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Old 06-17-2010, 08:45 PM   #1
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Default Wheel opinions please..

Looked at a few different models today.

What do you think? The tires will be 225/40/16 T1Rs..

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I think they'll look ok, what are the rim dimentions? what are your intentions for these rims? just street, track, or auto X?
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They are 16x7.
They will be for spirited street use, with maybe a couple of track days in a year.

My problem is not enough traction with the stock 195/50/15 tires.
There is no way I can get 225/45/15s where I live, so 16s are the best I can do, size-wise.

Also, I had a bad accident a while back, and the stock wheels had to be straightened. I am not very comfortable with that, either.
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They look great, but need to be 1" smaller diameter.
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I think they look awesome, 16's work real well for the street. I'll never figure out why 95% of MT.net hates anything that isn't a 15. Wanna trade wheels?
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They look GREAT. Don't let these guys tell you 16's are too big. You have an NB.
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look like advan RGII knockoffs, super duper sexy.

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They look GREAT. Don't let these guys tell you 16's are too big. You have an NB.
****, I used to have 17s on my NA.

Mad tyte ricer tuck boi!
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look like advan RGII knockoffs, super duper sexy.
That's exactly what they are.. Good eye.
They are "BSA 363"s.
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I went back, and tried the wheel on the car this time.
The more I look at them, the more I like them.
I think I will go for these.

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I think they look awesome, 16's work real well for the street. I'll never figure out why 95% of MT.net hates anything that isn't a 15. Wanna trade wheels?
Sure..
Last I checked shipping a single wheel (minus tire) costs anywhere between $90 for a real slow boat deal to $327 for USPS priority Between the US and Istanbul, Turkey.

You spring for shipping, I'll just drop the wheels in the mail..
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They look GREAT. Don't let these guys tell you 16's are too big. You have an NB.
I secretly crave a set of OZ Futuras at 9" wide...withOUT tire stretch to **** off all the VW guys.


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If you could get the 6ULs, those would get my vote. I've had a set for my CRX and love them. I'm sure the 10th with get a set, if not steal them from the CRX. lol
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My heart is pretty much set on the bronze wheels, but I went out and looked at a couple of Lensos - the ones which could fit a Miata that I can get my hands on here - just for the hell of it..

Here's the first one:

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And, here' the second one:



Like I said, I feel the bronze wheels look the best.

Any opinions on these?

One is a 16X7.5, the other is a 16X8. I forget which is which..
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those look really nice as well, but I like the bronze the best
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yup! bronze the best, the last one would be the second choice....
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