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Old 09-12-2006, 07:29 PM
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My stance when Lude is brought back to life!

I'm looking at the Teins basic or flex. leaning towards the flex.

Shoes are looking like either from first to last choice :
Kazera KZ-A Dual PCD black with chrome lip)
ASA AR1 (black with chrome lip)
MOTEGI RACING DV5 (gun metal with chrome lip)

All rims are 17 X 7.5" Now I need tire sizes... I know they recoment 205/40/17s but I want more beef on my wheel wells. I was thinking maybe stretching it to 215/40 or 35/17s. Can somebody get me that link that tells the diameter of the wheels and tires so I can figure out where I want to go? Especially since I want the car with no wheel caps inbetween tires and fenders. I don't want anything rubbing... I drive hard lol.

I have some cheap azz *number one* front and rear upper strut towers that work fine for me IMO. I'm also in the market for a lower rear tie bar.

Tell me what you guys think? Right now my car is sitting one Max Speed lowering springs and I really cant complain; except for the back wheels aren't tucked in. The rear gets a little loose in hard corners and I want to fix that. Thats why I'm thinking the tein flex or SS will do the trick for me.
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Old 09-12-2006, 08:03 PM
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Are you going to get an extra 2 rims and put slicks for the track or close races or just swap back on the SH's?
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Old 09-12-2006, 08:24 PM
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track days or close races will be on street slicks on the SH wheels ;). Maybe even the DC2 type r wheels if I can get my hands on them since thows are 15s
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Old 09-12-2006, 09:12 PM
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i had 215/40/17's on my 17's, lowered 2.25"/2" with no rubbing what-so-ever
and i would HIGHLY suggest not going any lower profile, for these main reasons:






and if you could get pics of the rims, we can help you decide :p
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oh yea

and those two pics are two SEPERATE incidents!!!
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I like the way my 15's ride and handle... If I don't get Se's Il find some other 15's.
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WHATEVER YOU DO, DO NOT GET THE MONTEGI DV5'S
those are the rims i have picked out for my car

but seriously im not a big fan of the asa's, just my personal taste
but i think the kazera's could look pretty fricken hot
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i'm not going to comment on the rim itself... don't have first hand experience with motegi.

i used to run 205/40/17, but the ride was real bad. hit everything like i just fell off the curb. i'm at 215/45/17, and it's better, but not by much. the tein flex setup helped soften it out a bit more for me. for a street setup, i'm pretty happy now. for track, you crank them up to 16 (or was it 1... i forget which way is which) and you're talking teeth shattering ride. i haven't been to the track in a long time, so the teins haven't seen track action. but i'm noticing that with freeway off ramps and such, i'm taking them faster, and the car still handles quite well.
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I have 18's and the car handles like a dream. big wheels are only a problem with a improper suspension setup. (and a driver that can't avoid potholes lol)
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