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Apr 5, 3:47pm - #145805 
Rims

So...It's getting to be about that time to pick up some rims but I need some help.

I want them to be 18s, 6-spoke or more and preferably gunmetal.

I don't really know anything about offset,
(225/40/18) <-- those kinda numbers (well I know what the 18 stands for)

If anyone has any suggestions or help that'd be awesome.

Do it for Krystal...I gotta roll on 18s thumbsup

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Apr 5, 3:51pm - #145806 
225 is how WIDE the tire is. Stock is 195 or 205, depending on which rims/tires you have from the dealer.

The wider the tire, the more traction.

40 is how "tall" the tire is. 40 is probably good, because it's low profile (which looks good), but the ride should still be ok. If you get 35 or lower, you're gonna have a ROUGH ride and risk popping your tire on potholes.

Get 45 if you want a smooth ride.

And you already know what 18 is for grin


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Apr 5, 5:48pm - #145807 
5Zigen Super Six. Only $212 a wheel at www.tire.com

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Apr 5, 5:56pm - #145808 
how about this one.

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Apr 5, 6:05pm - #145809 
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Apr 5, 6:27pm - #145810 
I really like the style of that last one, where the spokes come up flush with the lip. thumbsup

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Apr 5, 6:29pm - #145811 
yea i like those too^^^


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Apr 5, 6:31pm - #145812 
yeah, I've had my eye on those for awhile...

- getting either those or G-Games Wolf 77's (5-spoke)


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Apr 5, 6:34pm - #145813 
This is the rim I think I've decided on. Don't quote me on that though. wink

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Apr 5, 6:35pm - #145814 

I checked out WheelsNext.com but I know it's going to be cheaper to buy some over the net than a speedshop here. they're all going to be shipped from the US anyways. Any other goods sites that will ship to Canada?

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Apr 5, 6:35pm - #145815 
Originally Posted by v3n0m
5Zigen Super Six. Only $212 a wheel at www.tire.com


what kind of rims do you have again? i like them but i'd want them to be darker.

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Apr 5, 6:38pm - #145816 
Stephen, if you like the ADR, talk to Harry at bigwheelz.com, they are located in Calgary so you will save on duty, shipping and brockerage fees. He is an official ADR distributor and a good guy to deal with.

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Apr 5, 6:38pm - #145817 
Originally Posted by Stephen
Originally Posted by v3n0m
5Zigen Super Six. Only $212 a wheel at www.tire.com


what kind of rims do you have again? i like them but i'd want them to be darker.


He has 5Zigen Imperio F-15's.

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Apr 5, 6:40pm - #145818 
Originally Posted by cooltoy2000
Stephen, if you like the ADR, talk to Harry at bigwheelz.com, they are located in Calgary so you will save on duty, shipping and brockerage fees. He is an official ADR distributor and a good guy to deal with.


Do you mean bigwheels.net?

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Apr 5, 6:41pm - #145819 
No.

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Apr 5, 6:51pm - #145820 
dude, with your celica...

you need black with polished lip...

ADR Vision in 18's

or some 18" REV
or...um...Racing Hart if you got the money thumbsup


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Apr 5, 7:50pm - #145821 
eek Holy crap, are these wrapped in carbon fiber????

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Apr 5, 8:11pm - #145822 
Originally Posted by Evan
eek Holy crap, are these wrapped in carbon fiber????

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Yeah, and they're not too expensive either. Find out more about them HERE. thumbsup

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Apr 5, 8:12pm - #145823 
Not too expensive? wtf

$1400 for some 17" rims WITHOUT tires or shipping is insane, if you ask me.

I got my rims for like $500 SHIPPED.

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Apr 5, 8:22pm - #145824 
Originally Posted by Evan
Not too expensive? wtf

$1400 for some 17" rims WITHOUT tires or shipping is insane, if you ask me.

I got my rims for like $500 SHIPPED.


Where from?


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Apr 5, 10:57pm - #145825 
im getting ready to get the ADR GT sport, Im getting a hook up price. Around $65-70 each rim thumbsup I said go with the ADR GT

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Apr 5, 11:17pm - #145826 
^^^
whoa, nice hook-up - that's hella cheap for those rims

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Apr 5, 11:20pm - #145827 
Originally Posted by gtscelica05
im getting ready to get the ADR GT sport, Im getting a hook up price. Around $65-70 each rim thumbsup I said go with the ADR GT


Wanna share that hook up? tongue


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Apr 5, 11:24pm - #145828 
Originally Posted by Sultan
^^^
whoa, nice hook-up - that's hella cheap for those rims


yea...my friends uncle works at the ADR


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Apr 5, 11:27pm - #145829 
cool bro, can you see if he'll discount them for a few of us here? I'm sure some peeps would be interested and he'd be able to sell a few sets. I know I'd be on them in a heartbeat...

