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Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 7:45 am 
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Just want some ppls opinion on some wheels. 1st question, do u think 16inch wheels dont look as good as 17's or larger? And wat do u reckon about these on my car.
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Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 8:07 am 
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More spokes I say!

 

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Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 8:11 am 
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no point getting 16's imo, may as well start at a minimum of 17's these days or 18's lol

 

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Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 8:26 am 
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nice wheels but 17" min IMO even they look a bit small sometimes.
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Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 9:36 am 
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I've always been a fan of those style of rim, but please, 17s at least :D
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Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 9:37 am 
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Yeh 16s there is no real difference to the stock 15s. Maybe try a 17 or 18 instead?
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Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 9:37 am 
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But I am a fan of the deep dish 5 spoke setup.
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Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 10:32 am 
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If you want dish, you need at least 18s. Dish makes 17s look really small on big cars.
They're a nice rim though, i daresay you'll need adapters.
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Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 4:05 pm 
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na no adapters required. They are a 114.3 +40 offset. Used the wheel wizard at tempe tyres website. Thanks for your reply's... i was thinking too small but i like those rims but dont look like they come in 17's :(

 

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Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 4:24 pm 
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na no adapters required. They are a 114.3 +40 offset. Used the wheel wizard at tempe tyres website. Thanks for your reply's... i was thinking too small but i like those rims but dont look like they come in 17's :(


+40?!
Your car is +6. Dude you definitely need adapters.
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Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 4:39 pm 
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RustyEF's car with similar rims....

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Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 4:41 pm 
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I was mistaken. I was told that pre au was +20 not +40. But now thats even wrong. Next time ill ask some1 who knows wat there talking about.

 

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Posted: Sun Aug 27, 2006 10:26 am 
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there a great rim mate, get em in atleast 17's, if not 18's
u will regret getting them in 16's
i went to place to pick up my 17s and decided on 18s cause even 17s look small now and then
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