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GOAL: kaminari + go wingless + rims + drop? #108238 Feb 21, 6:31am Feb 21, 6:31am
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GOAL: kaminari + go wingless + rims + drop?
First off, im in love with Q-tips car (wingless red kaminari kit with the discontinued 19" racing hart z5000s)..i think most of you seen it..
Question is, even with all my searching, what would be the proper drop for springs/coilovers? the rims that i want to get are from Wheelmax... they are the H-50s that resemble the old Racing Harts..i was planning to get them 18" but i dont really understand the tires sizes (225/40/18 or 215/35/18)..so heres my questions:
1) what tire package should i get for Excel h50 18" inch rims (that can handle rough NJ roads i.e. potholes)??
2)what springs/coilovers should i get to give it a proper drop with the kit and rims on my car? (i understand springs feel better than coilovers, but coilovers are adjustable which would be good so i can just raise them back up for winters)
thanks so much guys..help a bro out

Re: GOAL: kaminari + go wingless + rims + drop? [Re: xplodeloadz] #108239 Feb 21, 9:42am Feb 21, 9:42am
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as for the tires 225/40/18 and as for the springs probably hotchkins or TRD imo thumbsup

Re: GOAL: kaminari + go wingless + rims + drop? [Re: xplodeloadz] #108240 Feb 21, 11:30am Feb 21, 11:30am
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the more potholes, the thicker the tire you should get (i.e. get 40 series instead of 35).


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Re: GOAL: kaminari + go wingless + rims + drop? [Re: Evan] #108241 Feb 21, 11:48am Feb 21, 11:48am
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Originally Posted by Evan

the more potholes, the thicker the tire you should get (i.e. get 40 series instead of 35).

yea.
go with the hotchkis springs, hotchkis camber links (not totally needed), and tokiko struts

EDIT: BTW, your car will look SIC thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup


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Re: GOAL: kaminari + go wingless + rims + drop? [Re: NorwayGT] #108242 Feb 21, 11:56am Feb 21, 11:56am
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Yeah, I forgot to say that: Wingless/Kaminari/Rims/Drop combo will be HOT! thumbsup


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Re: GOAL: kaminari + go wingless + rims + drop? [Re: xplodeloadz] #108243 Feb 21, 12:56pm Feb 21, 12:56pm
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i got 225/35/18...rough ride...gotta watch out for pot holes


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Re: GOAL: kaminari + go wingless + rims + drop? [Re: Gohan1581] #108244 Feb 21, 1:08pm Feb 21, 1:08pm
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Originally Posted by Gohan1581
as for the tires 225/40/18 and as for the springs probably hotchkins or TRD imo thumbsup


Yea, 225/40/18 will give you a smoother ride...And TRD or Hotchkis are great brands that you should consider thumbsup

Re: GOAL: kaminari + go wingless + rims + drop? [Re: xplodeloadz] #108245 Feb 22, 1:10am Feb 22, 1:10am
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My ride is rough...225/35/18...I think...low profile(don't have my ride wit me)

Re: GOAL: kaminari + go wingless + rims + drop? [Re: xplodeloadz] #108246 Feb 22, 2:24am Feb 22, 2:24am
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thanks for the support guys...btw, you guys recommended hotchkis but i think im gonna go with the eibach sportlines so i can add my support to the ecelica store...even tho i want my car looking slammed, you guys dont think thatll be TooOoo low right..it should fit the body kit and rims enough so that it won't rub, right?

Re: GOAL: kaminari + go wingless + rims + drop? [Re: xplodeloadz] #108247 Feb 22, 7:03am Feb 22, 7:03am
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you should get coilovers.
tanabe's coilovers are great for dairydrive.

Thank you for your propsthumbsup


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Re: GOAL: kaminari + go wingless + rims + drop? [Re: xplodeloadz] #108248 Feb 22, 8:40am Feb 22, 8:40am
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That's gonna look sweet dude

post pics

Re: GOAL: kaminari + go wingless + rims + drop? [Re: xplodeloadz] #108249 Feb 22, 9:27am Feb 22, 9:27am
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oh man you guys are gonna flame the shit outta me, but im still new to the whole game...lol, i did a search but i still dont know...what do the first two numbers on tires represent? (i.e. 225/40...215/35) shut up lol

Re: GOAL: kaminari + go wingless + rims + drop? [Re: xplodeloadz] #108250 Feb 22, 12:18pm Feb 22, 12:18pm
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225--is the width
35-is the height--so pretty much with this size you wont have that much rubber around the rim


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Re: GOAL: kaminari + go wingless + rims + drop? [Re: xplodeloadz] #108251 Feb 22, 1:31pm Feb 22, 1:31pm
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sounds like a plan thumbsup thumbsup

Re: GOAL: kaminari + go wingless + rims + drop? [Re: xplodeloadz] #108252 Feb 22, 5:34pm Feb 22, 5:34pm
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I believe 225/40/18 with a TRD drop is the sweet spot

Re: GOAL: kaminari + go wingless + rims + drop? [Re: xplodeloadz] #108253 Feb 22, 8:50pm Feb 22, 8:50pm
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hey guys:
notice Qtips rear windshield wiper is shaved off...how many of you guys would sacrifice the blade for the overall look..aside from keeping an s2000 antenna instead of by the roof...you think a shitload of rainX and fogX will do the job..prolly even worse being in the east coast, shit...but it looks so hott without it dammit!!..would that fail NJ DMV Inspection?

Re: GOAL: kaminari + go wingless + rims + drop? [Re: xplodeloadz] #108254 Feb 22, 8:58pm Feb 22, 8:58pm
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Originally Posted by xplodeloadz
hey guys:
notice Qtips rear windshield wiper is shaved off...how many of you guys would sacrifice the blade for the overall look..aside from keeping an s2000 antenna instead of by the roof...you think a shitload of rainX and fogX will do the job..prolly even worse being in the east coast, shit...but it looks so hott without it dammit!!..would that fail NJ DMV Inspection?


not worth it imo... especially for me up in the northeast, rains or snows constantly

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