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Old 09-09-2011, 08:30 PM   #1
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Hello, finally thinking about upgrading my wheels/tires. I want to stay with
15's but would like a slightly wider tire that won't require any fender mods.

As of now I'm still at stock ride height, but may lower it a bit down the road.

Anyone have some pics of silver miata's with aftermarket wheels so I can compare?

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Old 09-12-2011, 11:06 PM   #3
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I'm leaning towards these.
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Personally, I'd look into the hyperblack Rota K7s in 15x8 or 15x9

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Ok, pretty close to making a purchase. Although I like the k7's, the smallest size I could find was 15x9 and I don't want to go with that big of a tire and all the hassle of tweaking fenders.

I still think I'll be going with the black grids in a 15x7 with 195/50/15 tires, my question is what offset do you **** think I should go with? I'm at stock ride height, stock suspension.

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Why not the Grid-V in 15x7 +20? No need to **** with the fenders. Clearly you're not into the rammitupmyassbandwagonoffitment, but the 7" with the +20 offset will fill out the arches a bit better without going full retard. I'd do a 205 tire at least....

There is always the Konig Wideopen in 15x8 as well as the Konig Flatout, Rota Slipstream, Enkei JSPEED, Enkei PF01, TR C1M.....

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Yeah +20 looks pretty good. Now, black with polished lip or bronze?
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Bronze.
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here are the two choices.
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+1 for Bronze, but why no fender rolling?
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+1 for Bronze, but why no fender rolling?
Just not interested. I may drop the ride height a 1/2in. to an inch in the future, but for now I'm just looking for a good looking wheel with minimal fuss.
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I just put some Konig flatout's on my silver NB. Pictures 1 and 2 - 15X8 +25. No roll with 205-15. I like them a lot.

Picture 3 Polished Rota Slipstreams 15X7.5 +40

Picture 4 Prior to the Konigs I had graphite colored ATS Comp Lites 15X7 +35. - not a great picture but the best I could find.
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Rota Grid offroads are worth looking at as well. Polished really only look good on a 2 or 3 piece wheel in my opinion. Bronze ftw.
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I run 15x7 +20 grid-v in a custom order color gunmetal and like them a lot but want a wider tire. They aren't too heavy and look good also. They fill out the renders good with 205s and on my nb no fender work needed. PM me if you are interested. Not actively selling them but I'm always shopping for new wheels.
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i've got silver rpf1 with tires for cheapp...but 16x7 +35...
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I don't know i like the choices of a 16" rim however then the over all diameter is going to get increased with a reasonable sized tire and acceleration would suffer... Comments?
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go bronze and never look back
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