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Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 7:09 pm 
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What do u have and what do think looks better...

I have always thought 17" is big enough and doesnt draw too much attention, this is what ive got in mind 2 put on my first car:

 

 

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Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 7:22 pm 
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Depends on the wheels. E.g. my Simmons FR18's look smaller on the car than my 17"'s did. A few mates asked me why I changed to smaller wheels.

But generally, on the E-series I've always thought 17" look fine. But then I'm not a fan of the next to no tyre look.

BTW - is this some hypothetical dreaming thread for a car not even in existance?

 

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Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 7:30 pm 
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yes... lol

well the car does exist, it was built around 11-13 years ago, i just havent found it or bought it yet.. ;)

 

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Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 7:35 pm 
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cmon mate, at least if your gonna start a pointless thread, make it something interesting like colourful grasshoppers :wink: :lol:
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Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 7:52 pm 
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huh? lol
This is an honest thread lol, wats wrong with it..

U need some rims, i read your thread i think, about the ghia rims or something... cant stand black stockies lol (my opinion of course)

 

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Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 9:15 pm 
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Do AU XR8 Tickford rims (as pictured above) fit onto E series models?
Or only AU onwards..

 

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Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 9:22 pm 
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shood start a poll bro, den we see who likes da 17's or da 18's

but make sure u put black stokees in da poll coz i fink dere cool
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Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 9:23 pm 
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there cool if u doing burnouts all the time.. ok ill start a poll :)

 

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Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 9:26 pm 
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Au onwards, can be fit onto E series of set with spacers, making them illegal i think

 

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Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 9:29 pm 
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StrawbZ wrote:
Au onwards, can be fit onto E series of set with spacers, making them illegal i think
Dammit lol...

Poll is up btw FordFairmont, Black Stockies included like u asked haha :P

17"s..... Grrrr

 

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Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 9:30 pm 
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StrawbZ wrote:
Au onwards, can be fit onto E series of set with spacers, making them illegal i think


Or hub adapters.

Or get the aftermarket copies in E-series offset.

 

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Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 9:31 pm 
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stockies = tough

au wheels have a different offset then the e-series.
au and b-series = same offset


i think 18s are better. if i got 18s instead of 17s for my first wheels i probably wouldnt have got the 19s i have now.

 

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Posted: Wed Jul 30, 2008 4:29 pm 
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20's!!

 

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Posted: Wed Jul 30, 2008 6:44 pm 
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22"s

get them of a hummer or something.. they look tuff

 

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Posted: Thu Jul 31, 2008 12:15 am 
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20s on the front.. but 22 wheel JUUUUUST squeez in d rear with some guard masaging and thin wheels.. (225's)

 

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