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Old 12-27-2011, 07:17 PM   #1
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Default Really killer, really expensive wheels that none of you cheap skates are going to buy

15x8 +25 TE37 Super Laps:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/270881214932...ht_2292wt_1018


1 of 5 sets in the world, according to the auction. If I hadn't tied my play money up in a beater Miata to flip, I would have bought these instead of showing them to you jokers found some other excuse to not buy these.
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If there's only 5 sets in the world, then there's at least 2 of them on eBay. Lolwut?
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Just picked these bad boys up a few days ago

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Yeah, yeah, they're 16's, quit hatin
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16xNarrow flat face, regular *** TE37s != 15x8 Super Laps...
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I'd rather have a set of 17" BBS LMs, but at $3300 for the set, it's not happening anytime soon. I like my curret SSR CR-S. I do like Scotts LE-37s posted above though.
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For those of you into, or are even considering such pricey rims...

http://clubroadster.net/vb_forum/showthread.php?t=54806

Yea, if they ever got stolen, and you found someone who bought them stolen... the cops will not help you.

Probably a good idea to splurge the extra $100-$200 a year to get your insurance carrier to cover aftermarket parts.
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Old 12-28-2011, 01:21 AM   #7
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For those of you into, or are even considering such pricey rims...

http://clubroadster.net/vb_forum/showthread.php?t=54806

Yea, if they ever got stolen, and you found someone who bought them stolen... the cops will not help you.

Probably a good idea to splurge the extra $100-$200 a year to get your insurance carrier to cover aftermarket parts.
No insurance company is going to cover $2000 of wheels on a $2000 car. I went through this recently, you want a special rider from a specialty insurance provider.
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Completely not worth it IMO. You'd have to worry about your wheels getting stolen whenever your not in the car.
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Not interested in expensive or brand name wheels, especially when most of them are hideous. I'll get some 6ul's one of these days as they are inexpensive and beautiful.

I like these. 15x8, 13lbs, 89 bucks a wheel and they look great. Although I'm not sure if I could live with a +20 offset. Might be doable. Information on the CCW reps here.




I hate polishing, so I'd get the flat silver.
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Completely not worth it IMO. You'd have to worry about your wheels getting stolen whenever your not in the car.
They're really in no more risk of getting stolen than my $700 set of Koseis. Hell, my Koseis are probably more rare than those Super Laps. Put a set of nice wheel locks on them, and don't park your car in the street in front of your trap house. Problem solved.

Further, who the heck spends $2k on a set of 11.5 lb wheels and puts street tires on them? It would be the height of stupidity to waste these wheels on the street.
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Not interested in expensive or brand name wheels, especially when most of them are hideous. I love 6ul's though.

I like these. 15x8, 13lbs, 89 bucks a wheel and they look great. Although I'm not sure if I could live with a +20 offset. Might be doable. Information on the CCW reps here.

I hate polishing, so I'd get the flat silver.
Get that fake **** outta here.
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www.clubroadster.net You should hang out here.
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Damn those CCW knockoffs are cheap. I would totally rock those in flat silver.
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One of the major reasons I decided on TR motorsport wheels is because they're so disposable. I could destroy one today, place and order and have a replacement in a week, at a budget price. As much as I like the 6UL, availability is a problem at times.

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No insurance company is going to cover $2000 of wheels on a $2000 car. I went through this recently, you want a special rider from a specialty insurance provider.
I keep forgetting my kbb value isn't the norm for these cars. Just curious, did you actually get this special rider from a specialty provider? If so, details plz.
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Not interested in expensive or brand name wheels, especially when most of them are hideous. I'll get some 6ul's one of these days as they are inexpensive and beautiful.

I like these. 15x8, 13lbs, 89 bucks a wheel and they look great. Although I'm not sure if I could live with a +20 offset. Might be doable.
I hate polishing, so I'd get the flat silver.
a) The multi-lug looks like *** and is inherent to cheap, shitty wheels.
b) The "polished" finish is paint, why you think you'd have to constantly polish them is beyond me.
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a) The multi-lug looks like *** and is inherent to cheap, shitty wheels.
b) The "polished" finish is paint, why you think you'd have to constantly polish them is beyond me.
I personally have no feeling regarding multilug wheels, didn't really notice until you pointed it out. Shouldn't these be right along the line of the K7? or any of the other cheap wheels that people use with no problems? I guess we'll have to wait and see. I really like them though, I might pick up a set once I do some more research on this +20 business.

Haha, I didn't know it was paint. That's awesome, but I'll still be compelled to wash them all the time so they stay shiny. Too much effort.
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Put a set of nice wheel locks on them, and don't park your car in the street in front of your trap house. Problem solved.
That's a joke, right?

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