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Old 12-18-2006, 12:05 PM   #1
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I can buy these 15 inch civic rims from a friend for $100. Then I would have them sandblasted and powdercoated BLACK for about $120. And I would still need tires. Is it worth it? I want to also keep my 14's because the tires are pilots and $. But I wouldn't mind a little bling. I hate to say this, but I had some heavy 16s on it for a summer but the car drove like ****. But bigger rims look awesome on these cars. What should I do?

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what do they weigh? I just purchased some '99 15x6s for $200 with tires. They can be had for cheap, and at 13lbs. they arent bad to run some 205/50s. Not to mention the +40 offset, so I'm looking at about .5"-1" wider stance.



I really don't care what they look like...I'm still rocking dasies! I'd rock hot pink rims on the track if they had good tires on them, doesn't bother me.

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what do they weigh? I just purchased some '99 15x6s for $200 with tires. They can be had for cheap, and at 13lbs. they arent bad to run some 205/50s.

They are very light but not sure on the exact weight. If I found a deal like that, I wouldn't hesitate.

Your pic doesn't show up for me because of our filtering firewall.
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those civic wheels just look... like civic wheels

+1 to the 99+ 15"s, I'm rockin em too for now
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I was helping swap headers on a red nsx last weekend and the wheels on it looked great. Then I realized they were just powdercoated stock wheels. That got me thinking about these. But its hard to visualize it.
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the 5-spoker > most




they look great in black too, but I don't have those pics on this computer.
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I demand to see them in black.

I know these rims are a little too civicish, but they would be unique. I wish I could see them in black and mounted, but I am inclined to agree with you guys. Oh well. Next time, just tell me what I want to here.
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wow, hustlers car looks GREAT, wow
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For the price, I'd rock them. Powdercoating will hide some of their ancestry, but whatever... they were cheap. For 100 buck wheels... I'd use some sandpaper and a good spraybomb job honestly.

I just went this OEM route for my track wheels...


I love oem wheels...
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Are those the 14" BBS on the miata, or are those older BMW wheels?
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Are those the 14" BBS on the miata, or are those older BMW wheels?
oem bbs miata wheels
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