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Posted: Fri May 02, 2008 9:31 pm 
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Well a good set of rims & low profile tyre's could be considered " go fast bits ". Better tyres allow you to go faster, around corner's & so on. lol. Drop the ride height & add in some poly bushes, and you have something that handles 100 times better than stock, when your throwing it around. But i shouldn't have to say that on here right. :lol:

I'm so glad i'm long off my P's.





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Posted: Mon May 05, 2008 11:50 pm 
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my missus wrote off her el 5ltr over a square kerb abd through 3 copper logs and the roh rims are now on her new car! rims run true and no cracks etc... ps circumstance not lunacy caused the crash!



File comment: after crash with crap rims to keep insurance co happy!
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File comment: before crash!
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Posted: Tue May 06, 2008 7:29 am 
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I have seen a set of rims shattered at the wreckers. The car wasn't that bad really but the rims were very thin and cracked up every one of them. You can spot a weak design pretty easily. I had a set of 17" mags that were really nice and strong. I hit big pot holes a couple of times and damaged tyres but the rims were perfect.



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