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Old 05-06-2009, 07:50 AM
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i may be leaning towards a set of 18x10+25 enkei wheels, you think 275/40/18 is too much for the front? I know its not the most aggressive offset...if its not these wheels then Im going with the more expensive option of 19x10 and 19x11 wheels from another manufacturer.
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Old 05-06-2009, 08:20 AM
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RPF1's in SBC. 18x8.5" Fr, 18x9.5" Rr.



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Old 05-06-2009, 06:19 PM
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Originally Posted by ttuberz View Post
^ nice bumper, cant wait to install mine...did u get the fender wells or you gonna rock the gap? btw nice stance ive always been a fan of ur car...one of the reasons i got my wheels bc i liked how they looked on yours.
Thanks. I got the fender linings too.
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Old 05-06-2009, 06:39 PM
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MOAR!!!
i like pictures of my car in threads (post #20)
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Old 05-06-2009, 10:48 PM
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My contribution:

Enkei RPF1 in SBC on super black:
-18x9.5 +15 235/40/18
-18x10.5 +15 265/35/18
-Tires are Dunlop DZ101s

I know the tire sizes are weak, but I got a great deal on the package so I decided to go with it. Normally I'm pretty anti-stretch, but to be honest for a daily driver NA I don't mind this particular stretch all that much. I'll be mounting Rcomps on my track wheels so the point is moot anyway. For my next set I'm going to 275 or 285 rear, 265 front.


Running Koni SAs now with RSR springs, going to be cutting the rear springmount to get an extra 1/2"...per my calculations 0.5" should level everything out exactly. I'll be upgrading to coilovers so this is a temporary thing anyway.





Edit: I didn't want to post these last ones because it makes the rear gap wayyy too obvious, but what the hell. The gap will be closed once the springmount is cut.





Will post more pics once the springmount mod is done.

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Old 05-07-2009, 09:52 AM
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Originally Posted by guitman32 View Post
My contribution:

Enkei RPF1 in SBC on super black:
-18x9.5 +15 235/40/18
-18x10.5 +15 265/35/18
-Tires are Dunlop DZ101s
Wow. Those tire sizes are all wrong... not just the width either. They're also quite a bit short. Bet the car accelerates nicely due to the reduced gearing. I'd suggest a 295/35 on the rear and a 275/35 on the front next time around. But that's just my lame opinion.
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Old 05-07-2009, 10:11 AM
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Originally Posted by i8acobra View Post
Wow. Those tire sizes are all wrong... not just the width either. They're also quite a bit short. Bet the car accelerates nicely due to the reduced gearing. I'd suggest a 295/35 on the rear and a 275/35 on the front next time around. But that's just my lame opinion.
Thanks for the input. I'm definitely aware of the setup's shortcomings...got a great deal on the set, so I decided to go with it. So far so good, but will be upsizing when I burn through these Dunlops.

Oh, and you're right on about the gearing. If I were running these tires on autoX the shorter gearing would kill me because of the 2-3 shift (which I already was having trouble with). Good thing I'm going to run R-comps on my track wheels
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Old 05-07-2009, 10:40 AM
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I'm so glad you took my suggestion as a suggestion and not as a slam. Kind of refreshing to post something here without a "keep your damn opinion to yourself" response.
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Originally Posted by ttuberz View Post


I'll update this thread this weekend with the new makeover 08 headlights, 08 bumper and Mine's cf lip. As of now heres 1 shot...18x9.5/10.5 +15 all around limited edition matte black bishesss!
MORE pics of these wheels!!!
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Old 05-08-2009, 03:19 AM
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Hmm this thread is helpful. I plan on the rpf1 but not sure if I should get 35 or 40 series. I have 35 now on my 19's and love the look but if I goto an 18" should I get 40 to fill the gap?
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Old 05-08-2009, 09:36 AM
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Originally Posted by i8acobra View Post
I'm so glad you took my suggestion as a suggestion and not as a slam. Kind of refreshing to post something here without a "keep your damn opinion to yourself" response.
Yea definitely some touchy people abound, not enough constructive discussion.
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Originally Posted by solidsnake View Post
Hmm this thread is helpful. I plan on the rpf1 but not sure if I should get 35 or 40 series. I have 35 now on my 19's and love the look but if I goto an 18" should I get 40 to fill the gap?
What widths/offsets would you get on the RPF1s? What width tire are you thinking? Can you easily adjust your ride height (i.e. coilovers)?

Define a sexy tire profile to you: Pudged out or stretched out?
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George been checking up on this thread to see when you'd post...good choice on wheels!

Change your sig!
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Old 05-08-2009, 12:25 PM
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Originally Posted by solidsnake View Post
Hmm this thread is helpful. I plan on the rpf1 but not sure if I should get 35 or 40 series. I have 35 now on my 19's and love the look but if I goto an 18" should I get 40 to fill the gap?
The RPF1's in the +15 offset only look good with a low drop. Running a drop you should go with 35 series, a 40 series may rub depending on extent of drop.

If you are on OEM suspension, then 40 will fill up the gap, but it will look like a monster truck.
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Old 05-08-2009, 04:15 PM
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Crappy pics of my gloss black Rpf1's. 10.5 +15 front and 10.5 +15 with 15mm spacer rear for a 0 offset. 265/35 all around. I love them!!!

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Ill get full car pics soon. About to switch to 20mm rear spacers, lower the rear more and the whole car is getting painted.
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^^^^MOAR!!!!!!!
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Is that a key mark??
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barefootracer would love to see a shot of the front of the car so you can see how flush that rear looks!
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^More pics please!
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OMG someone keyed the fack out of your car bro.
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