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What wheels for Grande Punto?

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I recently bought Grande Punto 5 door black metalic 1.3 multijet 90bhp, and i am thinking to change the original alloys for something else.

What do u guys recomend size wise? Can i go 17"? Will it affect handling/comfort?

ANy suggestions are welcome.

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Re: What wheels for Grande Punto?

17's easily. 18's pretty simple.

heck i rekon 19's will fit if your daring

i have black 17's at the moment which i think look great with my black car.
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17's easily. 18's pretty simple.

heck i rekon 19's will fit if your daring

i have black 17's at the moment which i think look great with my black car.
Thanks for your info, i wont go any bigger than 17" as i am sure handling/performance/economy/comfort will go down the hill.

How does your car handle compare to standard wheels? Did u have 15" standard? Also did it affect economy/performance/comfort?

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Re: What wheels for Grande Punto?

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Thanks for your info, i wont go any bigger than 17" as i am sure handling/performance/economy/comfort will go down the hill.

How does your car handle compare to standard wheels? Did u have 15" standard? Also did it affect economy/performance/comfort?

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yeah, i had standard 15's

ride is no different but it handles and holds the road so much better. mine is getting lowered pretty soon so it should be preeety good.

17's suit the the car. especially when dropped 30-40mm
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Re: What wheels for Grande Punto?

You will easily get away with 17s as that is what the Sporting runs on (and that is lowered 20mm as standard in comparison to all the other GPs).

Since ive had my wheels done im thinking its got to be lowered next. The thing is the back looks about 20mm higher than the front but i cant just lower the back because it will pivot. Im wondering if another 20mm or so all round will help balance it or whether it will just make it stand out more.

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yeah, i had standard 15's

ride is no different but it handles and holds the road so much better. mine is getting lowered pretty soon so it should be preeety good.

17's suit the the car. especially when dropped 30-40mm
maybe comfort will be affected with 18s, but i bet they would look the dog b??????s.
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Re: What wheels for Grande Punto?

I like the standard petrol sporting wheels best.
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maybe comfort will be affected with 18s, but i bet they would look the dog b??????s.

yeah, i would have got them but they were an extra hundred quid and i was poor at the time
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Re: What wheels for Grande Punto?

hey i bought wolfrace mantis alloys and they wont fit my gp any body no why??i was told i need floating bolts which are 2mm smaller than the other ones any body got any ideas??
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