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New Wheels

Postby Darkfoxx » Fri Mar 11, 2011 11:21 am

Buying summer wheels (to use with my summer tires) for the Zed fo...looking for ideas.

I really like these: http://www.tirerack.com/wheels/WheelClo ... sort=Brand
I'd really like them to have a removable center logo like those do. (it'll say "Accepts O.E. center cap ")

You can click this and view all the wheels for my car (17", 225/45-17): http://www.tirerack.com/wheels/results. ... sort=Brand

...and you can also view each wheel on my car by clicking whatever it tells you to.


I also plan on getting ceramic brakes and new rotors at some point in the next few months.
http://www.tirerack.com/brakes/brakes.j ... ramic+Pads
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Re: New Wheels

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Re: New Wheels

Postby Darkfoxx » Fri Mar 11, 2011 1:36 pm

http://www.tirerack.com/wheels/WheelClo ... sort=Brand

http://www.tirerack.com/wheels/WheelClo ... sort=Brand
Those two are pretty hot.

The rest are meh. I don't want all black wheels...they'll look like ass with my car color. The other chrome ones seem tacky.

If you look at the I posted, you'll see how the surface area would be easy to clean. I don't want anything super detailed that takes hours to clean. The ceramic brakes will reduce some brake dust, but there still will be some.
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Re: New Wheels

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Re: New Wheels

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Re: New Wheels

Postby Darkfoxx » Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:23 am

These are hot: http://www.tirerack.com/wheels/WheelClo ... =DiscountR

Reminds me of M3 wheels.
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Re: New Wheels

Postby Jif » Mon Apr 04, 2011 9:50 am

so ive been fed up with my all-season tires for a while now. they are GREAT in the raid/snow, which is why i bought them - i couldnt tap the gas even slightly in moderate rain or snow without spinning out and almost got hit a handful of times - but they SUCK in hot, dry conditions. so i randomly sat down and picked out some summer tires on tirerack. then i realized i could buy wheels like the j-man was doing and swap them myself. so yea i went from having no inclination to spending money on anything to purchasing $1400 worth of wheels and tires in the span of about 20 minutes.

current tires: [url=http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=General&tireModel=Altimax+HP&partnum=25HR6AMAXHP]general altimax hp
[/url]stock rims

new tires:
new rims:
front and rear are slightly different size. i think rear is a little wider. here's them on my stang: http://www.tirerack.com/wheels/MiniWhee ... ue&sw=1280
the blacks accent model looks cool but i like these a little better.

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Re: New Wheels

Postby Darkfoxx » Mon Apr 04, 2011 12:34 pm

Damn dude, those are some sexy wheels. :thumbsup:
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Re: New Wheels

Postby Jif » Mon Apr 04, 2011 1:29 pm

oh forgot to mention 2 things. cant seem to get the url of my current tires to work. 1- apparently phpBB/our mod doesnt like java script query links. 2- oem wheels/tires are 16". went with 18s with the new setup. 20s were too expensive.

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Re: New Wheels

Postby Jif » Sat Apr 09, 2011 8:08 pm

so i hijacked this thread and now i'll complete it with pics:



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Re: New Wheels

Postby Darkfoxx » Sat Apr 09, 2011 8:13 pm

Duuuuude! Those are hot as shit. :thumbsup:
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Re: New Wheels

Postby Darkfoxx » Wed Apr 27, 2011 6:29 pm

Turns out I need new brake pads. The fronts are down to the sensor and the rears have 1mm left.

Ordering the following...
Pads: http://www.tirerack.com/brakes/brakes.j ... toModClar=
Rotors: http://www.tirerack.com/brakes/brakes.j ... toModClar=

Gonna hold off on the new wheels unless I magically find some money. I need to have Mike put my summer tires on ASAP.
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Re: New Wheels

Postby Harness » Thu Apr 28, 2011 12:18 am

I type a bunch of shit then people go fuk themselves


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