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    base cts w/ V wheels....

    have a base cts but just bought some cts-v rims for a good price..anyone have suggestions as to what size tires i should throw on these? they are 20x8.5 in the front and 20x10 in the rear.


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    Quote Originally Posted by mattchev150
    have a base cts but just bought some cts-v rims for a good price..anyone have suggestions as to what size tires i should throw on these? they are 20x8.5 in the front and 20x10 in the rear.
    Just FYI, they are not oem V wheels then. Oem ones are 19 in diameter. But there plenty of threads on here for people who have 20s so dig a little bit and you should find your answer

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    Re: base cts w/ V wheels....

    thanks man. yeah they are the cts-v 'style' rims. look exactly the same but just in 20" (and not as expensive).

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    Re: base cts w/ V wheels....

    For AWD...245x40x20 front. 275x35x20 rear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattchev150
    thanks man. yeah they are the cts-v 'style' rims. look exactly the same but just in 20" (and not as expensive).
    Did you buy these off eBay? Link?

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    They're on eBay. Searched "20 cts v wheel"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pdabs
    They're on eBay. Searched "20 cts v wheel"
    That's what I was dicking around with. Found these that fit the OP's description.

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/20inch-Cadil...c5315f&vxp=mtr

    But the bore size is too small and the bolt pattern is off too.

    Cts is 5x120 and 70.something bore. That listing shows 5x112 and 67 bore.


    So I hope he didn't buy these or the listing is wrong

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    I didn't even read the specs. Lol

    They look legit. Hope the text is wrong. I'd buy those. I really like the chrome 18s v style. But I'm broke.

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    Re: base cts w/ V wheels....

    yeah thats the link for them..before i bought them i got ahold of them and they assured me that they would fit on the base CTS..soo if i get them and they dont fit, we're gonna have some problems. i guess we will see in a few days..

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattchev150
    yeah thats the link for them..before i bought them i got ahold of them and they assured me that they would fit on the base CTS..soo if i get them and they dont fit, we're gonna have some problems. i guess we will see in a few days..
    Good luck. Post some pics when they are on. They should look pretty darn good

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    Re: base cts w/ V wheels....

    You should jack up the car on jack stands and test fit before buying tires to make sure

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    Re: base cts w/ V wheels....

    ...yeah, definitely jack up the car and test fit them CAREFULLY before mounting them to tires b/c the seller will not take back a mounted wheel...most wheel companies will not. And the knock off wheels are considerably cheaper b/c they are not made of the same material as OEM or even some after market wheel manufacturers. You will find the knock-offs bend much easier so avoid pot holes at all costs and breaks/separations in the road. Good tires (tires with a strong sidewall) will help you avoid bending them as well.

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    Re: base cts w/ V wheels....

    yeah no doubt.. made a few phone calls and 245/35 was suggested for front wheels and 275/30s for the rears..said theyd be perfect fits.

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    Re: base cts w/ V wheels....

    Quote Originally Posted by arw1510 View Post
    But the bore size is too small and the bolt pattern is off too.

    Cts is 5x120 and 70.something bore. That listing shows 5x112 and 67 bore.
    You are correct about the bolt pattern. The hub size on a 2009-2013 CTS-V is 67.1 mm. I have three sets of wheels and two sets of hubcentric rings.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Low_ET

    You are correct about the bolt pattern. The hub size on a 2009-2013 CTS-V is 67.1 mm. I have three sets of wheels and two sets of hubcentric rings.
    What's the hub size on a standard cts??? That's what we're talking about, not the v

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