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Old 07-04-2007, 03:43 PM   #1
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Hmmmm…..do I do the 16”s and get the flares….or do you guys think that’ll look too overboard?

This is the first time I didn’t plan something, it just kind of happened.
I was going to go with these flares - http://www.racinglifestyle.com/
I think this company is a little newer, I don’t recall seeing anyone with these flares before, pictures of them on and painted would be awesome.

The wheels are the ever popular Sportmax 002s in a 16x8 size. I was thinking of a 205/50/16 tire for them. Most guys are using the 15" sportmax wheels, anyone have the 16" with no issues?

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50's will be too tall, you need 40 series for it to work
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here are a few pictures of mine.



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What's with the yellow headlights?
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**** man, I love the look. Even with the black! What size wheels do you have?

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Love the yellow lights... are those lens covers or paints?
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GOWSH DEEERN! VASH & FLAC, Please post more pics in VBgarage!

That GV lip really pulls things together.
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205/40/16, same wheels, no problems.
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Vash why the **** are you gonna stretch a 205 on a 8 ninch rim get some 245-40's you will be alot hapier and it will fit better.
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Just ordered the flares….hopefully they look as good as yours FLAC! Are yours the ones from racing lifestyle?

I am clueless when it comes to tire size and such. I’m trying to avoid ANY clearance issues inside the fender. I know I’ll have to roll the fenders and put on these flares, but I hope I don’t get and rubbing issues. So 40 is my tire height that I should look for, and the tire width can be 205-245?

I feel like I should have just got the ******* 15” wheels….I clicked 16” so I couldn’t contemplate it any longer…lol:gay:

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Flac you deffinately need to paint the windsheild surround and maybe your mirrors (pick up cheap CF ones??)
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Wow, didn't think i'd get so many comments.

The yellow lamin-x covers are for better visibility in precipitation and looks. I have 2 sets of those rims actually, both 15's. One with 215/45 and the other in 205/50. The flares are essentially the same from racinglifestyle. The fronts are cut and the rear are cut, folded, and spot welded. I was thinking of tinting the windshield surround.

BTW, its Aflac like the duck not Flac :gay:
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