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Old 06-04-2004, 09:02   #1 (permalink)
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I Got New Wheels!!

I finally got myself some nice rims! I thought to myself this morning "hmmm....hubcaps look so ghey!". So off I march down to the credit union and squeeze another $2500 onto my car loan and went to visit my local tyre shops.

After not seeing anything I liked and shops running out fast, I reluctantly paid a visit to Bob Jane T-Marts (had a bad experience with them previously) and found a set of AMG Quakes in hyper silver which I have always found sexy! I got them for $1450 with tyres (235/45/17's).

Then I went round to the local Autobarn and ordered a set of King Super Low springs for the biatch as well. They were only $125 a pair, which I thought was a bargain!

The wheels make the car look totally different! It looks awesome and the super lows will just top it off! Unfortunately, they won't be in till next weekend. I will post some pics of it in the morning as it is now, and then when I get the springs in next week. I would have loved to spend the rest of the cash on it as well, but I owed my gf money and she did the whole guilt trip thing on me, so I gave her the rest :(

The downside to this is, I went to show one of my mates my new rims and as I was backing out of the driveway after showing them off, his gf reversed straight into the front of my bloody car while I was waiting for traffic!!
My mates a panel beater, so he rang his boss and got a new front bar ordered for me straight away, so she'll be all fixed up next week.
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Old 06-04-2004, 09:06   #2 (permalink)
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Re: I Got New Wheels!!

his gf crashed in to you thats gotta pi$$ u off lol
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Old 06-04-2004, 09:08   #3 (permalink)
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Re: I Got New Wheels!!

Ummm.........YEAH!!!

Especially because it was only like 10 mins after the rims were fitted!!
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Old 06-04-2004, 09:59   #4 (permalink)
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Re: I Got New Wheels!!

shite
good purchase though :)
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Old 06-04-2004, 17:04   #5 (permalink)
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Re: I Got New Wheels!!

Here are a couple of pics. I will post a few more when I lower it.

Notice the huge dent in the front bar!!!
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Old 06-04-2004, 17:26   #6 (permalink)
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Looking tops matey.

You might find that bumper is repairable if you tap the dint back out from the outside? That's often the case anyway.
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Old 06-04-2004, 17:35   #7 (permalink)
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The wheels look great! Too bad about the bumper though, I hope you can get it fixed without too much hassle.

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Old 06-04-2004, 18:08   #8 (permalink)
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Looks beaut!
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Old 06-04-2004, 18:20   #9 (permalink)
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looks nice
and that dint in the dumper adds a touch of class looks almost like my car now
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that will look very nice with superlows in it...

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