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Old 08-11-2010, 04:11 PM   #61
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he had a truck slam into him
Was your keyboard in the car at the time? Did your shift key get smashed to bits?
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i say get them the look good and i use my car as a dd and for drifting and my extra wheels are 002 iv hit curbs with them and put them threw hell and they hold up so for the money there good my friends use them on there 240 track cars and hit walls and out of 6 of us only one rim broke becuse he had a truck slam into him

here is my car when i first got it with the 513's and stock suspension
Damn, Zoltan! Your mother should have given birth to a period. Then we would have some useful punctuation instead of this unintelligible drivel.
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Old 08-11-2010, 05:39 PM   #63
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If you turn out to be this Zoltan:



Then I retract my smartass comment. Guys who punt 70 yards don't need punctuation.
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Old 09-02-2010, 04:38 PM   #64
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For daily driving they arent too bad. If you track a lot you might want other makes besides xxrs, rotas, excel, etc.. etc.. I have xxrs 962 on my MR2 & they are like anchors, but the V6 does well with them & its really stable around corners & just driving in general. They wouldn't be good for 1/4 or tracking cause they're too heavy.
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i had it on my car when the brand was still sportmax 002 for 4 year it's still good rocking in the track many time and daily drive haven't have any problem at all
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Old 09-16-2010, 06:05 PM   #67
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if ur on a budget then go with them i have them on my car as daily driver rims and theyre fine they look descent nd the tires for them are cheap
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if ur on a budget then go with them i have them on my car as daily driver rims and theyre fine they look descent nd the tires for them are cheap
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Old 09-17-2010, 09:02 AM   #69
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I love the sportmax look. I know they are cheap, heavy fake-splitty things and the zero-offset 002's ruin the stock handling somewhat but I think they look great! I cant help myself. I'm in the UK so after shipping they are'nt so cheap anymore but there are a few hardcore sportmax'ists running them over here.
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There is nothing wrong with running XXR/Sportmaxx's. The car God's won't smite you for running them, the only reason people don't like them is because they're heavy. But they are inexpensive which is why everyone has them. They aren't going to fall apart or spontaiously combust, you're just not reducing the unsprung weight like you would like to with a set of aftermarket wheels..
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Just beware you get what you pay for. The clear coat on the "chrome finish" flakes off, and if you hit a curb/wall while driving, they've been known to shatter.
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Old 10-09-2010, 12:34 PM   #72
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The guys that manufacture XXr/Sportmax also manufacture a bunch of Original Equipment wheels for large (largest) auto manufacturers.

Their stuff is VIA and JWL approved too. Their wheels are perfectly safe.

It cracks me up when I read people saying "they tend to crack/break/combust under track use blah blah etc".

The fact is, all wheels will fail under repeated heavy use and abuse. Wheels fatigue and have a lifespan. They are a wear item.

The lifespan difference between a much more expensive (and awesome) Volk or Enkei and a more accessible well-engineered wheel like a XXR is negligible under daily driving conditions.
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Rota's are also good wheels. The ones that bend and deform, are the ones that are knock off rotas... Yes I said it, knock off's of knock offs.
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would i get sport maxx. no i think they are ugly and have horrible offset.

Do i have rotas as DD wheels Yes. Would I track them? Yes.

All the talk about wheels cracking and breaking, well guess what even 6uls can bend and crack if you hit something on track. I'm not going to argue quality or production runs but if you do a search you can find any wheel broken. The famous "broken" rota wheel, if I remember correctly, came from a guy that went through gravel and hit something.

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Factory 15x6. Why because I have two sets and I could care less if they get damaged.

I'd rather throwaway a wheel if I have to, than cry about a $300~400 wheel

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Old 10-10-2010, 03:22 PM   #75
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XXR's are crappy, but they are cheap so I have 2 sets. use them for daily and for track. Cant beat $300/set who care if they break!
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Lol, this thread is probably the second best thread for noobs to spam their post count up. Behind the ramble thread.
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Old 10-11-2010, 03:47 PM   #78
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I only read the first page but...

XXR are fine, I don't understand the hate. They are trendy, and they are kind of heavy for what you get, but at least they're cheap.

and wow, that RPF-01 looks like it got dominated by a brake caliper. I'm thinking something came loose and the wheel fell off and got stuck, or a caliper fell off.
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Awesome. I am going to get these XXRs for my Forester because they look fragile.

http://www.nlmotoring.com/XXR-522-Wh...p/52278142.htm
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I'm just sick of SportFaggs/XXR because everyone and their inbred cousin has them...and they're ugly.
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