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Old 02-09-2015, 04:01 PM   #1
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Default 17" 6UL coming Spring 2015

Our 17" flowformed 6UL is going into production late March. Should have wheels here mid May. Offsets will be published when we begin accepting pre-paid orders in March. 17x9 will be about 16.9 lbs, 17x10 about 17.8 lbs. Our dealers will have these too of course. "CAD rendering" means it is a computer generated image from the design and engineering software, not a photograph of a wheel. We will post pics of the samples when we have them in about 4 weeks. More widths and bolt patterns coming later in 2015.

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17x9 5x114.3
17x9 5x100
17x10 5x100
17x10 5x114.3
S2000, FRS, BRZ, STi, NC, FD, RX8, WRX, Legacy, TSX, RSX and more
Yes we will have ND specific fitments Details TBA

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It's like you know what new vehicles I am purchasing, before I even know........

Damn you and your voodoo, emptying of my wallet shall commence henceforth!
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Rendering tech is pretty amazing now days. It's hard to tell the difference without looking very closely.
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I'm loving the facebook post where every fifth comment is a question asking what the offsets will be.

I know people have been asking for different diameters for years of the 6UL, so I'm glad you are going to be able to fill that need. I always like to see small racing supply businesses be able to expand and hopefully the added logistics of doubling your wheel selection isn't too much of a headache.
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So what are the offsets?

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Someone buy my 6ulr's please.
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So what are the offsets?

I'll send you the STEP files.
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I'll send you the STEP files.
Just curious - what CAD package are you guys using to design the wheels?
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Just curious - what CAD package are you guys using to design the wheels?
Absolutely!
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Someone buy my 6ulr's please.
Look me up, srs. I've been trying to find a set since I bought the WRX.

This actually brings up a relevant question: this is not just a re-issue of the 6ULR? Other than the obvious "these are available, those are not" what are he practical differences?

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Absolutely!
Wasn't trying to offend you, Emilio. Like I said, I was just curious.

Anyways, I think the 17's would look great on an S2000. Looking forward to seeing some more pictures.
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Someone buy my 6ulr's please.

Hey girl, if those are 5x114 and x9 or wider, holla at yo boi.
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Look me up, srs. I've been trying to find a set since I bought the WRX.
Will do. I will wait until these new 17's are available for preorder and a price/color options are known.

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This actually brings up a relevant question: this is not just a re-issue of the 6ULR? Other than the obvious "these are available, those are not" what are he practical differences?
I'm interested in knowing this too, but so far the new wheel looks to have a flatter face giving the wheel a deeper dish look, which is what I"m looking for. Not sure if the face/dish look changes with width and offset.

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Hey girl, if those are 5x114 and x9 or wider, holla at yo boi.
Sorry sugar, I have the subaru 5x100 17x9 +48's.
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This actually brings up a relevant question: this is not just a re-issue of the 6ULR? Other than the obvious "these are available, those are not" what are he practical differences?
All of the 6UL's are clean sheet of paper designs. Beyond the obvious visual differences, we changed the brake clearance a bit, more for some brakes, less for others. We deleted for example, ST40 clearance with our S2000 specific 17x9. Too few S2K owners actually have that kit and want 17x9s. On the flip side, we do have clearance for the smaller of the two available Stop Tech kits on the FRS. Oh yeah, the current wheel is lighter and stronger then the 6ULR from 2009.
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Are 17x11's a possibility? I have two sets on 17x9 on my Mazdaspeed6 but would love to jump to wider tires. If 17x10 are the widest, a 35-40 offset would be nice. On the 11's, +25 would work nicely.
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Are 17x11's a possibility? I have two sets on 17x9 on my Mazdaspeed6 but would love to jump to wider tires. If 17x10 are the widest, a 35-40 offset would be nice. On the 11's, +25 would work nicely.
Scheduled for production later this year. Engineering phase nearly complete. Tooling phase starts in about a week. Offset, PCD, weight, price TBA.
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I'll send you the STEP files.
.STL would be good for me. Nothing the MakerBot can't handle.
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3d printed 6UL, I would love to see those.
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3d printed 6UL, I would love to see those.
The 1:18 models on the shelf needs nice wheels as well...
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Oh how I wish my TDI wasn't 5x112. So close...
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