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Old 10-14-2010, 05:04 AM   #1
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I'm pretty sure I'm the only Miata rolling with these in Tucson. Prob. all of Arizona. Tell me what you guys think about them. Their Axis OG Sakura 15x8's with 195/50 dunlops. Not a fan of the tires but they were dirt cheap. I only paid 810$ after everything shipped to my house. I know everyone has their tastes but I like them.
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BTW, I'm wondering why(I haven't seen my car yet in person...deployed) these are 15x8's yet the side walls seem to be flush with the rim whereas other tires I've seen on this rim sit a lil stretched? Sorry for the newb question but it just seemed weird to see two same size tires look different on the same rim. :/
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You'll probably get more comments on your Franken-ziptied on bumper. WTF?
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Clubroadster.net. Go there NOW and kill this thread while you have a chance.
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I really don't mind the wheels.

But 195mm all-season Dunlop (SP50?) on an 8" wheel? wTF?!
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I think it would have been easier to remove the about 8 bolts needed to hold on the bumper than to cut and rethread all those zipties.

You're looking for club roadster. You will be a god there, but only once you lower it to within 1mm of the ground.

We see you as less of a god and more of a clod.
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lol, weve been invaded.
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Dude, are you're seriously the only guy in Tuscon with those rims? That's ******* awesome man, congratulations! It would the ******* **** if you could find out if you were the only guy in all of Arizona! You should totally put that up on Facebook. When you get back from deployment all your friends will be super jealous!
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hahhaha. lolz. i love sam.
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They look heavy. How much do they weigh?
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Cover your zipties with this and profit.
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I don't have those wheels and I'm in Tucson, so there ya go! 1 down....
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and yes, they look stupid heavy. I had 2 Axis wheels explode on a pot hole here in town on my Audi, so I'd be careful of that too. Seems like you could have gotten much better wheels/tires for the cost...
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Instead of buying wheels go buy a low profile jack so you don't need to drive on wood. Also drift your *** over to CR.net
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geez lol so much hate here! the wheels are cool lookin' but i do agree better wheels could have been had for the same price. either way to answer your question.

sometimes the design of the tire can make one tire look more stretched then others...
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Their Axis OG Sakura 15x8's with 195/50 dunlops.
Whose Axis OG Sakura 15x8's?
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LOL I was more than prepared for the flaming. I know you guys here aren't into drifting and don't like my zip tie job but its just what I did to allow the bumpers to fall off if i hit anything. Also they weigh in at 15 lbs each. My buddy put them on the scale at home. My old rims that came with the car were quite heavy.

And I didn't join here to become a god in your eyes I joined to get info on how to turbo my car properly. You guys have been more than helpful with that by providing more than enough existing threads so I could just read and not have to bother anyone about questions that already exist. And to top it off you all sell things on here for INCREDIBLE deals that I can't fathom why no one gets here quicker. IMO this site rocks and all the flaming I get for being a drifter is MORE than worth it.
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LOL I was more than prepared for the flaming. I know you guys here aren't into drifting and don't like my zip tie job but its just what I did to allow the bumpers to fall off if i hit anything. Also they weigh in at 15 lbs each. My buddy put them on the scale at home. My old rims that came with the car were quite heavy.

And I didn't join here to become a god in your eyes I joined to get info on how to turbo my car properly. You guys have been more than helpful with that by providing more than enough existing threads so I could just read and not have to bother anyone about questions that already exist. And to top it off you all sell things on here for INCREDIBLE deals that I can't fathom why no one gets here quicker. IMO this site rocks and all the flaming I get for being a drifter is MORE than worth it.
Way to take it well, and not get mad.
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