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Old 01-21-2004, 15:23   #1 (permalink)
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Help find 17 inch wheels for blueovals car today!

I just got the nod from the mrs to buy some 17' rims for my car!!! W00t

I just need to know opinions on what to get as I have a strict budget of about $1200 which will have to include tyres. yeah yeah I know its probably impossible but Im gonna try.

My choices are:
AU2 XR copies
ELGT copies
Avantek Blades

Opinions please. I would like to buy today or tomorrow as I would like to parade them for the SA Falcon cruise on monday!

Any photo shoppers are welcome to match some rims up too from the pics I have on my site (click on EBXR8 link below)

Please hurry!!!
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Old 01-21-2004, 16:01   #2 (permalink)
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Go the EL GT's
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I'd love to but I rang up the tyre factory in Melbourne for a quote on the champagne coloured set with tyres and they want $1700. A little outta my price range unfortunately.

Can you suggest any other wheel brand or type other than the ones I mentioned?
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What are the csa edges worth per rim?

montyv8 has a 'friend' who can help me out in getting some 17x7.5 performance AP7's for a real cheap price. What do you reckon of these wheels in the silver of course?

http://www.superlitewheels.com/classic.htm
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try find these rims :)
i seen em on a wrecked EL Ghia, i want em!

http://www.effalcon.com/pics/temp/P1010055.JPG
dunno what they are, or what they cost, but i like em!
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Very nice indeed. Im actually looking for rims with maybe a few rivets or stud on the outter edge or the rim.
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Personally I think the AU XR wheels look great on any E series, they suit the lines very well.

ROH 'Monaco' (I think thats what they're called) have studs along the outer rim, but they are a 3 piece rim and cost about $400 each .


EFFalcon, those rims are ROH 'Envy' - I have them on my EF in 15" size, and they cost me $150 a rim at that size.
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man go to the tyre factory and ull get ur el gt's or au2 copies for 1090 with 4 remoulds plus a set of lock nuts all fitted etc.... then afterwards u can save up for proper tyres but the remoulds arent to bad if uve got a heavy foot lolol
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EDFPV - I called them up today and they quoted me $1500 with remoulds for a set of elgt's. It was the dandenong branch. Which branch did you get that price quoted from?
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