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Old 04-06-2004, 22:50   #1 (permalink)
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What rims to purchase.

Righto, here's the deal. In a couple of months, I'll have the funds to get a set of rims for the EL.

The car is as obvious as in the signature, heritage green EL fairmont.

The pricing limit is $1600.

Current options:

- 17" EL GT
- 17" AU2 Tickfords
- 18" Lenso Concept 5's, or copies.


Basically I am looking for something in either 17" or 18", abiding to that mentioned price, I cannot afford to go over that.

Please include pictures, you guys rock :)

Oh, and do bother to help, as, read my signature, we need to get this car somewhat arse-kicking over John's EF :D (hehehehheehehehe) ..(hehehe)
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Old 04-06-2004, 22:54   #2 (permalink)
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Re: What rims to purchase.

hard decision.

EL GTs look the goods, but so do AU XRs

got a pic of the last one?
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Re: What rims to purchase.

if u can get 18's for that price, get em! :D
i want 18's :( but the 17's will do for now...
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Old 04-06-2004, 23:15   #4 (permalink)
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Re: What rims to purchase.

concept 5's are very similar to simmons... can't remember the model number.
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are they within the price range?
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Old 04-06-2004, 23:45   #6 (permalink)
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copies hopefully will be, but i dont know
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Re: What rims to purchase.

Simmon FR 17's or FR 18's!!! Mmmmm.. i wanna get some for my XR6 one day, but then again i think they will be worth more than 1600 bucks....
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Re: What rims to purchase.

be individual - say NO to EL GT's! I know they look good and all, but Ive seen that many cars with them..............!
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Re: What rims to purchase.

EL GT's in the champagne colour (like mine).
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champagne really does suit Heritage green too
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