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      04-19-2009, 05:10 AM   #1
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New Wheels What do you think

These are the nes wheels i got last week, i put the Kumo tyres on them 225s and 245s KU 36s

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      04-19-2009, 05:14 AM   #2
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Excellent!!!
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      04-19-2009, 05:41 AM   #3
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Very nice. I suits the white car.

One question, do have any contingency in the event of a flat?
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      04-19-2009, 05:58 AM   #4
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Curious to know about the performance of the KU36s
These seemed to be a real bargain
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      04-19-2009, 06:06 AM   #5
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Very nice. I suits the white car.

One question, do have any contingency in the event of a flat?

Call a Taxi or get my wife to bring a spare wheel. I would not be a happy camper if it happened.
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      04-19-2009, 06:10 AM   #6
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Curious to know about the performance of the KU36s
These seemed to be a real bargain
I think will just use these wheels for drags or track days and use the stock wheels and tyres most of the time.

I actually got them to see if i can beat Matt the next time we go to the drags.

The tyres hang on good thats for sure.
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      04-19-2009, 06:14 AM   #7
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needs more JPEG compression artifacts

nice wheels
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      04-19-2009, 06:34 AM   #8
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needs more JPEG compression artifacts

nice wheels
Thanks for pointing out my great computer skills,

Buy they way the bit of road in the pic is one of my favourite straights in the tweed valley just out of Murwillumbah. no cops just sugar cane
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      04-19-2009, 08:34 AM   #9
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Pixelatted! It is hardcore for sure mate?

Somehow the silver rim makes it looks smaller then it actually does. I am sure it is because of the jpeg compression too!
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      04-19-2009, 06:54 PM   #10
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Love em darren. Look great.
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Wheels look great Darren, certainly a nice part of the world as well.
Done a fair bit of road riding around there in the last 18 months but looks like I might have to watch out for a rapid white 135 now!
There was also a thread on here a while ago re emergency kits for guys with non-run flats from memory,also plenty on the main forums if you need info.
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      04-19-2009, 08:22 PM   #12
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looks good darren, photos need help though
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      04-19-2009, 09:39 PM   #13
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Nice Darren!
I've got exactly the same tyres (unused) sitting on my spare 261 rims ready for the track & drags. What are they like as a road tyre in terms of ride, grip, noise etc?
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Nice wheels mate..

What brand and style??

Can someone photoshop those wheels on to a black 1er??
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      04-20-2009, 12:55 AM   #15
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Wheels look great Darren, certainly a nice part of the world as well.
Done a fair bit of road riding around there in the last 18 months but looks like I might have to watch out for a rapid white 135 now!
There was also a thread on here a while ago re emergency kits for guys with non-run flats from memory,also plenty on the main forums if you need info.
Thanks CeeJay,
I have an old ZX9 in the shead out of rego i did a fair bit of riding as well be wife has not allowed re rego of bike so i just look at it and keep it polished.
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Nice Darren!
I've got exactly the same tyres (unused) sitting on my spare 261 rims ready for the track & drags. What are they like as a road tyre in terms of ride, grip, noise etc?
Cheers.
Tyres are really good have got heaps of grip i havent performed any launches as yeat, They are more noisy that stock but no that much, wife didnt complain about it which is a good test, havent had them in the wet yeat, i might keep them on for a few weeks then save them up for fun times
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Nice wheels mate..

What brand: Black and crome and style?? 5 spoke

Can someone photoshop those wheels on to a black 1er??


They were the cheapest i could get cost 950 including fitting tyres

18x8.5 42 offset all round, they scrape a tiny amount going over large bumps on the road but i think its just touching the plastic cannot see any marks on tyres
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looks good darren, photos need help though
Next time we get togeather i think i may bring my computer for some pixel lessons
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I think will just use these wheels for drags or track days and use the stock wheels and tyres most of the time.

I actually got them to see if i can beat Matt the next time we go to the drags.

The tyres hang on good thats for sure.
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