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Posted: Sun Sep 11, 2005 10:21 am 
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true, but i still think most people are buying alloys for looks, and thats all.

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corrrect... but *a lot* of people who are buying alloys are doing it for the looks, not for handling or traction.
infact plenty of them put stockies on for drags etc.


People put on stockies for drags because fitting sticky rubber to a smaller rim will alllow the rubber to 'bag up' giving more traction off the line. These same people might put their 17" rims back on after they have finished dragging because the 17"s will have less tire flex and have more traction around corners
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Posted: Sun Sep 11, 2005 4:50 pm 
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ROH drift R's look hot to
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Posted: Sun Sep 11, 2005 6:45 pm 
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If at all possible i reckon F6 typhoon rims would look awesome. But unsure of where to get them.....
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Posted: Sun Sep 11, 2005 6:55 pm 
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what do the EL GT rims look like? any one got any pics?

 

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Posted: Sun Sep 11, 2005 7:18 pm 
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Go bigger, get something different, see lots and lots of EL GT's these days. that BA GT-P MKII looks very Commo to me.

 

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Posted: Sun Sep 11, 2005 7:30 pm 
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the problem is trying to find a wheel that fits that model as not many wheel manufacturers make lots of wheels to suit pre-au.

i dont think it should be up to any of us pyro.
your the one thast gotta look at it everyday...
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Posted: Sun Sep 11, 2005 8:03 pm 
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EFFalcon wrote:
true, but i still think most people are buying alloys for looks, and thats all.

yes I agree, i was just explaing why they would change wheels for drags[
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Posted: Sun Sep 11, 2005 8:05 pm 
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i stuffed up the above post and cant get it to quote how i want. but i replied with the second part
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Posted: Sun Sep 11, 2005 8:31 pm 
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Rapier wrote:
ROH drift R's look hot to


yes i agree i put a set of 18" drift r's on mine and everyone comments how good they look. they are a little dished as well

 

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Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2005 12:15 am 
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Some interesting coments.

Staying with the Genuine GT rims is certainly an option. yes mine are 8.5" inches wide and i have done some racing at Phillip Island so the extra idth is used....

18's would probably be the go as PYROLY also has them so i'd be able to get 8 x 18" tyres at a time and get a good deal.

Yeah some photo shot work with the different rims would be good if someone is able.

 

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Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2005 12:25 am 
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i dont think it should be up to any of us pyro.
your the one thast gotta look at it everyday...


Yes i guess your right, to be honest i have always been happy with the GT rims, as thats why i bought them, i am just considering a change and wondering if something else will look more impressive and still perform the same...

 

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Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2005 1:14 am 
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deep dish look awsum mine are 18x8's

 

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Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2005 1:14 am 
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Yeah some photo shot work with the different rims would be good if someone is able.


Would be possible if we had some shots of your car to play with... :D
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Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2005 1:16 am 
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Yeah some photo shot work with the different rims would be good if someone is able.


Would be possible if we had some shots of your car to play with... :D


wouldnt let u touch it with that s**t effort on ur sig! hahah

 

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Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2005 1:21 am 
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LOL

Well that was my first go at it... I just use it as a reminder that I shouldn't tamper with perfection.
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