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      05-04-2008, 12:31 PM   #67
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Are people looking at keeping the stock 18x7.5 front wheel or going to 18x8.5 all around?
18x8.5 all around for me
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      05-04-2008, 11:46 PM   #68
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please enlighten: for 235s all around would the 8.5 be a better buy or the 7.5 would suffice?
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      05-05-2008, 12:06 AM   #69
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18x8.5 all around for me
What front spacer are you thinking, 7mm or 10mm?
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      05-05-2008, 08:43 AM   #70
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What front spacer are you thinking, 7mm or 10mm?
8mm

http://www.turnermotorsport.com/html..._ID=TWH9905003
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      05-05-2008, 08:46 AM   #71
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please enlighten: for 235s all around would the 8.5 be a better buy or the 7.5 would suffice?
235 usually need at least an 8" wheel
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      05-05-2008, 08:56 AM   #72
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Nice! Looking forward to seeing pics of that setup on your car.
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      05-05-2008, 11:08 AM   #73
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Is this just for the track or also street
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      05-05-2008, 12:30 PM   #74
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Is this just for the track or also street
just the street. I have a 2 sets of SSR GT-7s 17X8.5 et 38 that I'll be using for track events. that is also the wheel I'm using for the street at the moment with a set of 245 40 17 PS2s on them.
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      05-05-2008, 06:45 PM   #75
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So you're going with theGTS-R's , 18x8.5 f and r , non-staggered with 8 mm spacers on the front....

Got's to see that on the car...
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      05-06-2008, 12:33 PM   #76
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Gill will there be the black or gunmetal without the ugly red stripe?
Its would be pretty easy to just not put it on


I'd pay extra
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      05-06-2008, 04:40 PM   #77
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Is there a reason these wheels are no longer listed on tirerack?
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      05-06-2008, 05:03 PM   #78
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Given the number of folks who would seem to want the matte grey wheels w/o the stripe, would anyone be interested in a group buy for the wheels without the stripe -- or is that even possible with tirerack/breyton? Gil?
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These are being made to target the 1 series only.
My buddy with a 3series just contacted Breyton yesterday. You are correct the 18 inch GTS-R wheels will be targeted at the Mini and 1series. But it is very likely for bigger sizes and different offsets to come in the near future for other cars(especially the 3series).
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Not a fan of the red stripe either here.
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gill, any chance you can fix the visualizer for these wheels on the 135i? also, for the widest tires without spacers then, is the only option the 7.5s with 225s all around?
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gill, any chance you can fix the visualizer for these wheels on the 135i? also, for the widest tires without spacers then, is the only option the 7.5s with 225s all around?
checking on it now. no answer yet.
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      05-12-2008, 06:48 PM   #83
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Gill,
Do you know what if 19's will fit with Front 225-35-19
REAR 255-30-19 without any issues or should 1'ers stick with 18's for clearance issues
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Given the number of folks who would seem to want the matte grey wheels w/o the stripe, would anyone be interested in a group buy for the wheels without the stripe -- or is that even possible with tirerack/breyton? Gil?

Gil what he says.

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please enlighten: for 235s all around would the 8.5 be a better buy or the 7.5 would suffice?
why would you want 235s all around, if anything get 255s all around

235s all around will be all kinds of tail happy
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i don't want spacers so 255s won't work (apparently even 235s won't with this wheel) and i do want to encourage slight oversteer.
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good luck with any traction down low going with a 235 wide rear with a 300hp car . I think "slight" oversteer might be a bit optimistic considering you are increasing front traction and decreasing rear traction from the factory setup

Whats the issues with wider tires up front? does it rub the suspension or fender liners?

edit: Nm, I see you have a 120i
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      05-13-2008, 09:32 PM   #88
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Throw me in the same boat with everyone else...gotta lose that ricer stripe.
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