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16" or 17" - Differences

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Ok guys!

I think I still have the option to change my wheel size from 16” to 17” as the car won’t have gone into production yet.

Can anyone please tell me what the benefits are or should I stick with 16”?!!!

even with my limited knowledge I know that 17" are bigger than 16" wheels!!


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Also, the larger diameter rims may increase your unsprung weight... if you understand that, then you'll understand... I'm sticking with 15s until I wear out these runflats, then I'll look into ultra-lightweight rims... will fit just fine when the car is lowered 10mm with the springs/struts.
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