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Nov 12, 2:51pm - #324892 
Buying rims... need to decide which. Cast your vote!

Hey guys ... after 2.5 years of owning my Celi, and still bone stock ... I'm finally getting my Rims!! I've been looking forward to this for so long. But, now, I cant figure out which ones to get.

I have browsed for a couple of weeks all the posts regarding rims, and found some of the ones I like. I would like your guys input and hopefully I can narrow down the finalists.

My Celi is Carbon Blue

A few things to consider
-I know a lot of you guys like Hyperblack, Black, Bronze on dark Celis, but I just dont like the look of it, so it will have to be Silver rims.

-My budget is $1,000 and really cannot go over that. If so, then I have to wait longer to save more money, and I kind of dont want to because my tires are BALD (still have stock tires) and I just need to get them quick.

-Rims: Most likely 17", but might get 18" if budget still allows

-I dont care if rimz is name brand or not. Most likely i will have to get knock-offs/replicas, because i cant afford really expensive wheels.

-In case someone asks ... I will be dropping my car 1.4" after I have the money to do so.

-Below are pix that I 'borrowed' from this site. I hope nobody minds I'm using their car's pics. If you guys know of any wheels that look similar go with this look, let me know.

Please give me your input :0)

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Nov 12, 2:52pm - #324893 
pic #1
I really like how these look on this red Celi. I'm not sure how they will look on a Carbon Blue though (all the ones I have seen are Hyperblack, and I want Silver).

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Nov 12, 2:53pm - #324894 
pic #2

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Nov 12, 2:55pm - #324895 
pic #3

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Nov 12, 2:56pm - #324896 
pic #4
I know this is way out of my budget! But I really like this look. So if you know some cheaper ones that look similar to this ... let me know.

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Nov 12, 2:58pm - #324897 
pic#5

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Nov 12, 2:59pm - #324898 
depends on if you like thinner spokes or not... Enkei RS-5's look good but the RH Z5000 replicas are too thin imo

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Nov 12, 3:00pm - #324899 
pic#6

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Nov 12, 3:07pm - #324900 
6 - without question... but it's way out of your budget so either save up some more or move on

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Nov 12, 3:12pm - #324901 
#6 thumbsup

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Nov 12, 3:21pm - #324902 
g-games(#6)...too many people are getting them..there getting played out...might sell mine soon...becasue of this


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Nov 12, 3:49pm - #324903 
Enkei RPF1 17", 15.2 lbs

you can see how light this 17" racing rim is, and that looks hardcore.

http://www.enkei.com/HPSpecPAGES/rpf1Specs.html


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Nov 12, 3:50pm - #324904 
#6, what model are those?


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Nov 12, 4:21pm - #324905 
Originally Posted by 00celica00gt
#6, what model are those?


do you not read posts???????????

g-games!


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Nov 12, 4:29pm - #324906 
Originally Posted by Sultan
6 - without question... but it's way out of your budget so either save up some more or move on


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Nov 12, 6:05pm - #324907 
Originally Posted by celicaTRDgts
Originally Posted by 00celica00gt
#6, what model are those?


do you not read posts???????????

g-games!


do you like getting a foot in your ass. G-games makes more then one model genious. From the pic it really doesn't look like any g-games though. Mabye the 2 piece 77 wolf.

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Nov 12, 6:06pm - #324908 
ggames

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Nov 12, 6:08pm - #324909 
NO need to offend anybody ...

Just give me your input guys.

-Thanks.

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Nov 12, 6:12pm - #324910 
Originally Posted by 00celica00gt
Originally Posted by celicaTRDgts
Originally Posted by 00celica00gt
#6, what model are those?


do you not read posts???????????

g-games!


do you like getting a foot in your ass. G-games makes more then one model genious. From the pic it really doesn't look like any g-games though. Mabye the 2 piece 77 wolf.


are you a fuckin idoit? i think so


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Nov 12, 6:15pm - #324911 
lol

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Nov 12, 6:15pm - #324912 
g-games make two kinda of wheels...falcon and wolf...if you knew what you werwe talking about you wouldnt be asking that stupid question!


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Nov 12, 6:22pm - #324913 
Admin, you can lock this thread.

I tried to get some help here, but people just gotta ruin it confused

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Nov 12, 7:55pm - #324914 
I like your choices of rims! I like all of them except for 5. Not sure whats so great about 6 although they are nice. Good luck thumbsup


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Nov 12, 8:15pm - #324915 
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i dont understand why you are being a dick. i just asked a question and some reason you are being an asshole about it. But oh well. i think all the wheels look great. But my pick would be #4 or #6


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Nov 12, 8:20pm - #324916 
4

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Nov 12, 10:42pm - #324917 
Dude that #6 is f*ck*n sweet!!! eek

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Nov 13, 1:22am - #324918 
i'll cast my vote for 6, 4, 2 in favorable order. i'm also contemplating on getting rims soon and still doin some research. i'll definitely look for somthin with polished lip. the only exception to that woould be an enkei rs6. good luck! thumbsup

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Nov 13, 9:51am - #324919 
#2 would be my pic. Who's the maker and whats the model of these. I'm looking for rims myself.

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Nov 13, 10:43am - #324920 
1 or 6 i dont like any of the other at all

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Nov 13, 11:38am - #324921 
Originally Posted by 00celica00gt
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i dont understand why you are being a dick. i just asked a question and some reason you are being an asshole about it. But oh well. i think all the wheels look great. But my pick would be #4 or #6


never talk to him and you won't have any problems thumbsup


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Nov 13, 11:48am - #324922 
4 or 6 thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup


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Nov 14, 8:00pm - #324923 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
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i dont understand why you are being a dick. i just asked a question and some reason you are being an asshole about it. But oh well. i think all the wheels look great. But my pick would be #4 or #6


never talk to him and you won't have any problems thumbsup


lol, why is that? did you have problems with him?

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Nov 14, 9:18pm - #324924 
Definately the first pic. Although those arent 17's so they wont look quite that good


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Nov 15, 1:32pm - #324925 
I think i'm buying the Enkei RS-5 (I believe these are the ones on PIC#1 ... ).

I'm thinking of getting them here ... unless someone knows cheaper place:
http://www.wheelsnext.com/product.phtml?p=605

17" w 205/40/17 tires for $800
18" w 225/40/18 tires for $1050

Not sure what tire brand ... i e-mailed and they said to call.

Now I just have to figure out whether 17" or 18"
I think for these type of rims, 18" is the best-looking.

1. What size do you think is the best (not concerned w/performance ... I really dont race/run my car hard)??
2. If i get 18", can I drop about 1.4" without any problems?
3. Are Polished rims expensive? I think i may also go for this if I find some rims that I like.

Thanks for all the feedback guys!

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Nov 15, 3:53pm - #324926 
I just put 18" ADR kasai wheels on my celi and love them. And to answer your other question i also dropeed my car 1.3" all around with eibach pro kit and there are not problems at all. I dont have any pics yet but hopefully soon. If you dont race or care about performnace so much i would reccomend 18's becasue they look so much better, I didnt even notice that big of difference going from 16's to 18's

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Nov 15, 4:06pm - #324927 
i say #4!!!! yea!! well actually those rims run for exactly 1,100 without tires but only from me so if you want them pm me oh and #2 i think it is.. looks like Axis's new wheel its called the Crux.. they look ok, I can get those too!

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4! thumbsup

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Nov 16, 11:28am - #324929 
Originally Posted by oas
1 or 6 i dont like any of the other at all


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