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    Thread: NEW PICS! Rial Daytonas installed

    1. 03-02-2007 09:03 PM #26
      from the side view the wheels do look smaller than 18" and it has to much stretch IMO but they are great wheels [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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      03-02-2007 09:04 PM #27
      the problem is thats the lowest it goes... a little bigger tire will make it look alot better

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      03-02-2007 09:06 PM #28
      i would have gone with 235 =] more meat to stick to the ground
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      03-02-2007 09:09 PM #29
      the car is too pretty for those wheels
      car [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
      wheels [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthdown.gif[/IMG] [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthdown.gif[/IMG]

    5. 03-02-2007 09:25 PM #30
      I dont think sitting lower, or getting the "right" tires will make this car look better TO ME (note: my opinion).
      The problem is the huge amount of metal between the spokes and the edge of the rim.
      It just looks silly and makes the wheel seem deceptively small. But hey... thats just my opinion.

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      03-02-2007 09:28 PM #31
      Quote, originally posted by Draw007 »
      The profile is fine but the width is so wrong. Whoever sold you that mess should be shot.
      Get a proper tire size for the wheels and you'll be fine. Just make sure there's ample wheel protection built into the tire you choose.
      Otherwise, nice wheel choice (if you're into chrome),


      Umm, there is a point to going 215/35. its a smaller profile, gives the more belgian style euro look, slammed small tires and stretched. for his application and the look he is going that is the proper size tire.
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      03-02-2007 09:34 PM #32
      i think it looks retarded. put spacers on it and you have ultra retarded. that stance looks ridiculous

    8. 03-02-2007 10:16 PM #33
      [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

    9. 03-02-2007 10:22 PM #34
      Quote, originally posted by Buttero@setuning.com »
      see above post about tires being too small.
      op went w/ correct width tire for a good stretch but the sidewall is too short.

      that's what it is, the "tire stretch" concept is just retarded. Buy the correct size tires

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      03-02-2007 10:29 PM #35
      It's not the tire size its the off-set. 30 is too high for mkvs. If the car dropped any more it would probably rub on the fender lip.

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      03-02-2007 10:31 PM #36
      Quote, originally posted by ifoundmyfast »
      that's what it is, the "tire stretch" concept is just retarded. Buy the correct size tires

      thats stupid to think that...
      streched tires are a must if you want to pull off a nice stance with these cars.
      just do it right.

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      03-02-2007 10:41 PM #37
      Quote, originally posted by SoUThFlGLIG6 »
      thats stupid to think that...
      streched tires are a must if you want to pull off a nice stance with these cars.
      just do it right.

      You're right Rafi but the offset is still way too low. Your wheels are stretched but they're a bit taller and I'm sure they have a higher off-set. Cause u ain't pokin.

    13. 03-02-2007 10:47 PM #38
      like the wheels, but it looks like the tires could do a better job "protecting" the wheels as is posted above... park too close to a curb and that chrome is toast. it looks like when i was a kid and i'd take toy cars and switch the rubber tires on them around and end up with narrow tires on wide wheels... too much wheel poking beyond the sidewall. but I like the drop as it is, and the wheels really are nice independent of the tire selection. looks great, *so* close to perfect (+ wider tires, +rear spacers)

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      03-02-2007 10:51 PM #39
      I [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emlove.gif[/IMG] Rials as much as the next guy but from what I have seen they dont belong anywhere near a MK5.

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      03-02-2007 10:53 PM #40
      Quote, originally posted by 2 liter weedeater T »
      It's not the tire size its the off-set. 30 is too high for mkvs. If the car dropped any more it would probably rub on the fender lip.
      try again young jedi. there is nothing wrong with poke when done right.
      Quote, originally posted by ifoundmyfast »
      that's what it is, the "tire stretch" concept is just retarded. Buy the correct size tires
      i said nothing about the stretch. i like stretch. notice how i said the tire width, which is what determines stretch, is fine. the tire is too short, not too thin.

    16. 03-02-2007 11:34 PM #41
      Your car looks sick bro.Maybe some spacers in the rear to give it a little more of a staggered look.But either way it looks sick. [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
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    17. 03-02-2007 11:36 PM #42
      thanks for the feedback everyone good and bad.
      as far as the tires go, i chose the 215-35r18
      i run a tire store and have been for several years, so if anyone gets shot its me.
      i havent tired a set of 215-40-18's yet just due to time but i do have a set of kdw2 in that size that i will try out sometime in the near future.
      i do see the limits in the h&rs however. this is as low as they go, so im kinda stuck with that, i wish it would go just a little lower in the front.
      and as far as buying the right size tire for the car, i have three other sets of wheels in less agressive or factory offsets with proper sizing.
      this is obviously for looks not performance.
      ill have my volk re030 soon enough for that

    18. 03-02-2007 11:38 PM #43
      Quote, originally posted by Buttero@setuning.com »
      proper tire size would have been 215/40 not 215/35. your tire is not tall enough now and is going to throw off your speedo, odometer and gas mileage.

      i drive all of 4 miles a day so its not my primary concern

    19. 03-02-2007 11:56 PM #44
      they look so tiny

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      03-03-2007 12:39 AM #45
      IMO the tire size and offsets are all wrong.
      A 40 series would have done better, and a slightly higher offset, at least for the fronts.
      The wheel choice is spot on though.
      Turn down for what?

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      03-03-2007 12:42 AM #46
      I am embarrassed for your poor car. You might as well take your tires off and ride on the rims. [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthdown.gif[/IMG]

    22. 03-03-2007 01:25 AM #47
      [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

    23. 03-03-2007 03:45 AM #48
      Dude, that thing just doesn't look right. That tire/wheel combo is just way off. Might look better on a Daewoo or something.
      I think 235/40 18 or even 225/40 18 would have looked so much better. That's just my personal opinion.


      Modified by Caribmon71 at 4:47 AM 3-3-2007

    24. 03-03-2007 05:03 AM #49
      could you post pics of what it looked like before so we can do a comparison?

    25. 03-03-2007 06:45 AM #50
      Quote, originally posted by rental_metard »
      could you post pics of what it looked like before so we can do a comparison?

      sure

      this is before the coilovers, but with h&r lowering springs. and a 225/40r18

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