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Old 01-27-2017, 09:56 PM   #1079
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tires and tire specs? that setup looks gorgeous GT...


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Old 01-27-2017, 11:44 PM   #1080
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Kerscher widened guards back on so I'm going to run Hankook Z221s 265/35 up front and 235 in the rear...and thanks

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Old 01-28-2017, 09:31 AM   #1081
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Kerscher widened guards back on so I'm going to run Hankook Z221s 265/35 up front and 235 in the rear...and thanks
What tire and spec was that in the photo though? I'm thinking of switching my 225/40 RE-11 tires for something with more grip for occasional street driving (and from the photo you posted above the tires look nasty). I'm wondering if I should move to a 235 or wider on an ET40 18x8 wheel. I have the fenders rolled and liners trimmed.
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Old 01-28-2017, 05:47 PM   #1082
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In that photo is 245/40 (had to check) new photo is 265. 235 is a good fit on a 18x8. I wouldn't run anything less. You'll definitely need traction. Time to move to a 18x8.5 rim?

A side note: The Z221 doesn't come in 255 width unfortunately.

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Old 02-02-2017, 04:04 PM   #1083
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Oz ultraleggera 18x8 , powder coated in a nice red candy now
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Old 02-06-2017, 04:27 AM   #1084
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Advan RS 17"x8" et.47 5x112

15.5 lbs. per wheel

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Old 02-06-2017, 09:20 AM   #1085
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those advans have been making their rounds through the community huh lol.
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Old 02-06-2017, 10:19 PM   #1086
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Lightweight FTW, they look great too.
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Old 02-19-2017, 09:33 AM   #1087
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It was a HUGE change from the VMRs to the RPF1s. I know they are not the best looking wheel (in 18's they look better than the 17s I have, even trade and got new tires out of it lol). Butt dyno says it feels faster and considering im still not tuned yet.
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Old 02-20-2017, 08:29 AM   #1088
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i wish they made more options in 5x112. i'm somewhat considering getting a set redrilled but idk if i'd trust it for actual track duty.
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Old 02-21-2017, 02:22 AM   #1089
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i wish they made more options in 5x112. i'm somewhat considering getting a set redrilled but idk if i'd trust it for actual track duty.
FYI Rays is offering a lot more this season.

Finally!

TE37 Saga. Basically 18" version of the Ultra. All the newer technology found in the ZE40 but on the TE37. Two finishes. Matte Bronze and Diamond Dark Gumetal. Shares the same center caps as the ZE40. 18x8.5 +42 5x112

https://www.rayswheels.co.jp/product...wheel=TE37SAGA

CE28sl Pressed gunmetal color. Limited issue. 18x8.5 +44

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ZE40 my favorite....on my 3rd set. 18x8.5 +44 17 lbs

https://www.rayswheels.co.jp/product...=en&wheel=ZE40

Yep....ya'll know if you need....
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if i had more disposable money right now i would. i miss my volks but was too nervous of damaging one. i'm not sure which i prefer, the ze40 and ce28 are my 2 favorite wheels...i guess i just like spokes lol. so you're not making this easy
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if i had more disposable money right now i would. i miss my volks but was too nervous of damaging one. i'm not sure which i prefer, the ze40 and ce28 are my 2 favorite wheels...i guess i just like spokes lol. so you're not making this easy
CE28SL are more of a track oriented wheel. No center cap option. Weight will be lighter than the ZE40.
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Old 02-21-2017, 04:15 PM   #1092
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well that's what my build is aimed towards. i'm just trying to keep a set of wheels under $1500 this go around. i'll hop back into some super light forged setup eventually.
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