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Old 01-02-2013, 11:14 PM   #37 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by F8L View Post
I should have stated the new wheels are not for fuel economy. They are added for looks and or handling. I'm interested in the negative impact of offset and width if all other factors are kept constant.
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