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Old 03-06-2007, 01:18 PM   #21
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I just bougth konig heliums from www.buywheelstoday.com...they are nice people there. Their prices were better than goodwinracing and they include everything even lug nuts. I went with Toyo Proxes 4 205/50/15. Should I have gone with a different sized tire? I had 205/40/17 on some racing hart wheels, and they car looked like a matchbox car with wheels that big..oh yea..i went with the color bronze. I would definately recommend the proxes 4 tires...they seem real sticky
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Old 03-06-2007, 02:45 PM   #22
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I've got 225 hoosiers (even bigger than most street 225) on a 6" rim. But that's silly I suppose. You set on the toyo? what about azenis or rs2?
pretty much set for the toyos yes, it's still a daily driver, and i can't spend that amount for tires every year, so i expect the toyos to last at least 2/3 seasons of 'spirited' street driving and an occasional trackday. Plus the azenis or rs2's just aren't available here...(holland..)
just having the tires fitted in 205-45-15 is gonna cost 450 euros..(about $550?)
go figure..
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Whats the treadware rating on the toyos? Do you have any other options? I have never had toyos, but I had some Nitto 450s that were aweful (came with a set of wheels) and I currently have Michelin pilots that are great (swapped them with another miata I bought to sell). We have a new set of Dayton tires on our accord that are absolutely horrible in every category and I should cut them off the rims with a razer (installed right before we bought it). I guess my point is that there are crappy tires out there but you should be good with the toyos.
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Old 03-21-2007, 07:16 AM   #24
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****, still waiting for my wheels, no answer from tirerack...:(
been a month already...
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Old 03-21-2007, 12:00 PM   #25
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its a long way over there, waiting sucks though. Go smoke a bowl and bone a prostitute while you wait.
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Old 03-21-2007, 12:40 PM   #26
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that get's boring after a month tho...

been emailing and faxing, no answer. didn't even get tracing number or something

wierd..
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Old 03-22-2007, 11:32 AM   #27
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DHL doesn't seem to have a package with my name on it in their system, wich means tire rack hasn't even sent it yet..how ******* long is a money transfer going to take ffs, been a month now already since I transferred the money..
starting to burn up my blizzaks now wich isn't that good..
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I have the 205-50-15 Toyo T1R and I think they are 260 treadwear.....

What the heck are snow tires?
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Old 03-23-2007, 03:50 PM   #29
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tires for in the snow...?

I'm happy ftm, they shipped them today if all is well
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Old 03-26-2007, 01:45 PM   #30
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I got them today
still had to pay additional $200 taxes and stuff..but now I can shop for some tires...
they shipped them out last Friday night, and got here just after noon today..props to dhl for this
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Old 03-28-2007, 06:39 AM   #31
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ok, stupid question, in what order do you need to put the air valve in the wheel? 2 rubber rings, 1 metal washer and 2 nuts... :gay:
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well you need to put one of the rubber rings over your washer (keep the second in case the first one busts) Your 2 nuts should hang freely.
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Old 03-28-2007, 02:43 PM   #33
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someone who actually knows it..?:gay:
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Old 04-14-2007, 09:08 AM   #34
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finally, they're on

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K1s. Nice. They look good
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Welcome to the club! Went with the 8's with 225's though...


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Cars look great. Those really work well on a miata. I am borrowing a set of Rotas this summer. Can't wait.
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Old 04-15-2007, 09:39 PM   #38
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Hey I wanna show mine too!!!11
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oo I like the white one too
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