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Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2005 7:56 am 
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Just saw these on ebay...
http://cgi.ebay.com.au/19inch-Brand-New ... dZViewItem
Now I reckon they look f**k' nice.
Seem to be available in pre-AU offset, and in 17", 18" or 19"
So what do you guys think?
Any photoshop whizzes want to put them on an ED?
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Would get them for the Sprint if I got them, put the originals in storage.
The next question would be what size?
19" would look silly on an ED, so I'm thinking 17"...

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2005 8:26 am 
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these are the same wheels that are on my el, look in gallery, mine are 18" i rekon go with 18" too every mugs got 17"

these wheels are cheap as hell but the best thing about them is u can eat ur dinner off the dish! its f**k huge!

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2005 8:49 am 
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Yours are just standard chrome yes Timmy, not the shadow chromes?
18" is just a bit too big I think for an ED.
The Sprint isn't that low, and it would look a bit out of proportion.

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2005 11:43 am 
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I don't mind em.
I chopped these same rims a week or 2 back for mine - I'd probably look at something like these if I do upgrade.

Here's you car chopped steady (I assume these are 19s ? There's the same size as the commodore in in the pic on ebay)

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and mine

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They look big on the ED but only average on mine.
I reckon 19s would be a bit bumpy. 18's would be a good upgrade from 16s but for me it's hardly worth it going from 17s

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2005 11:48 am 
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hmm doesnt look like much rubber. i think steady might be right in saying maybe they are a touch too big.
maybe its just the angle but they seem to look better on yours hyena

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2005 11:52 am 
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Cheers Hyena!
They suit your's, but look a bit too big on mine.
Definately would go either the 17's or 18's.
They are a lot more aggressive looking then the SVO/Sprint rims.
Now we both need to get twinpot calipers so as our brakes don't look tiny :P
Thanks again for that,
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Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2005 11:57 am 
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mmm i like, i mite do a chop for ya but im not the best at it atm :P

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2005 11:59 am 
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hehe or not , this thread half loaded :S gw computer, didnt see hyena did one :P but i think i like them, they are pretty nice

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2005 12:02 pm 
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not bad, i think personally 18's look to big on ea-ed's. they just look out of proportion.

dont know why..

yes everyone has 17" but i think they suit these cars better.

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2005 3:35 pm 
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go the 18's, 17's look boring and small.. 19's will look too big and disproportioned, they seem to look a bit better on AU/BA. They are a very nice rims though, good choice. :wink:
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I went with 17's because rubber is much cheaper, and the ride isn't as harsh. Seemed more practical.
I still think 18's are an OK size for E-series (as long as its LOW), their not too big. 19's look funny though.

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2005 4:30 pm 
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Steady ED wrote:
Yours are just standard chrome yes Timmy, not the shadow chromes?
18" is just a bit too big I think for an ED.
The Sprint isn't that low, and it would look a bit out of proportion.


yeah mine are the chrome ones!

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2005 5:17 pm 
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Hyena those rims look killa on your car. I would get em.

What rims are they? They look f**k cool as.

 

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Check the Ebay ad in my first post Timmeh ;)
GlennAUII wrote:
go the 18's, 17's look boring and small.. 19's will look too big and disproportioned, they seem to look a bit better on AU/BA.

Yeah, starting to think that way too...
Ahh f**k it, 18's me thinks...
I'll hook 'em up early next year, then, depending on how it looks, I might get superlows (Whiteline of course :D)
Sprint already has a harsh ride Voxace, so what's the harm in making it worse :D
Hopefully I'll have 'em before the AFD.

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2005 9:57 pm 
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Yeah get at least 18's, they'll look sweet on the ED!
The deeper dish rims just have that toughness look about them.
Lots of other rims look neat and clean as hell, but they will look tough.
If you're not sure how harsh a ride your is Steady, take mine for a spin...
I really noticed the difference in the a** end having the 15" stockies on the other day!
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