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Discussion in 'Wheels / Suspension / Tires / Brakes' started by projectxspeed, Jun 17, 2004.

Lightweight rims for my 95 teg

  1. Gun Metal Rota Slipstreams 15x7

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  2. Black Rota Slipstreams 15x7

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  3. Gun Metal Rota Subzero 15x6.5

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  1. projectxspeed

    projectxspeed Senior Member

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    I am looking for an inexpensive lightweight rim. So far Rota seems to be my best bet. I have a silver car so I am looking for opinions on what would look better black rims or gun metal rims. I am going to get a carbon fiber hood, black tinted windows, maybe smoked tails, and blue lights.

    What is the functional difference between 6.5 inch wide rims and 7 inch wide rims?
     
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    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

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    The bead width is different, and wider wheels can support wider tires. 15x7 is a really good match for a 205/50/15 tire, although 15x6.5 works very well also.
     
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    projectxspeed Senior Member

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    What is the functional purpose of having a wider rim / tire?
     
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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    wider footprint

    all things being equal the tire with the wider traction patch will have more lateral traction
     
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    projectxspeed Senior Member

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    ciould you dumb it down for the mildly intoxicated:)
     
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    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

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    That IS dumbed down already. Wider = more sticky. There. It's not our fault you're drinking while trying to understand something.

    New term: DWFC = Drinking while failing to comprehend
     
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    :bo:
     
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    I'd go with the gunmetal slips. Wider tire = better, and I think black wheels usually look cheap. I like the gunmetal...still not that flashy but shinier than the black.
     
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    You would recommend gun metal rims, even with my carbon fiber hood and black tint?
     
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    What do YOU want? Looks are subjective. Go with what you want.
     
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    BigJ I'm just about that action Boss. VIP

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    Yeah, I'd buy the gunmetal subzero's if it was me. But key word is if it was me.
     
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    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    I think you should vote republican, bank at Chase Manhatten, date a brunnette, and get the gunmetal slips. Would you like anymore descisions made for you?
     
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    I value your opinion; but someone who votes for bush should keep quiet :)
     
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    projectxspeed Senior Member

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    I just getting others idea's
     
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    :werd:
    :withstupid:
     
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    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    No, you are stupid, not with stupid, I don't vote for Bush, but I think he should.
     
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    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    I mean really, if you can't decide which rims you like, how can you make real life choices?
     
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    Even with the hood and tint I'd still say get the gunmetal slips...but ultimately it's your car, and you have to live with it. If you think I'm dead wrong, then go get whatever set of wheels you want.
     
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    I have 15x7s in black and they look dope as phuck, I just need to slap some tires on them. :thumbsup:
     
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    i like my gunmetal c8's. get some of those :thumbsup:
     
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