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wild rims! #119732 Mar 8, 1:33pm Mar 8, 1:33pm
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wild rims!
I finally got notice that my rims shipped today from cali!!!goodtimes I know most celica owners like the racing rims and what not, but I wanted something different from anything else out there, plus they go with the theme of my car. I'll get pics of them on my car when I get them, but for now you can take a peek at them here>>> ***wheels*** check them out and let me know what you think

Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119733 Mar 8, 1:37pm Mar 8, 1:37pm
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umm that's cool ur gonna get your rims, but sorry not my style


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Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119734 Mar 8, 1:41pm Mar 8, 1:41pm
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PLEASE TELL ME UR KIDDING rofl rofl rofl rofl

Hey whatever works for ya

Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119735 Mar 8, 1:43pm Mar 8, 1:43pm
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They're definitely different. spineyes

Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119736 Mar 8, 1:44pm Mar 8, 1:44pm
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before making judgement, check AZZKIKR's profile - he's got a pretty wild theme happywink

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Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119737 Mar 8, 1:45pm Mar 8, 1:45pm

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oh...lol, those are different!

Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119738 Mar 8, 1:50pm Mar 8, 1:50pm
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did you order from racerwheel? how was the service?

Re: wild rims! [Re: trog2233] #119739 Mar 8, 1:50pm Mar 8, 1:50pm
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Originally Posted by trog2233
PLEASE TELL ME UR KIDDING rofl rofl rofl rofl

Hey whatever works for ya


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Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119740 Mar 8, 2:06pm Mar 8, 2:06pm
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not my style, but if it works with your ride then its all good

Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119741 Mar 8, 2:12pm Mar 8, 2:12pm
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yes I got them from racerwheel, and the service has been good. I've delt with them in the past, and they've always been good to me. I also realize that most people are going to hate on the rims when they see the initial pic, but the accent is optional, and I got both the gold and the chrome versions so I could decide when I get them on my car; so hate all you want to...doesn't phase me. I've seen both the all-chrome version and the gold accented versions in person, and both looked good. I'll probably sit with just the all chrome on my celica. I'm not into racing rims, and wanted chrome when I decided to get wheels, plus like I said I had a definite theme in mind when I bought this car, and that's why I got the wheels I did.

Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119742 Mar 8, 2:17pm Mar 8, 2:17pm
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Good post AZZKIKR thumbsup


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Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119743 Mar 8, 2:26pm Mar 8, 2:26pm
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I appreciate that Isaac, and thanks for looking at my profile...some of the things I have planned are listed there, so if anyone wants to know what's up then please look there first...I'll have some more pics in there soon...especially when I get the rest of the stuff I ordered on my car.

Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119744 Mar 8, 2:32pm Mar 8, 2:32pm
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those rims are really nice, i've heard of them before, they look siiiiickkkk


if i was you i would just swap out the front for something simple like kaminari and then put airbags on it!!

i hate the 03-04 front , i have 03 too, looks like a fish

well anyways good luck with the rims ,keep us updated with pics and info on new mods

by the way-dont let other people let you down, not everyones gonna like your car, as long as you like it, do it!! the way to get noticed is do something that hasnt bein done..your doing very good so far!! deffinetly get props from me thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup

Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119745 Mar 8, 3:05pm Mar 8, 3:05pm
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thanks...but no worries about me. its like you said, the only way to get noticed is to have something completely different...and that's exactly what I'm out to do. Besides, if I modified my celica, and it didn't grab people's attention, then I don't think I'd be happy with the work I put into it. But, this is good...the more input the better...good or bad, please keep it coming

Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119746 Mar 8, 3:20pm Mar 8, 3:20pm
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thumbsdown not likin those on a celica.

Re: wild rims! [Re: MptGlw69] #119747 Mar 8, 3:24pm Mar 8, 3:24pm
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Originally Posted by MptGlw69
They're definitely different. spineyes

Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119748 Mar 8, 3:31pm Mar 8, 3:31pm
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rims look pretty cool even though its not my style...
goodjob for something different
but I really dont like the gold


...BTW what size are they?

Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119749 Mar 8, 3:37pm Mar 8, 3:37pm
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Not exactly my thing...But if it'll flow well with your car, and you like them, that's all that counts! thumbsup

Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119750 Mar 8, 4:23pm Mar 8, 4:23pm
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Re: wild rims! [Re: VSGTS14] #119751 Mar 8, 6:01pm Mar 8, 6:01pm
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okay azzkikr, I have a question. Judging from your profile, it definately seems that you're into go as well as show (pistons, rods, new clutch, etc.), so I have a question. Why'd you go for these rims which are probably really heavy compared to some light volks or something that will improve performance?

Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119752 Mar 8, 7:00pm Mar 8, 7:00pm
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Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119753 Mar 8, 7:12pm Mar 8, 7:12pm
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Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119754 Mar 8, 7:39pm Mar 8, 7:39pm
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it is a pain to see a celi with these rims frown

Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119755 Mar 8, 7:40pm Mar 8, 7:40pm
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I didn't go with the something like the volk racing rims because they didn't really jump at me, and wouldn't go with the theme I'm working on with this car - which isn't to have a streetable race car. Yes, I have swapped out my rods and pistons and what not, but I went with a higher compression ratio when I did it (11:1). I'm not looking to go insane fast (i.e. turbo, juice, etc.), I just wanted something a little more than what it had. I had a custom turbo on my last vehicle (2000 dodge dakota w/ t3/t4 hybrid turbo via sci-tech motorsports in miami) and blew a damn rod about a month after I bought my celica...I'm not into drag racing with this car, but do take track days at road atlanta, and have a set of 17" bbs wheels I use for that. I've only had the car about 4 months, and bought it to build for show...this is just a theme that's gonna be far from ordinary (which seems to be the only way to get attention in a crowd of show-offs), and the wheels will be part of that theme rather than just something the car is sitting on...but thanks to all who have replied...keep it coming

Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119756 Mar 8, 7:54pm Mar 8, 7:54pm
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I like the style...if its not urs its ur opinion...if he likes it thats what he wants

By the way with that aggressive style I really believe that the veilside kit would look awesome and help those rims flow...


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Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119757 Mar 8, 8:01pm Mar 8, 8:01pm
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thanks, plus remember...the pic is with gold accents, I'm getting both the gold accented version, and the chrome accented version of the wheel (different center cap), and can decide from there which looks better when I get them on.

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Originally Posted by AZZKIKR
thanks, plus remember...the pic is with gold accents, I'm getting both the gold accented version, and the chrome accented version of the wheel (different center cap), and can decide from there which looks better when I get them on.


You bought 8 rims? wtf

Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119759 Mar 8, 8:12pm Mar 8, 8:12pm
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no I didn't get 8 rims...the gold spikes, are attached to the center cap over the lugs...I've got a set of centers with the gold spikes, and a set of centers with chrome spikes... 2 sets x 4 centers, and 4 rims, so I can decide which look I like better on the wheel.

Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119760 Mar 8, 9:45pm Mar 8, 9:45pm
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I dunno how they are gonna look on the celi, but they are cool. Your doing somthing unique and no one else has that look, so that makes it awesome! Great job on being original!

Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119761 Mar 9, 12:12am Mar 9, 12:12am
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That's friggin awesome! I love chome. The shinier and the more lip the better!


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Re: wild rims! [Re: Eyger] #119762 Mar 9, 12:51am Mar 9, 12:51am
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I want pix after the install. rofl rofl


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Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119763 Mar 9, 5:22am Mar 9, 5:22am
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Originally Posted by AZZKIKR
I finally got notice that my rims shipped today from cali!!!goodtimes I know most celica owners like the racing rims and what not, but I wanted something different from anything else out there, plus they go with the theme of my car. I'll get pics of them on my car when I get them, but for now you can take a peek at them here>>> ***wheels*** check them out and let me know what you think


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Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119764 Mar 9, 7:17am Mar 9, 7:17am
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no worries, there will be pics after the install...I'm working on coilovers, either going with TEIN, or JIC...but either way, they are expensive...

Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119765 Mar 9, 7:19am Mar 9, 7:19am
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I also have 17" BBS wheels I use for track days at Road Atlanta eek (circuit style track, not nascar!) for all who are fans of racing rims, but I'm not going to be using them for daily driving...

Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119766 Mar 9, 8:50am Mar 9, 8:50am
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i dont mind those at all, i like the idea. imo leave out the gold. the lorenzos that i run are very similair to those. not racy at all and kinda heavy, but draw prolly more attention than anything else on my car.


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Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119768 Mar 9, 9:22am Mar 9, 9:22am
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looks like a tribal ninja shuriken that exploded. smile not my style but i hear ya when you say that racing rims are kinda boring. i want something different than the norm but i also wanted something lightweight & strong: forged. if it's for show then you're headed in the right direction. it's noticeable. when you enter the shows let us know the reaction you get. it could help the show car builders get a feel of what judges are looking for thumbsup


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Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119769 Mar 9, 9:59am Mar 9, 9:59am
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show is what I'm using them for...I'm hoping to have the rest of the parts I ordered soon (see profile)...I'm looking to see my friends in FL at hot import nights in Orlando in May...God money goes fast!!!!!!

Re: wild rims! [Re: AZZKIKR] #119770 Mar 9, 4:09pm Mar 9, 4:09pm
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it would look good jsut go with the chrome cap or no cap at all


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