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Jan 17, 1:05am - #84771 
Opinion on Rims

I may plan to get a new set of rims come spring time. Does anyone know what size rims would probably be the best looking on a silver stock GT...preferable don't plan to get any body kits or lower the car.

thanks for the advice

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Jan 17, 1:06am - #84772 
With no drop or kit 17's would probably look the best.

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Jan 17, 1:11am - #84773 
Originally Posted by MptGlw69
With no drop or kit 17's would probably look the best.

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Jan 17, 1:14am - #84774 
17s or 18s


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Jan 17, 1:33am - #84775 
What do you think about these rims on a silver GT?

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Jan 17, 1:34am - #84776 
OR Moda R6 on a silver GT

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Jan 17, 1:35am - #84777 
Also assuming I go for a 17" rim, i will have to get 205/45/17 tires.

Anyone think that the 45 profile will be a bit too thin without a drop?


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Jan 17, 1:44am - #84778 
i say get black rims with polish'd lip, it would look great on a silver car

ill post pics of my favorite later, but im on a computer without the pic saved


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Jan 17, 9:01am - #84779 
Originally Posted by LinkTallica
Originally Posted by MptGlw69
With no drop or kit 17's would probably look the best.


-ditto on 17s..w/out a drop or a kit this is your sweet spot.

-i prefer the mille miglia mm 11-3s over the moda's you also pictured. much more clean in my opinion

-45 is not too thin of a sidewall without a drop. look at it this way: your stock tires (assuming you have the 16" alloys) have a sidewall of 50...so you are still adding height (because your wheel is growing an inch) even if you minus the 5mm (something like that..i forget how tire sizes work...you can use this to find out exactly: eunos.com: tire calculator..scroll to the bottom of the page) thumbsup

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Jan 17, 1:53pm - #84780 
go with 17s and you don'dt have to drop it. I got some 18s and without a body kit or a drop, it looks like a suv


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Jan 17, 2:02pm - #84781 
18's !

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Jan 17, 2:47pm - #84782 
get 17's d00d and get gunmetal or a black rim with polished lip tasty


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Jan 17, 10:25pm - #84783 
Thanks for the advice guys, I feel comfortable going with 17s since you guys are advising. I guess my question about the 45 profile was that I understand in all, I am gaining some inches on rim size by moving up to 17, but I was concerned that a 45 profile would 'look' too thin without a drop. I have 15 inch GT wheels and it seems like the wheels make a car, I'm getting tired of looking at them. I was thinking of just getting some used 16 GTS wheels, but why not go for it all and get 17...

Gun metal is very nice I agree...I'm just having trouble finding a nice one in pics.

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Jan 17, 11:29pm - #84784 
Check out www.rimstop.com. They seem to have really good prices. thumbsup

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Jan 17, 11:31pm - #84785 
What kind of style of rims do you like? 5-spoke, 6-spoke, multi-spoke, mesh? Also, how much are you looking to spend?

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Jan 17, 11:37pm - #84786 
I would definitly go with g-games wolf 77, looking to upgrade to these wheels in the future.

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Jan 18, 12:00am - #84787 
The G games are nice... those are 18s right? Thanks for the link...My preference is a 5 spoke. And since I won't be doing anything else, I doubt that I will be able to get away with the gun metal/polish lip look. I'm aiming for a 5 spoke and nothing more than 200 a rim. Should weight be a big concern?


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Jan 18, 12:07am - #84788 
Originally Posted by Celica22

The G games are nice... those are 18s right? Thanks for the link...My preference is a 5 spoke. And since I won't be doing anything else, I doubt that I will be able to get away with the gun metal/polish lip look. I'm aiming for a 5 spoke and nothing more than 200 a rim. Should weight be a big concern?



If you're into performance it might since some rims can weigh about 20-30 lbs each.

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Jan 18, 12:10am - #84789 
What about these..they come in silver, hyperblack, white, and chrome. They're $195 each.

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Jan 18, 12:13am - #84790 
These are nice too, they're only $800 or $850 w/tires. Prices are different because each package comes w/different size tires.

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Jan 18, 12:15am - #84791 
those are pretty nice, thanks for the help I appreciate it.
Now only if I could picture them on my car...hmmmm


How are the Excel wheels in quality?

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Jan 18, 12:19am - #84792 
Originally Posted by Celica22
those are pretty nice, thanks for the help I appreciate it.
Now only if I could picture them on my car...hmmmm


How are the Excel wheels in quality?


People have had different experiences with them. Some say they are really good and others have said that theirs bent, but maybe those people just had really thin tires because I've heard of even well known brands like Racing Harts or Axis rims being bent.

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Jan 18, 12:20am - #84793 
Originally Posted by Celica22
those are pretty nice, thanks for the help I appreciate it.
Now only if I could picture them on my car...hmmmm


How are the Excel wheels in quality?


Do you have any pix of your car on your computer because if you do I can photoshop them on your car..or if your car is just stock, then I can find a pic of one in whatever color your car is.

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Jan 18, 12:39am - #84794 
Hey thanks for the help, my car is just plain stock in silver and unfortunately I dont have a pic on my comp.
I don't know if I should go with 17s anymore. The more that I think about it, without springs, it won't look good. I might go with used GTS wheels, what do you think?

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Jan 18, 12:52am - #84795 
Here's the Exel rims on a stock silver celi with stock height..it should give you an idea atleast.(I know my photochop skills are bad)

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Jan 18, 12:56am - #84796 
hehe thanks, your skills arent too bad. I guess all 5 spokes look very similar. Where did you get that avatar btw if you don't mind me askin? I'll tell you why I want to know after you say.

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Jan 18, 1:03am - #84797 
This one guy on here named Shinobi gave it to me.

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Jan 18, 1:12am - #84798 
Dude I could have sworn that the person in that Avatar is a male who really got a sex change. I can't remember the picture I saw originally, but that person in urs looks like the one i saw in the past. I could be wrong tho...

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Jan 18, 1:15am - #84799 
Originally Posted by Celica22

Dude I could have sworn that the person in that Avatar is a male who really got a sex change. I can't remember the picture I saw originally, but that person in urs looks like the one i saw in the past. I could be wrong tho...


No, it's not a transexual because she is a korean singer named Hyori.

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Jan 18, 1:17am - #84800 
whew... grin

thanks, because everytime I looked at your avatar I got a chill...hehe
Sorry about that, thanks again for the help

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Jan 18, 1:20am - #84801 
Originally Posted by Celica22
whew... grin

thanks, because everytime I looked at your avatar I got a chill...hehe
Sorry about that, thanks again for the help


Anytime.. thumbsup

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What about these?

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Jan 18, 1:39am - #84803 
Yeah, those look nice. You can see them on your car here..

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And they're only $179 each.

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