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      12-24-2011 01:52 PM #77


      i didnt read the thread, so i apologize if it was covered already, but i believe i saw this car at eurowerks, am i right?

      if so, damn good job, looks real nice

      and if i didnt see it at eurowerks, damn good job, looks real nice

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      12-26-2011 04:33 PM #79
      So I'm going to change wheels. mfbmike pointed out the 3 piece snowflakes from 1552. I have 19" VMR710's now and I love them, especially for the money. But I really want something to set my .:R off. These would do it right?



      Damn, so sexy and with a little throwback to the past.

      Right now most 18" modular wheels don't clear my brakes. But I would like to go back from 19's to 18's. I might just get rid of the Bremos. I need to find some nice brakes that will fit. Some 6 or 8 piston calipers but with stock 345mm rotor size. Anybody have some opinions?

      Also, some 255/35/18 tires would be sick on 18x9's if I can get it all to clear. Same rolling diameter as 225/40/18, just wider. I wonder if anybody has made these fit. With the modulars I will be able to tweak offsets a little. Again, anybody have ideas?
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      12-26-2011 04:47 PM #80
      Forge's BBK seems to be solid and appears to be one of the best bargains for our cars, for what it's worth.

      If you do intend on going to a smaller wheel, chances are a smaller setup is necessary. There is also the possibility of having to run a spacer or an offset so that you can clear the BBK.

      Quote Originally Posted by Mike@ForgeMotorsport View Post
      Saw our brakes mentioned earlier so I figured I'd chime in real quick.

      Our kits have been in development for a few years now at this point, and have been tested on dozens of in-house development and personal employee cars, both daily driven, and on the track.

      We offer two basic kits

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      The 356mm/14" kit weighs 7.5 lbs lighter in weight PER SIDE than the OEM MK5 R32 brakes.

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      Perhaps the 330mm or even the 356mm would clear with no problem. Again, not sure, just showing you potential options.

      255 on a 9" tire would be meaty as hell.

      Fitment (and avoiding rubbing) would all depend on offset really. PSU is pretty knowledgeable in this department - I'm sure he'll drop in.

      I took it upon myself and dropped a message for the fifteen52 guys to come in here to see if they could chime in with their knowledge to help find the custom size/offset that would be right for you and your application as well.

      Would be sweet if this could all be said and done before WiTW.
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      12-26-2011 04:57 PM #81
      Quote Originally Posted by mfbmike View Post
      Perhaps the 330mm or even the 356mm would clear with no problem. Again, not sure, just showing you potential options.

      255 on a 9" tire would be meaty as hell.

      Fitment (and avoiding rubbing) would all depend on offset really. PSU is pretty knowledgeable in this department - I'm sure he'll drop in.

      I took it upon myself and dropped a message for the fifteen52 guys to come in here to see if they could chime in with their knowledge to help find the custom size/offset that would be right for you and your application as well.

      Would be sweet if this could all be said and done before WiTW.
      Damn, these look sweet. The 330mm rotor kit says 17's and above so this looks ideal. Need to find a good home for some Brembo's.

      I hope PSU does chime in. I really need to get the wheel thing done for WiTW. I think some modular wheels would really make the difference in my .:R looks wise.

      Thank you Mr Mike. When you see my car at WiTW with these wheels and brakes you can say "Yep, I've got great taste and Zev is smart for listening."

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      12-26-2011 05:04 PM #82
      Quote Originally Posted by zevion View Post
      Damn, these look sweet. The 330mm rotor kit says 17's and above so this looks ideal. Need to find a good home for some Brembo's.

      I hope PSU does chime in. I really need to get the wheel thing done for WiTW. I think some modular wheels would really make the difference in my .:R looks wise.

      Thank you Mr Mike. When you see my car at WiTW with these wheels and brakes you can say "Yep, I've got great taste and Zev is smart for listening."


      You flatter me. I'm just glad I could be of help.

      You're right. The 356mm setup may be too much for 18" wheels. Someone local was selling a Brembo BBK a while back and I considered jumping on it but apparently the setup was designed for 19" wheels (probably similar to the setup you're currently on).

      When I first saw the renders for the 3 piece snowflake, my jaw dropped. No joke. They really are a beautiful wheel. The Alexi is another fine wheel and the 3 piece Tarmacs are dope as well (I'm biased ) but I think the snowflake design is just timeless.
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      12-26-2011 07:48 PM #83
      I believe these are 330mm but are 10-piston, lightweight, fit behind 18's and feel great. A little on the pricey side, but another option to look at.



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      12-26-2011 10:16 PM #84
      Quote Originally Posted by TeamZleep View Post
      You'll need camber plates up front and a hefty roll, but the 255's WILL fit. PM DanGSR on here, or on golfmkv, he's done it to his autox car, and surely will guide you in the right direction.

      Talk with fifteen52 in more detail before you axe your brakes, their design may in fact clear your brakes. If not, I HIGHLY suggest TAROX (contact Regal Autosport, they're in the UK) or Forge's brake setups. Both are top notch stuff.
      Good to hear it's possible . Other option is 245/35/18's with a small reduction in diameter. Goes from 25.1" to 24.8". Might be an easier fit.

      Quote Originally Posted by Nanozic View Post
      I believe these are 330mm but are 10-piston, lightweight, fit behind 18's and feel great. A little on the pricey side, but another option to look at.

      The TAROX look great as well. If the Brembo's don't fit I'll probably check out the Forgeline first because they are Stateside and less expensive, but damn those 10 piston calipers are crazy.

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      12-26-2011 10:20 PM #85
      Talk to 10ten; he is currently running 255/40/17s; which are virtually identical in overall size to a 255/35/18. You can fit them, but backspacing and camber become vital measurements.

