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996 Turbo (997) wheels on my 996 Carrera


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Hi,

 

I need winter tires on my 1999 Porsche 996 Carrera.

I found some used 19" (99736215602) ET57 8x19 front with 225/40r19 and (99736216202) ET51 11x19 rear with 255/35r19. 

 

My question is, will these fit my carrera? The owner have had it on a 996 Turbo (not 997 Turbo). 

 

Thanks :notworthy: 

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I haven't checked the measurements and offsets you provided, but generally speaking the wheels on a 996 Turbo are different than on the 996 Carrera (they are however the same between the Carrera 4S and the Turbo).  The 4S and Turbo are both a wide-body style.

 

Depending on the measurements, you can sometimes use spacers and such but I would try to get a set that doesn't require any conversions if possible.  Be careful when you have them installed as you said you want winter tires -- many of the full-winter tires like Blizzaks are pretty "tall" so be sure they aren't rubbing on your wheel liner when you turn the steering-wheel, etc.

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