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Old 06-04-2012, 11:04 PM   #101
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I wasn't going to say anything, but I agree that the bottom shelf wheels really detract from an otherwise very top shelf car.
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Old 06-04-2012, 11:09 PM   #102
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While I will agree rotas suck, I get a kick out of how die hard set on 6UL's this forum is.

Dont worry, your car is still awesome and will function very well even if you didnt give emilio your money to have the same wheels as every one on earth.

(dont get me wrong I give emilio tons of money and highly support his expertise and devotion to the miata crew...just bought xida's)
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Old 06-04-2012, 11:37 PM   #103
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The intake side looks sooooo lonely...
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Old 06-04-2012, 11:52 PM   #104
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While I will agree rotas suck, I get a kick out of how die hard set on 6UL's this forum is.

Dont worry, your car is still awesome and will function very well even if you didnt give emilio your money to have the same wheels as every one on earth.

(dont get me wrong I give emilio tons of money and highly support his expertise and devotion to the miata crew...just bought xida's)
For the recrod, I run 15x8 +32 Kosei K1s on my car. I don't think I'd run another set of 6ULs, either, now that they're on every second Miata you see.
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Old 06-05-2012, 12:03 AM   #105
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Well you can all die and go straight to hell!

I kid, I kid.

I spent all my wheel money on 19x10.5/9.5 SSR's for my G35. So the Miata gets Rota's LOL.
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Old 06-05-2012, 12:07 AM   #106
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The intake side looks sooooo lonely...
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I'm embracing asymmetry. I gave up on symmetry once I switched to the BEGi intercooler. Damn AC dryer...
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Old 06-05-2012, 12:11 AM   #107
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Who wants to buy my old RAYS Gramlights? 16x7, good condition, custom polished lips...16 lbs each.
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Old 06-05-2012, 01:32 AM   #108
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I feel like everyone with a Miata has 6ULs (not knocking them at all, they are sweet wheels, just saying) and these are about the only other 15x9 +36, and they are only 2 lbs heavier than the 6ULs (14.75). And I got the set of 4 for 500 shipped - about $300 cheaper than 6ULs.
No need to explain, I got the TRMotorsports 15x9 for partially the same reason. The Rota's do stick out though on a car that is put together with so much thought and care. Just an observation, nothing more.
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Old 06-05-2012, 01:54 AM   #109
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Well done then!
Most of the time I go the other way... But I do know art when I see it.
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Who wants to buy my old RAYS Gramlights? 16x7, good condition, custom polished lips...16 lbs each.
Offset? Price?
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Old 06-05-2012, 01:58 PM   #111
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They are either +42 or +33, I am not sure which because it doesn't say anywhere on the wheels and the stickers on the barrels are long gone. I could try to measure them I guess.

The stickers that said "gram lights" are also long gone, they fell off and I tried to get new ones with no luck.

There is no curb rash, but the paint has been removed from the lips and lucky for me the lips were already polished underneath! The paint is flaking off the inside edge of the barrels a little, which you cant see at all when they are on the car.

NO curb rash or dents whatsoever.

Weight is actuall 15.4 lbs.

They currently have 205/45/16 RS2's mounted, the rears are probably at 15% and the fronts at about 30% (it was time to rotate them). They might last a couple thousand more miles, depending on use.

Curently located in Grand Rapids MI, but I would ship at buyers expense. $750 OBO plus shipping.
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bump for a beautiful car
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Absolutely gorgeous, everything is. I am going to pour gasoline all over mine and burn it to the ground. Want my hardtop before I do?
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Old 09-25-2015, 07:12 PM   #114
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Necro revival. Do you have another build thread elsewhere? This is pretty great stuff to see. Great attention to detail.
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