      10ten says he has no issues with his 255s on a 17X8et45; but I have 245/40/17s on a 17x8 et45 and still had rubbing. I had to trim the excess material in the rear wheel wells and do a slightly more aggressive camber alignment compared to stock in order for them to fit.

      Even 245s transform the handling of this car, and I am only running an aggressive UHP all-season currently. With a true performance tire in a 255 the handling will simply be insane.

      You should be able to squeeze the 255/40/18s in there with some mild fender rolling/trimming and an alignment.

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      12-26-2011 10:55 PM #86
      Quote Originally Posted by zevion View Post
      Good to hear it's possible . Other option is 245/35/18's with a small reduction in diameter. Goes from 25.1" to 24.8". Might be an easier fit.




      The TAROX look great as well. If the Brembo's don't fit I'll probably check out the Forgeline first because they are Stateside and less expensive, but damn those 10 piston calipers are crazy.
      Andrew at OpenRoad is an official US dealer for Tarox, just in case. That is how I purchased my set. I believe he is also a forgeline dealer.

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      12-26-2011 11:01 PM #87
      Quote Originally Posted by Nanozic View Post
      Andrew at OpenRoad is an official US dealer for Tarox, just in case. That is how I purchased my set. I believe he is also a forgeline dealer.
      I think this is the guy....

      http://www.golfmkv.com/forums/showthread.php?t=154494

      Thanks. I'll be sure to call him about both Tarox and Forgline.

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      12-26-2011 11:02 PM #88
      Quote Originally Posted by zevion View Post
      I think this is the guy....

      http://www.golfmkv.com/forums/showthread.php?t=154494

      Thanks. I'll be sure to call him about both Tarox and Forgline.
      That is him, the one and only. Tell him DeVron sent ya

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      12-26-2011 11:04 PM #89
      Quote Originally Posted by Nanozic View Post
      I believe these are 330mm but are 10-piston, lightweight, fit behind 18's and feel great. A little on the pricey side, but another option to look at.


      That's sexy.

      Can't wait to see what you end up with.

      I want to run a 17x9 with at least a 245 tire.
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      12-26-2011 11:10 PM #90
      my favorit thread on the forum right now...
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      12-27-2011 12:24 AM #91
      Quote Originally Posted by milwaukeeandy View Post


      i didnt read the thread, so i apologize if it was covered already, but i believe i saw this car at eurowerks, am i right?

      if so, damn good job, looks real nice

      and if i didnt see it at eurowerks, damn good job, looks real nice
      Yessir, it has been there the past two years at various stages of development. I wasn't there last year, but my car was at the Further Performance stand.

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      Quote Originally Posted by strausj22 View Post
      my favorit thread on the forum right now...
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      12-27-2011 04:20 AM #92
      I love this thread, I love this car. Your project keeps me working on my mk5 to reach these powerlevels one day.
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      12-27-2011 09:29 AM #93
      Quote Originally Posted by zevion View Post
      So I'm going to change wheels. mfbmike pointed out the 3 piece snowflakes from 1552. I have 19" VMR710's now and I love them, especially for the money. But I really want something to set my .:R off. These would do it right?



      Damn, so sexy and with a little throwback to the past.

      Right now most 18" modular wheels don't clear my brakes. But I would like to go back from 19's to 18's. I might just get rid of the Bremos. I need to find some nice brakes that will fit. Some 6 or 8 piston calipers but with stock 345mm rotor size. Anybody have some opinions?

      Also, some 255/35/18 tires would be sick on 18x9's if I can get it all to clear. Same rolling diameter as 225/40/18, just wider. I wonder if anybody has made these fit. With the modulars I will be able to tweak offsets a little. Again, anybody have ideas?
      Zev,

      All of the fifteen52 3pc wheels are 100% custom and made to order, so clearing any brake kit would be no problem as long as we have the specs. The wheel just wouldn't have a lip like that, unless you go with something REALLY wide

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      12-28-2011 10:26 PM #94
      Here's the guy that built my car. Mike Olson of Further Performance. This is a few years back with his amazing 1.8T before it was VR6. When people say they like my car, then basically they're saying they like this guys work.

      Last edited by zevion; 12-29-2011 at 06:09 PM.

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      When I saw his car in person I wanted to lick the bottom of it

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      Mike Olsen? Doesn't that guy have the digital camo tarmacs?
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      12-29-2011 06:16 PM #98
      Quote Originally Posted by mfbmike View Post
      Mike Olsen? Doesn't that guy have the digital camo tarmacs?
      His car has been through so many changes, wheels, vinyl wraps, motors etc. He definitely did a digital camo wrap. Not sure about the tarmacs. His car was amazing. It's parted out now.

      But he worked very hard on my build. Now it's going back to him on Jan 2 and he'll be helping me get it to the next level.

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      12-29-2011 06:19 PM #99
      Quote Originally Posted by zevion View Post
      His car has been through so many changes, wheels, vinyl wraps, motors etc. He definitely did a digital camo wrap. Not sure about the tarmacs. His car was amazing. It's parted out now.

      But he worked very hard on my build. Now it's going back to him on Jan 2 and he'll be helping me get it to the next level.
      Yeah, there are pictures of his car in digital camo wrap with a set of tarmacs that he also wrapped in digi camo. A lot of people hated on it - I thought it was pretty cool albeit different. lol.

      Always nice to know you have someone who knows their **** poking around in your engine bay.
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      12-29-2011 07:38 PM #100
      So if I'm really going to do justice to some 3 piece wheels and get enough lip while also being as wide as possible, perhaps wide body is the option. Like this maybe?


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