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Sep 21, 2:33pm - #281056 
Staggered Rims, HELP > LOOK

Ok, anyone have pics of a Spec Blue or any TRD Celica with these rims on it? Axis Supermesh Staggered Package Fronts 19x8.5 & Backs 19x9.5 with Fronts 235/35/19 & Backs 265/30/19 Toyo T1S tires or Nitto NT555's. Is there anything that must be moded, other than a simple spacer on the backs?

Also anyone know of the handling with these rims. I here stories that staggered wheels can cause the backend to be loose. Please post any comments or alternatives / ideas you may have.

Where is a good place to get them?

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Sep 21, 3:22pm - #281057 
I dont think you need Spacers.

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Sep 21, 4:19pm - #281058 
Why do you want staggered rims?


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Sep 21, 8:30pm - #281059 
looks tight though

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Sep 21, 9:13pm - #281060 
Originally Posted by lee43
I dont think you need Spacers.


Called a few ppl, they say you need Spacers for the backs.


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Sep 21, 9:14pm - #281061 
Originally Posted by imp
Why do you want staggered rims?


I like the old school look, had that on some of my old muscle cars, maybe it will come back. I just love the look I guess. cool


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Sep 21, 9:33pm - #281062 
Originally Posted by iggy
Ok, anyone have pics of a Spec Blue or any TRD Celica with these rims on it? Axis Supermesh Staggered Package Fronts 19x8.5 & Backs 19x9.5 with Fronts 235/35/19 & Backs 265/30/19 Toyo T1S tires or Nitto NT555's. Is there anything that must be moded, other than a simple spacer on the backs?

Also anyone know of the handling with these rims. I here stories that staggered wheels can cause the backend to be loose. Please post any comments or alternatives / ideas you may have.

Where is a good place to get them?


WOW. *NICE* celica. Rims look SWEEEEET. I see now I need new rims! smile

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Sep 21, 9:42pm - #281063 
That's my teamates car when it use to be blue she has a full bodypaint job now which is purple. You should ask her they are pro's with those rims. It shouldn't get loose unless you install them wrong. We drove from vegas to cali with no problems. You can go custom offset if the manufacture you go through offers that or get the offset that's already made for the Celica. Deep dish is the way to roll thumbsup


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Sep 21, 9:58pm - #281064 
Originally Posted by GOLDCELICA
That's my teamates car when it use to be blue she has a full bodypaint job now which is purple. You should ask her they are pro's with those rims. It shouldn't get loose unless you install them wrong. We drove from vegas to cali with no problems. You can go custom offset if the manufacture you go through offers that or get the offset that's already made for the Celica. Deep dish is the way to roll thumbsup


Yeah I have PM'd Kathy after I posted this, just checking around it's great to have more than 1 opinion. I called a few shops today and they recommend against them, they say they are not good to drive on. I'm like OK hmm, so I go here and the get the real answers. thumbsup

Maybe it's because of PA has a lot of rain and snow, not sure. Thanks for the info, love your Celica, nice ride. oh and nice ladies to go with tasty. I'm looking for a few lady mods myself, live warm mods are always better. grin


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Sep 21, 10:06pm - #281065 
well you do need a 3 mil spacer in the rear and if you want any axis wheels my boyfriend gets them hell of cheap and i've driven my car everywhere with no problems so let me know if you want them.

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Sep 21, 10:08pm - #281066 
Originally Posted by qt1ncelica
well you do need a 3 mil spacer in the rear and if you want any axis wheels my boyfriend gets them hell of cheap and i've driven my car everywhere with no problems so let me know if you want them.


wow that was quick, you found this really quick Gold must have told ya thumbsup thumbsup


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Sep 21, 10:09pm - #281067 
BTW: You have PM's grin


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Sep 21, 10:11pm - #281068 
Originally Posted by qt1ncelica
well you do need a 3 mil spacer in the rear and if you want any axis wheels my boyfriend gets them hell of cheap and i've driven my car everywhere with no problems so let me know if you want them.
btw my wheels are for sale

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Sep 21, 10:12pm - #281069 
hmm, this I know already, you have pm looky wink


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Sep 21, 10:17pm - #281070 
that car is intense shocked shocked


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Sep 21, 11:35pm - #281071 
Originally Posted by qt1ncelica
well you do need a 3 mil spacer in the rear and if you want any axis wheels my boyfriend gets them hell of cheap and i've driven my car everywhere with no problems so let me know if you want them.



gosh i love your car... wink wink wink

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