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I am wondering if anyone knows what the largest size aftermarket wheel is that would fit on the Forte Koup ???

I know that stock it comes with 17"..... so I assume 18" would probably fit as long as the car wasn't lowered.

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I am wondering if anyone knows what the largest size aftermarket wheel is that would fit on the Forte Koup ???

I know that stock it comes with 17"..... so I assume 18" would probably fit as long as the car wasn't lowered.

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18" would have to be wrap with such thin rubber that I personnely wouldn't not install it on my Koup. Road here are far from perfect. On 18" it would surely scrap the wheels in no time.
As for fitment look here http://www.kia-forums.com/kia-forte-forum/53729-winter-tires-5.html post #47
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You could go as high as 19" but would have a super short tire and the ride would suffer. I would say 18" and a 235 would be as big as it gets, but 225/18/45 would be a great size for the car. FWD does not benefit from wide tires like a RWD or AWD do.
 

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one guy at kiaforteforum has 20's on his and I can only imagine the ride, it's an EX, so the suspension is softer than the SX, but I wouldn't like it. I'll end up putting slightly wider tires on, maybe 235, but I'm keeping the 17" wheels, I really like them.
 

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Hi I'm English And Live in Canada, i have a forte koup i will fit to mine 18" with a 215 40 18 tyre the wheel is a 18 7.5. I found this site on line called XXR 683 Machined w/ Black www.wheelsnext.com good wheels & tyres and good price, free shipping i'm looking at a wheel called 18"x7.5" XXR 683 Machined w/ Black ,let me know what you think . i had a civic type r in england and the fotre is the next best thing out hear go on google and take a look civic type r 2009
 

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Not a fan. But at the end of the day get what you want. Screw everyone else lol

The rims i get usually are a nice deep dish split 5 or 5 spoke.
 

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deep dish wheels are out it makes the wheels look smaller then they are if you look at the audi tt A4 they have flush sided wheels as the cars are a flatter finish and so is the forte its based on the civic and the audi A4 the wheel they released the forte koup with are shit the have rounded edges, and this make the wheel look even smaller than it is but as you said each to there own.
 

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Work Varianza T1S, Work Emotion 11R, Volk G10, Volk VR-G7, Volk TE37 would look great on the forte koupe AND sedans
 

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Sorry everyone; link doesn't seem to go where I intended it to... :confused: Check it out at Tirerack.com, ASA wheels, AR-1, Silver w machined lip.

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3rd attempt...
 

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Bad luck :( I was able to find the wheels you were talking about after your 2nd post. They're nice wheels. They'd be sexy in black!
 

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They're available in 'Anthracite' finish with the machined lip. I considered getting those but decided the silver finish would look better on a Bright Silver colored Koup.

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I am wondering if anyone knows what the largest size aftermarket wheel is that would fit on the Forte Koup ???

I know that stock it comes with 17"..... so I assume 18" would probably fit as long as the car wasn't lowered.

Any feedback?
Its not the wheel size that matters; its the tire size. Unless you're dropped you need to stay with a tire about 25, maybe 26" in diameter.
You can have 235/30x20 tires on 20" wheels; that tire is 25.5" diameter.
You can have 235/35x19 tires on appropriate19" wheels..
or 235/40x18 tires on appropriate 18" wheels.
Just rember, whilke steerin precision .increase witgh shorter sidewalls, the ruide gets rougher and having ridden with an owner with 19" wheels and tires, his drove like a farm cart. Didn't last too long on his car either.
Just out opf curiosity, why do you think you need bigger wheels?
 
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