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    What do you guys think of these?

    Since I discovered 17s fit my brembos with no or little modification I have been wanting to buy some 17s and ditch my 20s. What do you guys think of these wheels? I personally like the black wheel with a chrome lip. I have fitted the stock wheels to fit my brembos minus some grinding just for breathing room so hopefully these will fit the same.


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    I like those too. I've always been a fan of the C4 ZR-1/GS wheels. Add some dish and there ya go.

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    Yes ditch the 20s. I'm not usually a fan of black wheels, but those are nice with the chrome lip. They are shiny polished black, which IMO would really make it work on a black car.

    Not the splatter flat black I see everybody doing today to their wheels, that was so 2012. Move on!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Too Fast View Post
    Yes ditch the 20s. I'm not usually a fan of black wheels, but those are nice with the chrome lip. They are shiny polished black, which IMO would really make it work on a black car.

    Not the splatter flat black I see everybody doing today to their wheels, that was so 2012. Move on!
    Yeah I hate flat black wheels. It makes the wheels look dirty to me.

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    They look great, imo.

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    Cool I think I am going to get them. My wife doesn't like them or at least not as much as some other wheels. She likes the weld racing RTS S71 wheels. I can't afford those yet though. I am also going to run 275 or 285s in front and 315s out back.

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    ^^^that'd be a great look.

    Who's car is it anyway, yours or your wifes lol.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Too Fast View Post
    ^^^that'd be a great look.

    Who's car is it anyway, yours or your wifes lol.
    Mine lol. I just think it is funny. She has expensive taste though. I'll probably get the RTS down the road but for now I think I'll get these zr1 replicas.

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    Yeah, the RT/S look killer. I'm considering those as well as a set of staggered Avant Garde or Vossen wheels.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cammed goat View Post
    Yeah, the RT/S look killer. I'm considering those as well as a set of staggered Avant Garde or Vossen wheels.
    Not familiar with Avant or Vossen but RT/S do look awesome.

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    Now I kind of like these. Not sure between these and the zr1 wheels I posted already.


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    Just like a woman. Can't make you your mind. Get some already!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Too Fast View Post
    Just like a woman. Can't make you your mind. Get some already!

    j/k!
    Lol. It's more of I don't want to buy wheels and end up not liking them. I have already done that with the 20s. I can't seem to sell them either. I am waiting to hear back from the guy selling the 2nd wheels I posted.

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    the zr1's look pretty decent but IMO a bit over played. Wish I had a dollar for every black fbody I saw with those on it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 0rion View Post
    the zr1's look pretty decent but IMO a bit over played. Wish I had a dollar for every black fbody I saw with those on it.
    Which is why I am leaning towards the other wheels.

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    Decided on the second set of wheels. Now to figure out tires which I am thinking 275/35/ or 285/35/18 front and 315/30/18 in the rear. I however am not sure between Toyo R888 or something else.

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    I need somebody to try a set of the Mickey Thompson Street Comps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pajeff02 View Post
    I need somebody to try a set of the Mickey Thompson Street Comps.
    Too bad they don't make them in the size I need.

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    Why not Nitto?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cammed goat View Post
    Why not Nitto?
    Mainly since I am pretty much limited to NT01 tires which are pricey compared to R888s but not necessarily worth the price difference based on my research.

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