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      01-22-2013, 08:37 PM   #1
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BC Forged review

Got my wheels yesterday and wanted to post a quick review.

First, a big thanks to Sean and Ivan from PYSpeed. They gave me a killer deal and the communications was great.

Nice thing about these wheels is that you custom order them and they build them to spec. Custom colors are included in the price making them one of the best deals around on 2-piece modular forged.

Specs are:
FJ08
8.5 x 19 et40 22lbs
9.5 x 19 et50 24lbs

Matte gunmetal face with brushed aluminum lips, black barrels.

The finish and paint quality it outstanding bar none.
I ordered them on Dec 22nd and got them yesterday. Very quick turn around for custom forged wheels.

Needless to say I'm super impressed and can't wait to get them on my car (just waiting for the rear tires)

Also - sorry for having to post one photo at a time, cant seem to upload more then one photo to a post.

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Those look awesome. pics when mounted please.
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Specs are:

BC Forged, FJ08 Forged two-peice

Flat Gunmetal centers and brushed aluminum lips

9.5 x 19 ET50
8.5 x 19 ET40

Big thanks to PYSpeed for the insane deal.
I am glad you are happy for our product and service!!
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The UPS man showed up to my house today and dropped off a few gifts
Next time have him drop off a few for me
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      01-22-2013, 10:59 PM   #5
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Any pictures from a side angle? Interested in seeing the lip on these.

Look great man, can't wait to see them mounted.
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      01-23-2013, 12:58 PM   #6
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Wish I could do 19s, but I've bent two 18s and cracked one. 19s as a DD would just be asking for trouble here in NJ.
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      01-23-2013, 03:15 PM   #7
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Very nice looking wheels! Can't wait to see these mounted
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looks great...i was going to ask about the lips until I saw that post...They almost look wrinkle coated in the picture

update when you get them on for sure
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They even come with laser etched stem caps, a nice touch.
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and finally obligatory iphone lip photo
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Very nice looking wheels! Can't wait to see these mounted
Thanks. Without a doubt looking at your wheels got me motivated.
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Wow these look super nice.... Can't wait to see them mounted!!
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These look sick!! Mounted pics NOW!
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Thanks. Without a doubt looking at your wheels got me motivated.
What tires you looking at installing on them? Tire sizes?
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Good looking wheels. I think they're going to look awesome mounted.
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You sir just showed me my future wheels!!!! These things are beautiful! Can't wait to see them with rubber and mounted!
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      01-24-2013, 09:25 PM   #21
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What tires you looking at installing on them? Tire sizes?
Falken 452 to start. 225/265. They run narrow and will give me a good starting point as I pick out my next set. Since getting the wavetrac I can't seem to get more then 10k our of my rears
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Im guessing you have a track set of wheels/tires too with your diff. 225 on an 8.5 wheel. Are you part of the herrafrush scene? Lol.
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