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Jul 7, 2:06pm - #218380 
what's a better deal here?

what do you guys think I should go with here? I love both of these rims and I can't decide. Matrix shadow 17's with 235 40 17 tires or helo slick chrome rims with 205 40 17 tires. the 205 are a lower profile aren't they? either set is going to cost me about a $1000 so I need some input, my car isn't dropped but I do have a molly designs kit also. I am also interested in if the chrome rims will way a lot more?

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Jul 7, 2:07pm - #218381 
or this? check picture attachment!

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Jul 7, 2:51pm - #218382 
I like the chrome ones myself. They will be heavier though, if that really matters to you.

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Jul 7, 3:34pm - #218383 
no chrome thumbsdown I like the silver much better.

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Jul 7, 3:57pm - #218384 
they are both ugly as fuck


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Jul 7, 4:00pm - #218385 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
they are both ugly as fuck



lmao... smile

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Jul 7, 5:30pm - #218386 
i dont like both but if you had to get one get the silver thumbsup

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Jul 7, 5:49pm - #218387 
235 is the width...40 is the profile. They have different widths and same profile.

thumbsdown to the chrome

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Jul 7, 6:49pm - #218388 
the silver but i would try a little diff five spoke. the look a lot like the stock and that aint good.


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Jul 7, 6:52pm - #218389 
not the chrome ones thumbsdown

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Jul 7, 7:17pm - #218390 
No chrome for me, Silver please.


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Jul 7, 9:07pm - #218391 
First one...definately

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Jul 7, 9:16pm - #218392 
Id say fuck the ugly rims and buy the TRD fuel lid in the first pic thumbsup


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Jul 7, 10:41pm - #218393 
yeah Chrome is heavier lol tongue I had my rim's on my old bike chromed once.. it gained an amzing 115 gram's !! damn lost atleast 200 hp because of that LOL smile chrome rimm's are normal rim's with a VERY VERY VERY tin layer of chrome on it wich way's hardly anything.. so .. just choose the best looking one.. I'd go for the chrome smile

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Jul 7, 11:41pm - #218394 
Chorme is heaver cause it can only be applied to steel and some other heaver metals. Other aftermarket rims are made outa lighter materials like alm. thumbsup


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Jul 8, 12:00am - #218395 
1 love the 1 pic

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Jul 8, 12:26am - #218396 
Originally Posted by Virgilson
not the chrome ones thumbsdown

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Jul 8, 5:00am - #218397 
I dont like 5 spoke thumbsdown


tooo common.


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Jul 8, 8:22am - #218398 
I am obviuosly going for a very clean look by getting the molly designs kit and the 5 spoke rims, nothing crazy

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Jul 8, 12:15pm - #218399 
Originally Posted by Sara
I dont like 5 spoke thumbsdown


tooo common.

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Jul 13, 12:28am - #218400 
Originally Posted by Sara
I dont like 5 spoke thumbsdown


tooo common.



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Jul 15, 6:58am - #218401 
if yoru getting 235/40/17 it better be 8 inches wide.

if you get 205/40/17 then a 8 inch wheel is too wide.

and no 205 is not the profileit is the width. 40 is the series(PROFILE) it is the height in percent fo the width. i . e. 40 percent of 205 etc.


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Jul 15, 8:20am - #218402 
NO SPOKES!!!! thumbsdown NO CHROME,YOU AINT A BALLER!!

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Jul 15, 9:20am - #218403 
yea 205-40's have like no sidewall lol i think it slike an inch the 235-40s are gonan be easyer on your arse but suck when you need to get new tires


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Jul 15, 11:50am - #218404 
chrome thumbsdown i have chrome and i hate the damn things!! they are sooooo heavy!!!

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