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Old 01-19-2011, 07:51 PM   #41
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Mine rub on the rim lip and the springs at full lock. They must have clearanced themselves cause I dont hear **** now.

This is almost at full lock. Notice the missing paint on the spring and wheel lip.
that's weird. mine don't do that and i don't run a spacer or anything. if anything they'll touch the frame rail a little like 18psi said.
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Old 01-26-2011, 12:19 PM   #42
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what's the weight on these bad boys?
(admittedly didn't read the whole thread; and TR might have it).

Price is nice.
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what's the weight on these bad boys?
15+
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15.8 to be specific.
http://www.tirerack.com/wheels/resul...rSpecial=false

BTW, just for ***** and giggles, I sorted 15" wheels for a '93 Miata by price. The cheapest one was surprisingly cheap, $59. Weight of 19.5lbs.

How do you get a 15x7 wheel to be 19.5lbs.
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not bad, I do think they look sharp.

yah, I had some mille miglia rims on my 90 silver before I saw the light, they were about that weighty, (seriously, might as well put the steelies back on) wow that thing rode rough with koni's....
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How do you get a 15x7 wheel to be 19.5lbs.
Careful planning and excessive use of lead.
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Anyone have pics of black ones?
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The 6ULs are $320 (4x$80/wheel; $109 vs $189) more than the C3M, which is acutally not that much more money. I've been on the fence between these and the 6UL and I think I'm just going to spring for it and spend the extra $320. It's worth it to me.

Don't get me wrong, I like the look of the C3M - very aggressive spoke design, good weight, very good price. They look great!
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Introduce yourself noob.

I respect the 6uls and will probably end up with a track set at some point but I personally didn't want the cookie cutter wheel everyone has.
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I have that same tire in the same size on my Integra R. They're heavy tires but very soft =)
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Is anyone running the 11.75 or 11" big brakes with the 15x9 C3M??

My 11.75" kit comes Thursday. Looks like ill probably be the Ginny pig.
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Is anyone running the 11.75 or 11" big brakes with the 15x9 C3M??

My 11.75" kit comes Thursday. Looks like ill probably be the Ginny pig.
You mean the TSE BBK right? I talked to Savington about it and he did not know if it would fit the C3M. I was curious about it to so that I could get a cheap set of 15x9 street rims and save the 6UL for the track. Let us know how they fit.
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HAHA yup the TSE kit.

It'll probably only be a mock up until spring. My car is going into storage in a few weeks, and it's still in many pieces after paint.
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Jeff_man has the C3M's on his 99 track car as street wheels with the TSE 11" kit. Fits with no problems.

Hustler has the 11.75 kit, but I haven't test fitted them.

One thing that you guys haven't mentioned is checking the clearance on the brakes lines. Make sure that the tires and wheels are rubbing the brake lines. This is very important as I rubbed a hole in a rear brake line at a track day a few weekends ago. I got a "new to me" miata and foolishly never checked.
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Jeff_man has the C3M's on his 99 track car as street wheels with the TSE 11" kit. Fits with no problems.

Hustler has the 11.75 kit, but I haven't test fitted them.

One thing that you guys haven't mentioned is checking the clearance on the brakes lines. Make sure that the tires and wheels are rubbing the brake lines. This is very important as I rubbed a hole in a rear brake line at a track day a few weekends ago. I got a "new to me" miata and foolishly never checked.
Any chance that at one of the next track days you guys test fit a C3M over the 11.75 BBK? I honestly have not seen the 11.75 BBK or C3M in person so I have no references at all.
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I have a feeling Ill get curious this weekend and mount up the brakes on one corner. Ill post up asap, probably ranting and swearing about how I shouldn't have been the first idiot to test the fitment.
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Any chance that at one of the next track days you guys test fit a C3M over the 11.75 BBK? I honestly have not seen the 11.75 BBK or C3M in person so I have no references at all.
It might be possible for us to check this week.
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It might be possible for us to check this week.
Check or BAN. Well really no ban, I am not going to be picking up the TSE BBK till sometime next spring at the earliest so there is no big hurry.
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I have a feeling Ill get curious this weekend and mount up the brakes on one corner. Ill post up asap, probably ranting and swearing about how I shouldn't have been the first idiot to test the fitment.
Don't worry, I did the same with my old wheels. Test fit mine, and cueball's K1 and gen1 15x8 6ul. Nothing fit remotely close. Then I realized I had the caliper mounted on the front of the bracket instead of the back. Suddenly all three wheels fit, although all had minor interference issues, only one of which could be solved with a spacer. Ended up downgrading to the 11" kit. Next time.
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