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Can you put 22 x 9.5 rims on a 04 impala?


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 Can you put 22 x 9.5 rims on a 04 impala?
topic by CHI TOWN - 04-21-2008, 01:06 PM


I Have seen posters on here mention 22x 8.5 rims for impalas. i have been looking @ sum lexanis but they are 9.5 will they still fit?


26 comments for "Can you put 22 x 9.5 rims on a 04 impala?"


 04-21-2008, 01:20 PMaway - #2
JayR04 79 heat pts79

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Originally Posted by CHI TOWN
I Have seen posters on here mention 22x 8.5 rims for impalas. i have been looking @ sum lexanis but they are 9.5 will they still fit?
highly doubt it.
 04-21-2008, 01:45 PMaway - #3
CHI TOWN 

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The 9.5 is da width of da rim right? if so what would prevent the rim from fitting? i dont know much about these things.
 04-21-2008, 02:19 PMaway - #4
JoeDoe22 46 heat pts46

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Originally Posted by CHI TOWN
The 9.5 is da width of da rim right? if so what would prevent the rim from fitting? i dont know much about these things.
Turning would be the problem but Im not sure if they would work or not.
 04-21-2008, 02:50 PMaway - #5
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I dont think they will but it might all depend on the offset of the rims and #### too. On my 04 Impala, I have 20 x 8.5's with a +10mm offset that came with a set of 255/35/20's. The rear was fine but the shoulder of the 2 front tires were getting cut so I had to go down a size. Now I have 245/35/20 in the front and 255/35/20 in the rear with no problems. Ultimately 9.5 might be pushin' it...
 04-21-2008, 04:25 PMaway - #6
CHI TOWN 

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Well the tires they come mounted on are 245 30 22. does this help?
 04-21-2008, 04:29 PMaway - #7
hjholston 

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i wouldn't put them on there, unless u want your car to fail.
 04-21-2008, 06:38 PMaway - #8
Zab_JudahX 5 heat pts

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Originally Posted by CHI TOWN
Well the tires they come mounted on are 245 30 22. does this help?
It helps because thats one of the smallest if not the smallest set of tires made for 22's.
 04-21-2008, 06:38 PMaway - #9
Rydinwicked16 

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no they will not fit. You will have to do some cutting if you want to turn. My buddy just put 22x8.5 on his impala with a 245/30/22 tire and he still had to bang up the strut cup in the rear cuz it was rubbing. If you go with a 235/30/22 tire you wont have to bang up the strut cup.
 04-21-2008, 07:42 PMaway - #10
LikeToStuntAlot 

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If it was a 22x9 wheel I would say yeah if they were the correct offset.

The width of the wheel doesn't really determine if a wheels will fit its more of the offset of the wheel.

a 22x7.5 wouldn't fit if it was the wrong offset.

You need a high offset wheel to fit 22's on an Impala.

When I had 22's I went with a 22x8.5 wheel and 245/30/22 tires.
 04-21-2008, 07:56 PMaway - #11
williamford3 

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I am from FLA u can put 22's on anything.
 04-21-2008, 07:58 PMaway - #12
th4lb 1 heat pts

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u might have to cut some more room out in the wheel well
 04-21-2008, 08:46 PMaway - #13
young carl 

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Look homie get 22X 8.5 in the front and 22X9.5 in the back have them ####s pokin wide homie. And get a 245/30/22 tire and you good trust me i know a dude who got the same #### a cranberry joint wit 5% tent.



Dat thang look hard too when you behind that #### and it turn the corner that #### look like he ridin on the trays that hold pizza's in the pizza shop. And of course you gotta get plates too!!

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 04-21-2008, 09:03 PMaway - #14
Cartel 

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no they will not fit unless you cut and lift , best go with high offset 22 x 7.5 or 8 no cut no rub .... you can also get 24 x 7 and it will work .... cant go no wider because it will hit the struts unless you lift it up i got 22 x 8 or 8.5 on my impala had to use a 1/4 inch spacer in the rear to prevent it from rubbing the struts
 04-21-2008, 10:08 PMaway - #15
CHI TOWN 

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So u telling me, i can put on 24s x 7 without doing any lifting or cutting?
 04-22-2008, 03:05 PMaway - #16
CHI TOWN 

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ok im looking at some choppers now, so tell mw will 22 x 8.5 on 235/30/22 be suitable? i need to know soon.
also when you refer to a high offset, what would be the preferable number?

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 04-22-2008, 07:12 PMaway - #17
LikeToStuntAlot 

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Originally Posted by CHI TOWN
ok im looking at some choppers now, so tell mw will 22 x 8.5 on 235/30/22 be suitable? i need to know soon.
also when you refer to a high offset, what would be the preferable number?
go with the 245/30/22..a little bigger, but you wont have to do any mods except maybe hit the strut cup up in the back....only a 5 minute job...but yeah a 22x8.5 wheel will fit with a high offset

Anything +35 or higher is considered a high offset wheel.

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 04-22-2008, 07:15 PMaway - #18
LikeToStuntAlot 

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Originally Posted by CHI TOWN
So u telling me, i can put on 24s x 7 without doing any lifting or cutting?
No Companies make a 24x7

But if they did you would still have to lift and cut.
 04-23-2008, 12:27 AMaway - #19
miamihustla19 

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Originally Posted by williamford3
I am from FLA u can put 22's on anything.
..there go somebody that know his sh#t u see what we do in miami.......well most people dont really know what they .talking about..so you trying to tell me all these foreign cars dat be having 22 on them with big a$s lip be needing cuttin in the bumper..hell no...its all about the brand of the tires and the series..i have a g35 coupe with 22 x 9 in the front 22 x 10 in the back and i didnt even lift the car..and i can turn my steering wheel all the way without rubbing....get 245 30 22 but a good brand name tires like pirelli,,khumho or lexani .and u will see the the tire is way more thinner than the cheap brand name..... what kind of lexani it is because it could be 3 piece or 2 piece...me i have 3 piece asanti

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 04-23-2008, 10:46 AMaway - #20
CHI TOWN 

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Originally Posted by miamihustla19
..there go somebody that know his #### u see what we do in miami.......well most people dont really know what they .talking about..so you trying to tell me all these foreign cars dat be having 22 on them with big a$s lip be needing cuttin in the bumper..hell no...its all about the brand of the tires and the series..i have a g35 coupe with 22 x 9 in the front 22 x 10 in the back and i didnt even lift the car..and i can turn my steering wheel all the way without rubbing....get 245 30 22 but a good brand name tires like pirelli,,khumho or lexani .and u will see the the tire is way more thinner than the cheap brand name..... what kind of lexani it is because it could be 3 piece or 2 piece...me i have 3 piece asanti
its the lexani fire star. but #### it, im gonna go with the 22 x 8.5 choppers, ill get the pirellis, or the kumhos.
 

 



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