Wheel conundrum

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  1. SteveC200

    SteveC200 9.17 BtG. Too slow.

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    Money is a bit of an issue but I need to do something about drift wheels.

    Ideally a set of 8x17s, 4x114.3PCD with a 20 offset would be good but finding a really cheap set with those specs is near on impossible especially as they have to clear the 4 pots on the front. So I'm thinking of 15mm bolt on spacers and using my 6x15" 7 spoke 200SX wheels with 196/50 tyres which will give an offset of 25. Cant go much more than 15mm spacer as I wont get my 17" road wheels on without fecking about with the arch lip.

    Whaddaya reckon? Will it look OK or gay and make a significant difference to the handling?
     
  2. SteveC200

    SteveC200 9.17 BtG. Too slow.

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    Hmm, or maybe 15mm spacers and buy some 7x15 wheels. Decisions decisions. :rolleyes:

    Gah, just thought, anything less than a 17 and I wont be able to fit my 315mm brake conversion. ARRRGGHHHHH. Bollock, I spose I can always sell it, dont really need big brakes like that for drift..
     
  3. Bon Bon

    Bon Bon It'll be fine

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    8 or 9 x 15s steve, with 185s. :) Pimpness.

    And do feck about with the arch lip, then you can use proper offsets. :nod:
     
  4. matt

    matt -NIGHTSPIRIT FAMILY-

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    yeah, what he said^

    hopefully its not long till my 15x7.5's get here. -2 offset is the daddy!
     
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    I know what you mean about money steve :o

    I went for compomotives the guy was top dollar and we worked out a specific set of wheels, custom offset and centrelines over the phone.

    Damn things still only came to 795 for a set of brand spanking 18x8's

    Why not give em a try if its within your budget ?

    www.comp.co.uk i think it is.
     
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    Tom dangerous brotherhood

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  7. SteveC200

    SteveC200 9.17 BtG. Too slow.

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    Not even close to my budget, I'm talking about proper cheapy cheap second hand sort of stuff. Ta anyway.:)
     
  8. Mitch

    Mitch In moderation

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    Pfft. Sell the big brakes.









    :D:D;)
     
  9. SteveC200

    SteveC200 9.17 BtG. Too slow.

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    Pfft:D

    I might just do that.:)
     
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    Mitch In moderation

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    Pfft. Go on, then :D:D:D
     
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