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Okay, help me out here. After getting stuffed into second place today by some guy with an Audi and 225's I want to get something wider on my RS - a 2000 in case you've forgotten. :p

Anyway, I figure I can get some low profile jobbers on there if I go to a 45 series or such. So basically I would like your help in picking some rims that are inexpensive (read: cheap) and relatively light weight (so probably less than 20 pounds each). Since I want to run 225's I'll probably need to get a different offset - like 48mm or something?

So, help me out. I'd prefer rims that are either black, painted silver (like stock), anthracite, or possibly something subtle with chrome :p If I had to pick colors, I guess red highlights will work for now.

So.... any ideas? And, if you can include a link, I'd be lovin' it!

THANKS! :biggest:
 

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Darn newbies...

Um, doesn't this belong in a technical forum or something?

Please, even if you're a newbie, try and pay attention that you are posting in the proper place. You'll be more likely to get an answer, and it helps keep the board cleaner.

Your cooperation is appreciated!

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How in the world does the owner and sole moderator of the board respond to someone who has the balls to tell *ME* where or where not *I* should post? OMG! :lol:

Um, how about this: If you can't answer the question, maybe YOU should post somewhere else!!!

So there! :p

You're a tool! :roflmao:

(All in good fun, here, now someone answer my question!)
 

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Alright, since I was such a smart-ass, I guess I could throw in a recommendation...

How about the Revolution RZX from Tom Tatalovich Racing ? They look a lot like the '99 RS rims, but are a 17" size. Should be fairly light, and definitely strong. Not sure they exactly qualify as cheap, but they're not outrageous either.

If you're wanting to stay with a 16", Revolution makes a couple of other choices that might work as well. Plus, they come in a variety of finishes.

Might be worth a look, anyways.

There, at least I'm a useful tool! :lol:

Edit: I guess they don't have anything in 16". Sorry about that, I'm not as useful as I think! :D
 

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Rota rims are cheap, like $500 for a set of 4 and I think they're 17x7.5. Dunno about tires though. Is 7.5 the biggest width that will fit our cars?
 

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How in the world does the owner and sole moderator of the board respond to someone who has the balls to tell *ME* where or where not *I* should post? OMG! :lol:

Um, how about this: If you can't answer the question, maybe YOU should post somewhere else!!!


Okay ALEX

:boxer: :stinky: :flame: :curse: :sputter: :whine: :barf: :run:

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Ah, what a way to make friends, huh? I stick my tongue out at you, Marcin! :p

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READ: Rota Subzeros... 17x7.5....price range w/o tires : $500-550 shipped w/ a bunch of the needed crap...w/ tires... $800-$1200(guesstimating here)

Where to find...umm the other board :D

From who? Revolution Motorsports, slmoves, Mach III....Vendors Forum.

I'll be buying some come end of spring/summer :)
 

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IIRC you're running in GS, right James. if that is the case, all those wonderful 17" rims mentioned above are of no use to you. you have to run 16x7 with an offset of +53 +/- 6, which, with an aftermarket wheel will probably end up being +48. i don't know wheels very well, but when i went "R" i picked up a cheap set of ADR rims that TRi was trying to unload (i'll never deal with them again, but that's another story). i mounted my street tires on them and my race tires on the stockers. btw, i have 205/55 R1s. i was planning on going with 225/50 V700s for this season, but then i found a great deal on another used set of R1s and new R700s (for gravel) so i won't be doing the fitment experiment this year. i have *heard* they fit with the stock rims and stock suspension with no rubbing, but take that with a grain of salt. i know there is another guy in stl planning on running 225/50 kumhos this season, but the season doesn't start for another month, so i don't know if they fit or not. you might try contacting the tirerack and see if they have tried it out. one more thing, 225/50 is the closest to stock rolling diameter with a 225 series tire (its actually a shade smaller than 205/55).

oh, and this is so a suspension forum question :p
 
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