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You've been thru the mill with those wheels, no doubt.
And you didn't give up easy.

I personally like the stock wheels.
I wish I'd kept mine.
I'd recommend the Michelin Pilot Sport All Season +3 tyres.
If you can get them in 205 x 50 x 17 (if I remember correctly).
They wear well, grip even better even in the wet and handle country roads.
(mine are 225 x 45 x 17 on the 7.5" Centerline Storms).

But I do like my Centerline Storms.
For the weight redux (14 lbs) mainly plus they are forged.
But they look decent after 17 years with not much polish.
I think I was incredibly lucky.
But I did follow others advice here on what size and offset to get.

I'm not crazy about white wheels.
I always felt they looked a bit odd.
One time I accidently offended a fellow with an OB SRT-4.
He put white wheels on it and I said it looked like a butterscotch ice cream.
He was cool about it when I told him my favorite ice cream was pralines and cream.
But anyway to each his/her own.
It would be boring as hell if everyone's car looked the same, wouldn't it.

Also I really hate matt black wheels on any car, looks like poor, "east european" to me.
I saw a Tesla the other day with the uggliest matt black wheels I've ever seen.

Keep up the great work you are doing.
 

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There was a guy here in NorCa, BlazinSRT whose SRT-4 had chrome plated wheels.
It was a dealer install option from the dealership he bought it from in Modesto, CA.
They looked good, but after a while, the chrome plate started to peel a little.
I'll see if I can find a picture of his car with those wheels.

Speaking of Blazin, David was an amazingly good mechanic.
He and Jeff Lepper toether with John, installed my Stage 3 Turbo in 2004.
I installed the Toys myself but I think the guys were getting impatient as it was the first S3 in Cali..
Never had any trouble with the S3R since this work was done.

Narrow, stock wheels just MAY have some advantages that run contra to conventional/tribal wisdom.
Narrower tyres MAY, depending on the rubber grade and the siping, tend to avoid hydroplaning in the wet.
And narrower tyres MAY help avoid premature CV joint wear or even breakage.
But everyone always insists wider is better because they insist that it is.
There's probably other good reasons why Mopar used narrow wheels, not just to avoid rubbing issues.
 

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Here's a picture of Blazin's car (I think) with the chromed wheels circa 2006.
I'm pretty sure it's his car because of the clear corners he also had.
Not a great picture, perhaps, but you may get the idea.
I don't think he had any spacers on there at the time.
Looks pretty tasty to me.
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That is the first pic of them I have seen on an SRT4, and it looks like he also has the SXT spoiler like I do. I like it!
Yep, I have the SXT spoiler also.
Mine came from a black car and I decided to leave it black on my Sola Yellow.
Because it goes with the black "Starkie" Stripe which I did in 2004 and blacked out tails.
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