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wheels, drop and kit #306443 Oct 21, 10:11pm Oct 21, 10:11pm
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wheels, drop and kit
hey i have a red 2000 gt stock. i am planning on doing some mods but i need a little help...first of all i like the new konig trouble 18 in. wheels but i dont know what which ones will fit the celica. aslo would it look retarded if i didnt drop it and if it would how far should i drop it. i am also wanting a body kit so which order should i get these things in...any suggestions would help...thanks alot

Re: wheels, drop and kit [Re: mcnelius] #306444 Oct 21, 10:20pm Oct 21, 10:20pm
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welcome! wave

every Celica needs a drop to look decent IMO.
you're going for looks and not racing right? 18's will be fine then in 5x100, offset.. well what do they offer?

just my opinion in your case: drop, rims, bodykit.


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Re: wheels, drop and kit [Re: QTRMLR_1] #306445 Oct 22, 3:06am Oct 22, 3:06am
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it would look too high, would definitely get a drop with 18's... 1.8-2" with stock body, little less if you planning on a bodykit... cool


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Re: wheels, drop and kit [Re: darkduwende] #306446 Oct 22, 10:51am Oct 22, 10:51am
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i am going for the looks and not racing. the wheels are available in
18X7.5 4-100 45SMF $153.00
18X7.5 4-100 45GMF $153.00
18X7.5 4-108 45GMF $153.00
18X7.5 4-114.3 45SMF $153.00
18X7.5 5-114.3 45SMF $153.00
18X7.5 5-114.3 45GMF $153.00
18X8 5-100 40SMF $185.00
18X8 5-114.3 30GMF $185.00
18X8 5-114.3 40SMF $185.00
18X8 5-114.3 40GMF $185.00
will any of these fit? ill post a pic later
thanks

Re: wheels, drop and kit [Re: mcnelius] #306447 Oct 22, 10:53am Oct 22, 10:53am
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I have a GT also with the tein s.techs (1.5" drop all around) and I plan on keeping my stock rims so that's why I went with that drop.

My opinion is this: if you get 18's and no kit, the get around a 2" drop. If you get 18's and a kit, then get the same drop as me. thumbsup


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Re: wheels, drop and kit [Re: mcnelius] #306448 Oct 22, 10:56am Oct 22, 10:56am
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Re: wheels, drop and kit [Re: mcnelius] #306449 Oct 22, 10:59am Oct 22, 10:59am
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Re: wheels, drop and kit [Re: mcnelius] #306450 Oct 22, 11:34am Oct 22, 11:34am
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these wheels looks so much like stock... spineyes

Re: wheels, drop and kit [Re: ragingpaseo] #306451 Oct 22, 12:48pm Oct 22, 12:48pm
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mcnelius, see the numbers after the rim size?...well that's the bolt pattern. Ours is 5x100 so there's only one to consider among those listed. Offset is the next number listed. The letters are the type of finish. Call your local rim/tire shop like Discount Tire and they should help you out. IMO you should go for 35-38 offset in that rim size to be safe. 40mm is cutting it close, but might work. hopefully someone with experience w/ wide rims or someone actually running 18x8 in 40 offset will answer. I use 15x6.5 for racing.

and do a websearch on wheel offset, it's just good to know what that is when buying aftermarket rims.


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