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I have a 07 Elise...

Looking to get these wheels:

XXR 530 15-16 Intense

Would I be better off doing 16x8 in the front and 17x8.25 in the back...

or doing 17x7 all the way around?

Car is on stock suspension - these will be street use only - will most likely use stockers for any track use
 

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looking at maybe 17x7 front and 17x8.25 rear...
 

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I'd like to go with 17X8 up front and 17X10 or even 18X10 in the back... I just couldn't find any that are forged and light enough. There is no reason for the wheel to be heavier than 10-lbs on a Lotus...that is my target weight. I would buckle for 12-lbs but not for 13-lbs.
 

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Bueller???
 

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looking at maybe 17x7 front and 17x8.25 rear...
I think that 's way too big on the front. I'd go 16 x 7 front and 17 x 8.25 rear.

My concern would be getting the correct offsets.

I'd like to go with 17X8 up front and 17X10 or even 18X10 in the back... I just couldn't find any that are forged and light enough. There is no reason for the wheel to be heavier than 10-lbs on a Lotus...that is my target weight. I would buckle for 12-lbs but not for 13-lbs.
Whoah - that much tyre is way to much for an Elise... it would only make any sense if the OP was adding significant power.

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sorry if it seems like i am asking stupid questions...
The only stupid questions are the ones you don't ask :)
 

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yeah 16x7 was what i was trying to go for, they just dont make them in that size on the wheel i wanted :(
 
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