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Old 03-02-2008, 04:44 PM   #21
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225-50-r15's all the way or maybe you could throw in some 245's
I'd love to, have to burn these to the cords first though.
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Old 03-02-2008, 05:23 PM   #22
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I am running Tein S's on my car, and while they do lower the car a good bit, they are entirely too soft for a sports car. I will probably end up some FM springs before all is said and done.
What sways are you running?
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Old 03-02-2008, 06:49 PM   #23
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patsmx5 if your looking to raise your car higher than stock already with oversized tires you need to sell your miata and buy a 4x4.
I got a 4x4 already. I think the car looks good with the larger tires. I also think it looks good with a higher stance. I've had the car on jackstands and with it about and inch or two higher, it looks cool. Plus it's easier to get in and out of, and easier to see when your driving. Ok, you can probably tell I don't give a **** about how the car handles, but... I do care about straight line performance. Oh, I may try the screw in coil spacers first, as those are easy to put in and easy to remove, and allow for adjustment. I mainly want the lift in the rear. I think an 1" or 1.5" would look good and maybe help with launching? It would raise the height and increase the stiffness in the springs.
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Old 03-02-2008, 07:17 PM   #24
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15" Heliums w/Toyo 195 T1R's on stock ride height w/1.6 brakes. I've got the larger 1.8's in there now and it makes a big difference in the overall look with the bigger rotors in there.



Personally, I think 16"s on 1" drop are perfect for looks.
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Old 03-02-2008, 07:20 PM   #25
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is that with 205-50's?

mine doesn't look too bad on stock height with 15" Kosei K1's and 205-50-15 tires. Not half as bad as an NC on stock wheels and suspension...
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Old 03-02-2008, 09:04 PM   #26
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Sam, your car looks great like that.

These are the 205/40-16s (remember wheels/tires $75):

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205/50-15s:

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Its OK, I'm color blind.

j/k
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What is the widest drag radial that will fit on the stock daisies in the rear? 205/50-14?
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What sways are you running?
At the moment, just the stockers. I already know a beefier front sway would help, but i need to get off my lazy *** and order one.
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What is the widest drag radial that will fit on the stock daisies in the rear? 205/50-14?
225/50-14 should fit, if they make it.
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Old 03-03-2008, 05:42 AM   #30
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205/50 x16 (rears) here ... looks great. In theory the m.net crowd would pelt me with their wine and cheese from messing up the scrub radius , but in practise it's fine.

I did have 215/50 x16 on before that, that was also a mean look! It looked slammed altho my springs are only about an inch lower than stock (4" if you're a '96 like me, lol).

With a turbo you'll be lucky to even notice the ~5% difference in tire diameter.
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