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View Poll Results: What should i do???
Keep it a SLEPA 12 31.58%
Get the BA Mags 11 28.95%
Get the AU Mags 4 10.53%
Look for different mags 11 28.95%
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Old 06-19-2004, 20:24   #1 (permalink)
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Should I keep it a SLEPA or get mags???

Well, I am having troubles deciding if I should get mags for my car or not.

On friday night when a group of us got down the coast, a guy said did you see that stock looking falcon, it beat me... I started to laugh, as it was me. I beat a VY Storm ute... a couple of times too

I also have pics of my car as it is now, with the 14's. I have got 225's on them so the dont look like the pizza cutting 195 tyres

I want to get either of the 2 mags (which are attached)... Which do you think i should get or keep the SLEPA
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Old 06-19-2004, 20:41   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Should I keep it a SLEPA or get mags???

You know my answer but i'll post away


KEEP THE HUBBIES (although a 15" would be more the go) there is a certain satisfaction being stealth.. Personally i'd throw the $1200 odd your wheels would cost and get some serious headwork done

Its your ride, but i like the way you don't look twice at it until you spot the nice interior or the rear plate zooming off into the distance..
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Re: Should I keep it a SLEPA or get mags???

I'd get the AU mags, i recon they look great, but ive basically got the same ones so im a little biased
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Re: Should I keep it a SLEPA or get mags???

the BA wheels crap all over the AU ones IMHO - if you dont get them, i will!

but as for the sleeper/no sleeper thing....i love the sleeper, destroying that ute yesterday was awesome! so funny....i reckon BA wheels though, because the increase in grip and handling will be well worth it!

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Re: Should I keep it a SLEPA or get mags???

I'll be a bit different here. I'll say that you should get mags (just on the basic unsprung weight principle) and hoose the ones that YOU like the best. Easiest way to choose, set a timer for 5 seconds, then make the decision within that time and stick to it. That way, the ones your heart says are the right ones will force you to make a decision as the brain doesn't get to even fire up in 5 seconds.
As for sleeper, really, over 50% of cars come std with alloys now so it's not a huge deal. Do the mags, drop the car on lows and you still have a sleeper IMHO. Then go out and kill a few HSV's!:s6:
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Re: Should I keep it a SLEPA or get mags???

keep your stock wheels until you can't get enough traction from them. then get mags with wider tyres
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Re: Should I keep it a SLEPA or get mags???

I do like the BA wheels more than the AU ones, but i still think they would both look great on my car

Casper - My car is already lowered, but not superlow...

Otsile - My rear traction on any tread is pretty crap :) I spose i have only tried with 225's, i wonder how much difference 235's will make.
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Re: Should I keep it a SLEPA or get mags???

makes a lot for difference. Had 255 on mine and they stuck to the road. Went from being able to do doughnuts in the dry to not even being able to get a squeak out of them. Depends on the make of the tyre too
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Re: Should I keep it a SLEPA or get mags???

I have Bridgestone RE92's on the stock rims, and for 4 weeks i had Rollins's 15" XR Mags with Bridgestone GIII's. I can get the RE92's to chirp 2-3 change, and get nice wheel spin with both tyres on the 1-2 change.
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Re: Should I keep it a SLEPA or get mags???

this is becoming quite a close poll... not much in it at all
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