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Hi All,

I have been doing some reading, and am getting ready to place an order. I live in Canada and see terrible winters, and plan to drive my 07 si through them to get to the skiing!

Tires:
Michelin X-Ice @ 205/55-16

Wheels:
16X6.5 with an offset of 45 and bolt pattern of 5x114.3.

Does all of this check out (offset, bolt pattern...)?

Please let me know ASAP, I want to get these ordered!

Thanks,
Scott
 

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What would be the BEST(can be more than one), Winter tires.. for cold weather.. SNOW.. ETC..

I'll be using it with the HFP 17" Rims.

Thanks all

PS: Good places to find it (discounts, and would be appreciated it.)
 

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Since you live in America tirerack is always the best. They have a section devoted to winter wheels/tires.
 

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dont get the x ice, i had them and so did my buddy they were ok but i just got the Dunlop Winter Sport 3d's and they are amazing!!!!!!

DUNLOP FTW
 

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Emailed my Honda dealership to see if they had any 16's kicking around. Got this:

Scott,
Sorry Honda does not recommend any 16" steel rims for the 06-08 Civic Si models. The
reason is that the calipers will interfere with the steel rims.
Thanks

HMM?
 

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Well buddy that emailed you back doesnt know what he is talking about... :shady:

It is true that certain steelies will interfere with your brake caliper, but OEM 16" Honda or Toyota steelies will clear just fine. :thumb:
 

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Well buddy that emailed you back doesnt know what he is talking about... :shady:

It is true that certain steelies will interfere with your brake caliper, but OEM 16" Honda or Toyota steelies will clear just fine. :thumb:
Confirmed...lots of people are running 16" stock Honda steelies for winter...myself included. Fitment is close, but it works fine.
 

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Yeah, I just bought 16" Blizzacs and steel wheels from tirerack.com ($620 shipped) for my Si and they fit fine with no caliper problems.
 

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Hi All,

I finally got everything put together. I bought some 02-05 RSX-s wheels (with pretty warn stock rubber) and had Goodyear Noridics (Canadian tire brand) 205-55-R16 mounted.

$400 for wheels, si center cap borrowed from stock wheels
$584.61 for tires mounted, balanced, taxed, and insured
=
$984.61

Feeling comfortable driving the Si on British Colombia ski trips no matter how bad the roads are = priceless.

Not to bad for winter beater wheels!


I can stick my finger between the tread block on these bad boys. Surprisingly they are very quiet on highway.
 
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