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new rims #24922 Jul 3, 8:47pm Jul 3, 8:47pm
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new rims
I got my rims today and just put them on. I ordered them from Wheelmax...they are Exel TZ-7 17" Gunmetal with Federal SS595 215/45/17 tires. Does anyone know anything about these tires?

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The pics aren't that great, it was already getting dark when I took these in my garage. I need to wash my car in the morning and take some better shots smile

Now I don't know if I should start saving up for a body kit or look into dropping my car a bit.

Re: new rims [Re: hupsohl] #24923 Jul 3, 8:48pm Jul 3, 8:48pm
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Rims look good on a white car thumbsup never heard of that brand of tire before confused

I'd get a drop next before body kit grin

Re: new rims [Re: hupsohl] #24924 Jul 3, 9:30pm Jul 3, 9:30pm
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Looks great...and im with Rice, i've never heard of those tires either. Now all you need is springs thumbsup

Re: new rims [Re: hupsohl] #24925 Jul 3, 10:00pm Jul 3, 10:00pm
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looks good, pretty clean thumbsup, i think i might get gunmetal on my red celi. oh yeah, get tha drop my nig!!!


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Re: new rims [Re: hupsohl] #24926 Jul 3, 10:12pm Jul 3, 10:12pm
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gunmetal looks so clean on white rides. gotta get that drop now..finish that look. Real nice! thumbsup

Re: new rims [Re: hupsohl] #24927 Jul 3, 11:20pm Jul 3, 11:20pm
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yeah it looks good. i would say lower it a bit

Re: new rims [Re: tomsgts] #24928 Jul 4, 6:29am Jul 4, 6:29am

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I wouldn't lower till you get your bodykit. After you have your body kit on you can get a better idea of how much you need to drop it.

Re: new rims [Re: hupsohl] #24929 Jul 4, 9:19pm Jul 4, 9:19pm
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that looks sick dude, nice job!!! I can't wait to get my black rims. Nice job dude!!


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Re: new rims [Re: hupsohl] #24930 Jul 4, 9:22pm Jul 4, 9:22pm
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VERY NICE!!!!! thumbsup eek


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Re: new rims [Re: hupsohl] #24931 Jul 4, 11:11pm Jul 4, 11:11pm
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Thanks for the compliments and the advice, I think I'm gonna get some springs now smile

Re: new rims [Re: hupsohl] #24932 Jul 4, 11:57pm Jul 4, 11:57pm
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HAHA, I have the EXACT same rims. I love em too. But I got a black celica, oh well. They're hella tight. Good choice.

Re: new rims [Re: NYgodfatha27] #24933 Jul 5, 5:43am Jul 5, 5:43am
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thumbsup nice rims.. now paint those calipers...

Re: new rims [Re: hupsohl] #24934 Jul 5, 4:41pm Jul 5, 4:41pm
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looks good, actually i was going with the same size tire/rim, tell me how it rides. i am lowering mine this week 1.8" they only have gunmetal color for the rim i want, but i am not too sure about it on a silver car. i have not committed to anything yet, so it is not too late


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Re: new rims [Re: ssgsky] #24935 Jul 5, 10:37pm Jul 5, 10:37pm
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Originally Posted by ssgsky
looks good, actually i was going with the same size tire/rim, tell me how it rides. i am lowering mine this week 1.8" they only have gunmetal color for the rim i want, but i am not too sure about it on a silver car. i have not committed to anything yet, so it is not too late


gunmetal on silver looks hott dude! I love that! grin


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Re: new rims [Re: ssgsky] #24936 Jul 5, 11:33pm Jul 5, 11:33pm
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Originally Posted by ssgsky
looks good, actually i was going with the same size tire/rim, tell me how it rides. i am lowering mine this week 1.8" they only have gunmetal color for the rim i want, but i am not too sure about it on a silver car. i have not committed to anything yet, so it is not too late


So far I've only driven about 50 miles on the new tires. I've definitely noticed that the ride is a lot rougher at higher speeds (over 70mph) than the tires I had on the stock 15" rims. I haven't taken any sharp/quick turns yet, so I'm not sure how well they grip the road.

Re: new rims [Re: hupsohl] #24937 Jul 6, 12:08am Jul 6, 12:08am
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Awesome! All you need now is a resonable drop! thumbsup

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