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Apr 5, 11:30pm - #145830 
Originally Posted by Sultan
cool bro, can you see if he'll discount them for a few of us here? I'm sure some peeps would be interested and he'd be able to sell a few sets. I know I'd be on them in a heartbeat...


yea...i'll see what i can do


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Apr 5, 11:34pm - #145831 
sweet, thanks bro thumbsup

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Apr 6, 12:24am - #145832 
Anyone have a link to those rims that spin? I dont know too much about them but I want to check them out.

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Apr 6, 12:25am - #145833 
its called spinners. just search for them on yahoo.


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Apr 6, 12:43am - #145834 
Originally Posted by MptGlw69
This is the rim I think I've decided on. Don't quote me on that though. wink

I you are looking at this rim cause of the lip chances are its not gonna be that big. Depending on the offset a lip that big would be on a rim 9in +. If your looking to put a 225/40 on, the rim is gonna be around 7-7.5 to fit properly and a lip on that size rim is going to be about 1-1.5 at the most. Just my .02


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Apr 6, 12:47am - #145835 
Originally Posted by Sultan
yeah, I've had my eye on those for awhile...

- getting either those or G-Games Wolf 77's (5-spoke)

the G-Games Wolf 77's are the ones i want to get
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Apr 6, 12:51am - #145836 
Originally Posted by JBing
Originally Posted by MptGlw69
This is the rim I think I've decided on. Don't quote me on that though. wink

I you are looking at this rim cause of the lip chances are its not gonna be that big. Depending on the offset a lip that big would be on a rim 9in +. If your looking to put a 225/40 on, the rim is gonna be around 7-7.5 to fit properly and a lip on that size rim is going to be about 1-1.5 at the most. Just my .02


Yeah, I wasn't expecting the lip to be very big and I was planning on doing 215/35.

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Apr 6, 12:54am - #145837 
Please dont, I had a 215/35 on my old rims and the ride was awful!. The smaller in width (215) causes the side wall to be smaller(35), its like riding on the rim. 215/35 side wall is smaller than a 225/35 side wall and so on.


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Apr 6, 12:57am - #145838 
Originally Posted by JBing

Please dont, I had a 215/35 on my old rims and the ride was awful!. The smaller in width (215) causes the side wall to be smaller(35), its like riding on the rim. 215/35 side wall is smaller than a 225/35 side wall and so on.


Yes, I realize that it's a thin, low profile tire. I was going for that because I don't really like the look of a thick tire and I wanted to drop about 2".

By the way, were you selling your car because I seen pix of it on Ebay. Or was someone just using your pix? confused

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Apr 6, 12:59am - #145839 
no it was for sale but every asshole backed out! I have sold hundreds of things on ebay and never had a problem till now ohboy


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Apr 6, 1:01am - #145840 
Why were you selling? Needed something more practical or just didn't want it anymore?

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Apr 6, 1:07am - #145841 
I was gonna get a SRT-4 but...I started to part it out and the deals started to fall through w/ the celi and then I sent out my Flares and USPS crushed them so im waiting on a ins. check from them. Its been the exp. from hell, my cars giving me payback for tring to get rid of her. LOL


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Apr 6, 1:08am - #145842 
Originally Posted by JBing
I was gonna get a SRT-4 but...I started to part it out and the deals started to fall through w/ the celi and then I sent out my Flares and USPS crushed them so im waiting on a ins. check from them. Its been the exp. from hell, my cars giving me payback for tring to get rid of her. LOL


That's what it seems like.. rofl

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Apr 6, 6:31am - #145843 
Stephen, my wheels are no longer made, they stopped making them a while back. They came in silver or hyper silver, but I've never seen them on another car, so they're kind of hard to find frown

Are you looking for a wheel/tire package or are you just looking for wheels?

And how much do you wanna spend?

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Apr 6, 1:52pm - #145844 
Originally Posted by v3n0m
Stephen, my wheels are no longer made, they stopped making them a while back. They came in silver or hyper silver, but I've never seen them on another car, so they're kind of hard to find frown

Are you looking for a wheel/tire package or are you just looking for wheels?

And how much do you wanna spend?


I'm looking for a wheel/tire package (hopefully) probably not spending more than $1600CDN.


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Apr 6, 1:54pm - #145845 
Originally Posted by GraSSRooTs
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Not too expensive? wtf

$1400 for some 17" rims WITHOUT tires or shipping is insane, if you ask me.

I got my rims for like $500 SHIPPED.


Where from?


http://www.streetstyler.com/RevWheels.htm

Total was $524.95, including shipping and wheel locks.


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Apr 6, 2:07pm - #145846 
Originally Posted by Evan
Not too expensive? wtf

$1400 for some 17" rims WITHOUT tires or shipping is insane, if you ask me.

I got my rims for like $500 SHIPPED.


Evan, where did you get those rims from again?

Sorry frown

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Apr 6, 2:22pm - #145847 
...sooooooo the Celica has a 5-100 lug pattern so I have to find rims that have that too?

These are the rims that I wan't but the site just lists a 4-100 lug pattern. Am I outta luck?

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Apr 6, 7:17pm - #145848 
Those look universal. Many holes.

Did you see my post on page one, they sell REV too.?

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Apr 6, 9:31pm - #145849 
you're out of luck on those wheels

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