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Old 04-08-2008, 11:55 PM   #1
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ok, so i'm swapping some stock stuff for racing lifestyle flares and sportmax 002's tomorrow. Problem is the car they're on is an 01 LS, and my stock 14's don't clear the sport brakes on the car.

I'm trying to get this figured out so I don't have issues tomorrow!

option 1. the car is being traded in to a dealer, well already has been. But they gave my buddy a few days to get the stock parts on the car. I guess If they'll let him remove the car from the lot for an hour or so I could swap the sport brakes to my car and the standards to his car. Think they'd notice? It's not a Mazda dealer and the car will be going to auction as a result of the holes from the flares anyway.

Option 2. why do the stock 14's not fit? is it diameter, or et? could I snag some spacers from the VW shop in town and slap my wheels on?

Option 3 If I find stock civic steelies in a 15" size, could I use them as replacements? I have a few friends I could probably sell my wheels to and snag their steelies. But I'd like to keep my wheels for future use.

option 4. **** you airbrush, sportmax are gay and I don't care how good a deal you're getting on them
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Old 04-09-2008, 01:31 AM   #2
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Swap brakes?

I imagine they won't notice, but the person who ends up buying the car could end up disappointed.
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Might as well pull the Torsen in it too!

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If the dealer is sending the car to the auction that means that they don't give a rats *** about the car and probably screwed your friend over anyways. ***** the car out, I'll send you an open diff and you send me the Torsen, etc. rape it from all that it's worth. J/K don't go overboard, but i would swap the brakes over, how har could it be? It's a freaking brake job.
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