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So whats the whole reason wheels dont fit on the x's is it the boltpattern or the fact that most 16x8's hit the caliper..

will 17's fit fine
 

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My understanding of the issue is that it is more of a caliper clearance issue nearer the mounting surface of the wheel, rather than traditional occurances of wheels not fitting due to the caliper sitting to "high" on top of the rotor. In other words, the caliper is too bulky and requires a wheel that has shallow offset (opposite of backspacing), especially near the bolt circle, to have clearance for the caliper. That is why spacers are required for a lot of wheels... it provides this necessary extra space directly around the caliper.

So in this scenario, no, 17's won't make a difference.
 
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