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Old 05-17-2008, 02:36 AM   #1
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Is anyone running bigger rear wheels? I been looking for anyone running like a 15x7 in front and around a 16x8 in the rear but can't find any. Not to mention finding wheels I like in those sizes is a pain. I found some ASA's I liked(EM9's) but I could not find them in a 16. And 17's are FTL.

Some pics would be nice if you guys have any too

Edit: From what I'm reading I should be looking at a 30-40 offset. Please lmk if I read wrong.

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i've asked people about this... they say having wider wheels in the back than the front makes the car a bit wobbly on highway speeds.... so you'll be a bit off balance...

same thing if u camber too much
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In that case I did manage to find the EM9's in a 16x7

BTW here's a pic of the wheels if anyones wondering/caring
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im hoping to run 16x8 or possibly 16x9 but same diameter front and back but also wonder the same thing
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yes dont do it.

The car becomes twitchy and unstable
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Old 05-17-2008, 08:59 AM   #6
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In that case I did manage to find the EM9's in a 16x7

BTW here's a pic of the wheels if anyones wondering/caring
They look good, I tought to buy them but when I saw that the 15" is 19lbs on tirerack well...
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not to mention it'll ruin your auto-x day when you can't turn anymore.
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Old 05-17-2008, 11:03 AM   #8
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its a bad idea and those asa's are ******* gay. Just be a man and get a set of CH's.
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haha i have the opposite i have 16x6 1/2 in the front and 15x8 in the back and they don't wobble at all specially at 155mph
with the right tire height in the back it'll look nice
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those red ones are HOTTTT
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i just have staggard tires (195 front and 225 rear) and i hate the way it feels. i need to put my 205s back on.
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beautiful car. Every time i see a NB with the oem body kit, i always regret buying my NA.
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i have volk te 37 white 17's for the streets and 14's for the track
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JT, what is it exactly that you're trying to do?
Do you want the "look" of staggered or do you perceive some performance increase?

You can score 6x8 15" 6UL's and throw some 225 Azenis on it for under $1000 total. 6UL's are also starting to pop up used. When I build my NB here in a year or so, somebody will have to argue pretty hard to talk me out of that plan.
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makes sure that **** is light or you will be ******* up alot of **** man
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JT, what is it exactly that you're trying to do?
Do you want the "look" of staggered or do you perceive some performance increase?

You can score 6x8 15" 6UL's and throw some 225 Azenis on it for under $1000 total. 6UL's are also starting to pop up used. When I build my NB here in a year or so, somebody will have to argue pretty hard to talk me out of that plan.

I couldnt agree more, exactly what Im going to do most likely.
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JT, what is it exactly that you're trying to do?
Do you want the "look" of staggered or do you perceive some performance increase?

You can score 6x8 15" 6UL's and throw some 225 Azenis on it for under $1000 total. 6UL's are also starting to pop up used. When I build my NB here in a year or so, somebody will have to argue pretty hard to talk me out of that plan.
Honestly I like the look mostly. Thats just the sizing. I really like this style of wheel and I don't want something that EVERYONE has. Idk, if the one size taller in back thing is a sucky *** idea I'll do 15's all around. But I want a wheel I will like, and preferably not one that everyone and thier brother has. I don't even know what the UL's look like
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I don't even know what the UL's look like

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We'll I guess they aren't that bad. My other thought is some bronze Konig Heliums
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beautiful car. Every time i see a NB with the oem body kit, i always regret buying my NA.
bah, the NA looks so much more business oriented though.
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