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View Poll Results: Which size mags should I buy?
15" mags, for which tyres are fairly cheap. 0 0%
16" mags, wait and see if the price of these tyres goes down with 16's standard on BA. 7 100.00%
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Old 11-01-2002, 07:09   #1 (permalink)
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15" or 16" mags?

I have noticed that even the base model Falcon in the BA range has 16" steel rims, now I would guess this is to accomodate the larger discs and calipers. As I am looking to buy a set of mags for my EB2, I am pondering over the idea of wether to get some really schmick looking 15's to keep the cost of tyres down, or to go for a nice set of 16's, as this increase in cars using the 16" tyre is likely to bring the price of these expensive bastards down a fair bit. What would you suggest?, Go for the 15's or the 16's and hope the price of the tyres comes down?

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Old 11-01-2002, 15:10   #2 (permalink)
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the price of 16" tyres is substantially less than it used to be.. I would go the 16s for looks too
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Old 11-01-2002, 15:28   #3 (permalink)
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Hi XW,
I must agree with XA, 16" & evan 17" tyres are coming down in price, due to their popularity.

I priced a set of 15"G Grids late last year and they were only $15 per tyre cheaper than the 16" of the same tyre, this sounds like the 15" are getting dearer.

You can also pick up decent 17" tyres for around $170.
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Old 11-01-2002, 21:22   #4 (permalink)
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u might find that the AU2 ( think) had 16" steel rims as stock
I've got 225 50 16 on my car, I just went and got 2 new directional falken's on the rear of my car, they were $145 each which is a fairly good price for them, and they seem to be a VERY good tire!!
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Old 11-02-2002, 03:17   #5 (permalink)
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OK thanks guys, I think I'll get the 16" mags then. Just gotta save the money :) Might be a while as the new straight through twin system goes on Tuesday.
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