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Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 9:05 pm 
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I'm a fan of those rims on about 50% of the cars I have seen them on(a lot of cars :P), they either look really nice or they look like a***. Your's fits the bill IMO, looks Awesome. :)
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Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 9:39 pm 
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I'm a fan of those rims on about 50% of the cars I have seen them on(a lot of cars :P), they either look really nice or they look like a***. Your's fits the bill IMO, looks Awesome. :)


Haha, Well said mate, i eagerly awaited the end of your post to see which way you went :lol: .

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Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 10:29 pm 
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It'll be good to see how the 265s go on the road. Hopefully you have no probs cos I want some next change.

I'm liking them!

 

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Posted: Tue Nov 06, 2007 12:43 pm 
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Show us a pic of the back of the tyre - i wanna see some 265 fatness :p

 

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Posted: Tue Nov 06, 2007 12:50 pm 
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Mate that looks sweet...
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Posted: Tue Nov 06, 2007 4:45 pm 
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i always wanted to know what those rims would look like on a XH ute. i was tossing up between the gt-p copies in 19's or apec gt-c 18's. i went with the apec's. rims should arrive by the end of the week

 

 

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Posted: Tue Nov 06, 2007 8:10 pm 
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looks sweet mate, makes me miss my xh xr8 more, guess the jerk that stole it loved it more..
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Posted: Tue Nov 06, 2007 11:17 pm 
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looks sweet mate, makes me miss my xh xr8 more, guess the jerk that stole it loved it more..


Cheers mate, bastards aye, i take it it was never found/write off. They certainly are a nice car, piece of Falcon ute history.

 

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Posted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 12:16 am 
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Geez, you'll be feeling every single ripple in the road now :P .
I don't think ford could've done any better with the XH design - pretty much spot on.
Would be interesting to get an XD ute and photograph them side by side for comparison.
Saw an XH at the Wagga AFD with an EL fairmont dash/centre console/floor hand brake - damnest thing I ever saw. . . .

 

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Posted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 8:29 pm 
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personally, not my cup of tea. but for some reason they dont look all that bad. you'll probably find you'll be going through tyres quicker than before.
i know when i have the 20's on the back of mine they arc up rather easy even though they are 305's.

i'm looking at a set of new billets forthe ute now, 19x8's up front and 19x10s down back. nuts
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Posted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 8:33 pm 
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personally, not my cup of tea. but for some reason they dont look all that bad. you'll probably find you'll be going through tyres quicker than before.
i know when i have the 20's on the back of mine they arc up rather easy even though they are 305's.

i'm looking at a set of new billets forthe ute now, 19x8's up front and 19x10s down back. nuts


No worries mate, you wouldntwant everyone to love the way they look else every man and his dog would have them :lol: .

Yeah you'll find that the lower the profile you go the less give is in the tyre resulting less chance of traction, can get to the point that its almost as bad as spinning on just the rim itself lol, as far as side wall give goes.

Mmm 19x10's on the rear, that will be tuff mate. Be sure to post up pics :wink:

 

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Posted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 8:48 pm 
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it already runs 20x10's with 305/25/20 tyres.

you'll probably find too, that you'll make less power with the bigger wheels as it will be turning a larger rolling diameter.
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Posted: Mon Nov 12, 2007 7:42 pm 
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Well, to anyone who was wondering about clearance problems, its all good. Have driven it a few times now and havent had any clearance problems at all. Although my front guards were already rolled as my 18's were causing problems with them.
The big 265 Toyos are abit noisy on the road and dont provide as much grip as i'd imagined, obviously coz of the reasons stated above, but feel like a nice tyre, front turns in very nice and is quite comfortable.

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 12, 2007 9:52 pm 
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what toyos do you have on it?
i run toyos TS1's on my 18's.
awesome tyre. cant fault it except they dont go through tight chicanes at 160+........

dont ask.....
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Posted: Mon Nov 12, 2007 11:49 pm 
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Trikee wrote:
what toyos do you have on it?
i run toyos TS1's on my 18's.
awesome tyre. cant fault it except they dont go through tight chicanes at 160+........

dont ask.....


Haha, i wont ask.

The tyres are Toyo Proxes 4's.

 

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