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Old 06-10-2003, 21:44   #1 (permalink)
 
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New Wheels!

Well it was getting close to time for new tyres on the back so i thought i go the whole distance and get wheels while i was there!

I got these in 17s Should have got 18s



Here they are on the car. this camera just doesnt do it justice!



Now 2 lower the car about 2 inches!!!
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Old 06-10-2003, 21:49   #2 (permalink)
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theyre extremely sweet wheels, hehe yeah u better lower it soon or we will have to enter you into the monster truck derby
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Old 06-10-2003, 21:49   #3 (permalink)
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That car is gonna look sooooo good once you drop it. Personally Im a fan of dropping then wheels but eitherway you get the same result in the end. What did the wheels cost?
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Tooooo much.
2k with Tyres!
There not actually the ones i wanted but they dont make what i wanted for our stud pattern!!!
I wanted

but not silver.
I went home with a few catalouges and went back the next day for the others!
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mm i prefer what u have on now
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Old 06-10-2003, 22:30   #7 (permalink)
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Congrats on the purchase Phoenix.

That'll look sweet sitting lower :s5

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oooh, nice stuff :)
i seen ur post about selling the turbo blades and asked a few ppl if u were buying new rims.
good choice, i like them a lot!
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mmm nice
Was looking at ones simular to the ones u didnt get... money was the obsticle but.

Look good


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Nice one!!

What tyres did you go with and how do you find them in terms of grip improvement?

I have a set of rims on the floor of my study waiting for tyres and I am keen to hear of anyone who has bought 17's as to which tyres are worth getting.

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