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I have a Black 2003 G500 and am just curious to see how many people put on G55 AMG wheels on a G500. I know the flares are wider on the G55 and wanted to see how my car will look like when i put on the G55 wheels.
From what i read when i searched is the biggest problem is crap flying off the tires and onto the doors because the wider wheels.
 

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I don't get "flying crap" problem on my G500 with G55 wheels. :)

Nice southern california weather won't give me the problem
 

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A 10 minute ride in chicago winter creates the "flying crap". notice how the streak just manages to include the front door handle... I should move to southern cali....
 

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I think it depends on the year, are the 05+ wheels 9.5 inches wide, thats why they have the huge flairs? Our wheels are 7.5 wide.

So if the offset and everyting is same then it could stick out 2" past your stock flairs and in my opinion it would like gangster mexican poop... Just throw in some wire wheels and your set.
 

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As you can see my pic with G55 (9.5" wide), it doesn't really stick out that much. My G doesn't belong to Mexican. :)
 

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Doesnt look bad at all. Do you have any pics from the front and rear so i can see how much they stick out?
 

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are you sure you have the wide wheels.

Im not saying your wrong, but if those wheels fit fine then why did mb put those ugly flairs on the 05G55K's or did you swap tires?
 

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Yes, it is G55 wheels 9.5" wide. And the tires are Yoko Advan 285X55X18
It sticks out about an inch if I take a close look at it, but not really recognizable as you see on my picture.
 

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Kerr,

if a wheel is 2" wider then it sticks out 1" more on each side - so, a 9.5" wheel sticks out 1" more than a 7.5"
But you are in insurance - what would you know about numbers.
 

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very true... we just deal with a lot of dead people and they usually dont have a lot to say
 
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