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Ok fellers, I have some 17x7 adrs that I just bought new here, now I have a 96 civic, I need 205/40/17 size correct?? let me know thanks guys!!!!
 

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i am pretty sure 205 is the widest you can get. I Don't remember if 215 do but i would go with those if you can the wider the better. :)
 

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205 is the way to go...and if the roads are really bad around you definitely a 40/45 series tires. anything lower will just end up destroying a rim if you hit a big enough pothole.
205/40/17 is a good size man.....good luck
 

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205/40/17 is the optimum tire size. Least loss over OEM with greatest handling gains. Best bang for your buck. Plus, 215's will rub- My friend has a set on his EK with 17's.

I did a little research on the subject and here are the results. Proper tire fitments next to size.:

Ratings:
1st choice: Plus Three- (17's- 205/40/17)
Good for performance, good looking very low profile tire, perfect clearence. Braking in this combination is superior to all others. Had the second fast 1/4 mile time of the group. Second in skid pad and salomn aslo. Expensive however.
2nd choice: Plus Four. (18's 205/35/18)
Good looking, but harsh riding very low profile tire. Tire is very small almost rubber band like. You give up the 1/4 mile time, but gain in salomn and skid pad. Excellent handling. Very friggin expensive.
3rd Choice: Plus Two (16's 205/45/16)
Not the best looking, but good if you are on a budget. Handles marginally better than OE, and braking is superior. Later you will want 17's though. (trust me)
4th Choice: OE (14's 185/65/14)
Steelies are better than 15's. No handling gains are recognizable with 15's, while you gain weigth and spend money. Just get plus 3's.

(information gathered from Alan Paradise, Oscar Jackson, with my own testing)
-TK
 

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i have 18's with 215 and i have to pull hard on the wheel to make it rub... not on normal turning.
 
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