,did the car feel, heavier? slower? depressed in acceleration?

    Thank yo very much

    Re: Wheel Setups in 996: Poll

    I didn't see an option for what I did. I had OEM 18" on my C2 cab but didn't like the understeer. I kept the rear tires stock at 265/35 but increased the front widths to 235/40. This small change made a huge difference in the way the car handled and killed the terminal understeer I had been getting.

    Re: Wheel Setups in 996: Poll

    i ve herd this by another 996 owner Jeff, very good upgrade

    Re: Wheel Setups in 996: Poll

    Anybody know if the 997 GT3 Cup uses 18's or 19's?

    -SB

    Re: Wheel Setups in 996: Poll

    I'm not completely sure but I think they need to use 18" due to race regulations

    Re: Wheel Setups in 996: Poll

    Quote:
    Silver Bullet said:
    Anybody know if the 997 GT3 Cup uses 18's or 19's?

    -SB

    997 Cup
    Fronts: three-piece BBS center-lock aluminium rims (9J x 18), rim offset 43
    Rears: three-piece BBS center-lock aluminium rims (11J x 18), rim offset 30

     
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