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Hiya all. Newbie here so bare with me if this question has already been answered. I've read as many topics/threads as time has allowed me, but haven't found my answer... Anyone know what companies have rims for my 2002 Elantra GT? Soemone told me Z Racing, but I can't locate a web site for them. I have tried the Tire Rack, and Discount Tire Warehouse, but I didn't like the looks of what they had. Thanks in advance for any input.
 

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Any rims in a 4x114.3 bolt pattern with an offset around +42 should work fine.


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ok this is for every one, the stock wheels on the Elantra are 195/60-14's diameter 589.6mm, here are the wheel sizes and tires that will also fit.
185/60-14 ( min size on 5" rims ) 577.6mm
195/60-14 ( stock Elantra and Tiburon ) 589.6mm
205/60-14 ( max 14" size ) 601.6mm
195/55-15 ( stock Tiburon FX ) 595.5mm
205/50-15 586mm
215/50-15 596mm
205/50-16 611.4mm ( used for touring car racing )
205/45-16 590.9mm
215/45-16 599.9mm ( michelins 16" suggestion )
215/40-16 578.4mm
205/40-17 595.8mm ( michelins 17" suggestion)
215/35-17 582.6mm
225/35-17 589.3mm ( 7.5/8" rims )
205/35-18 600.7mm ( max )

The max diameter is 602mm and the minimum is 578mm allowed but as we all know, keep them as close as possible, the max rim width is 8" the min is 5" ( damn too skinny ). Rim sizes are 14" to 17" ( 18" would ride way to harsh ) 18" and 19" would fit but damn would ride like rocks .The calculation is simple, tire width in mm x aspect ratio x 2 then add the rim size in mm ( 1" = 25.4 mm ) ie: for stock 195/60-14 it is ((195x0.6)x2)+(14x25.4) -->234+355.6mm=589.6mm . the allowed variance is +/- 12mm or 1/2" but suggested allowed variance is +/- 6mm ( 1/4" )to keep speedo readings almost dead accurate. Now for the other problem, the ride quality, if you put a set of 205/50-15" on the Elantra you will notice the ride change drastically, it will get harsh and "bussy" but it will be with in acceptable limits of your suspension, remember our mounts are strong but not indestructable and nothing lower than 40 series tires should be used. As with every thing there are exceptions and special cases.These are only recomendations and suggestions, you can vary by a bit
and also remember that some rims are wider or thinner etc. This allows
for more variety, plus these were based on the 99/2000 cars. Yes a pair of 205/50-16" will fit but remember the speedo readings will differ +/- 2mph at 60 mph. Other things you can do are putting smaller diameter tires, to increase acceleration ( great for drag racing ), or larger diameter tires to improve top speed and increase fuel economy, if you don't mind not knowing exactly how fast you are going. You can put 4 space saver spares on and drive the car but would you want to?






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Wow, where did you find all that info?


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