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      05-08-2012 03:04 PM #1
      Done recently at Pfaff Tunning in Woodbridge.

      *** EDIT Sorry, just RUF wheels nothing else ***











      Last edited by Hawk; 05-08-2012 at 03:13 PM.

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      05-08-2012 03:08 PM #2
      Awesome!!

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      05-08-2012 03:13 PM #3
      Hawk,

      Is this a 991 with RUF Wheels?

      Or are you saying this is a RUF built 991??

      Looks good... Just appears to be the former.

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      05-08-2012 03:14 PM #4
      Nice.

      I REALLY need to find the photos from my trip to Italy back in 2000. They're on some random HD somewhere in my house.

      After touring the Vatican, we came out to see a Porsche meet with a bunch of RUFs, in the middle of the Vatican.
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      05-08-2012 03:14 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by 91gti20v View Post
      Hawk,

      Is this a 991 with RUF Wheels?

      Or are you saying this is a RUF built 991??

      Looks good... Just appears to be the former.
      Yeah, I mispoke. It's just wheels. Mods feels free to change the title.

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      05-08-2012 03:17 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by 91gti20v View Post
      Hawk,

      Is this a 991 with RUF Wheels?

      Or are you saying this is a RUF built 991??

      Looks good... Just appears to be the former.
      Agreed. If it were a RUF, it would be badged as one.

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      05-08-2012 03:50 PM #7
      That wheel design is so timeless.

    8. 05-08-2012 04:05 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by Hawk View Post
      Yeah, I mispoke. It's just wheels. Mods feels free to change the title.
      There is a difference between misspeaking and not knowing what you are talking about in the first place...

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      05-08-2012 04:08 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by Hawk View Post
      Done recently at Pfaff Tunning in Woodbridge.
      Wait - they took their car to a tuner shop just to have wheels "installed"? Or maybe the tuner is simply who ordered the wheels.. I hope?

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      05-08-2012 04:09 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by p_h View Post
      There is a difference between misspeaking and not knowing what you are talking about in the first place...
      And then there's being a d!ck like you.

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      05-08-2012 04:12 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by AZGolf View Post
      Wait - they took their car to a tuner shop just to have wheels "installed"? Or maybe the tuner is simply who ordered the wheels.. I hope?
      They are dealer backed shop.

      http://www.pfafftuning.com/

      http://www.pfaffauto.com/

    12. 05-08-2012 04:44 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by Hawk View Post
      And then there's being a d!ck like you.
      All I am saying is why lie about it? We all know you got confused, not misspoke.

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      05-08-2012 08:25 PM #15
      They're nice, but if I had the scratch for a new 991, I'd be rocking some ridiculous 3-piece wheels with a massive rear lip.
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      05-08-2012 08:27 PM #16
      Where in woodbridge is this?

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      05-08-2012 08:44 PM #17
      Well that sure is good looking.

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      05-08-2012 08:44 PM #18
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      I've been seeing the 991's quite frequently now and each time one passes by me I can't help but stare for a good few seconds.
      Now if only I could afford one of these beauties...
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      05-08-2012 08:49 PM #19
      Looks like a nicer version of something Motegi was selling about 10 years ago
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    20. 05-08-2012 09:02 PM #20
      OMG the wheel well is so ****in big makes the car look like a toy

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      05-08-2012 09:10 PM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by p_h View Post
      All I am saying is why lie about it? We all know you got confused, not misspoke.
      Really you know this?

      All I'm saying is why be a huge d!ck about it, when it doesn't really matter?



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      05-08-2012 09:28 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by vasillalov View Post

      wrong. rotiforms
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      Quote Originally Posted by ajd187 View Post
      Buncha queers in this thread.

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      05-08-2012 09:41 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by DustinM View Post
      Looks like a nicer version of something Motegi was selling about 10 years ago
      Which is a perfect copy of something RUF was selling some 20 years ago,


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      05-08-2012 09:55 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by GTE77 View Post
      Which is a perfect copy of something RUF was selling some 20 years ago,
      OH NOES. I don't know the complete history of a ****ing aftermarket car company.

      Didn't realize RUF made them that long ago, but they do look more fitting on the older car. Still, all that comes to mind is some old busted motegis. It's not like RUF was the most popular **** in the world back then. You know, the internet really helped expose a lot of this information to everybody.
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      05-08-2012 10:00 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by vasillalov View Post
      no they arent the ruf wheels have a step down on the spokes the r-worx dont

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      05-10-2012 06:05 AM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by JettaGT8V80 View Post
      no they arent the ruf wheels have a step down on the spokes the r-worx dont
      Yup, those are R-Worx RSR 5-spokes. So in short, Rotiforms are replicas of replicas...

      http://www.r-worx.com/page2/page9/fi...1002-full.html

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      05-10-2012 07:18 AM #27
      IMO, for the first time, these don't seem like the perfect wheel for the 911. It has grown so large that it needs more meaty spokes to flow. I agree with the guy a few posts up. Ridiculous lip, or super concave wheels, with a bit of mass to the spokes are the only way to go for the 991.





      yes please
      Last edited by HI SPEED; 05-10-2012 at 07:22 AM.

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      05-10-2012 07:23 AM #28
      Probably still my favorite RUF rim


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      05-10-2012 07:31 AM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by .:1of1500:. View Post
      Yup, those are R-Worx RSR 5-spokes. So in short, Rotiforms are replicas of replicas...

      http://www.r-worx.com/page2/page9/fi...1002-full.html
      The wheels on the car above are NOT the same as these r-worx that are pictured. The face -> spoke transition on the RW is a sharp edge, but it's rounded on the car above.

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      05-10-2012 11:22 AM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by John A View Post
      The wheels on the car above are NOT the same as these r-worx that are pictured. The face -> spoke transition on the RW is a sharp edge, but it's rounded on the car above.
      No, I was not saying the wheels on the 911 in this thread are not Rufs. I agree that they are.

      I was replying to the guy who commented on the R-worx photo above calling them Rotiform NUEs.

      Simple misunderstanding here.
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      05-10-2012 11:30 AM #31
      They seem to make the car look much lower to the ground. I like the looks of the wheels and the 991

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      05-10-2012 12:01 PM #32
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      05-10-2012 12:03 PM #33
      Quote Originally Posted by HI SPEED View Post

      yes please
      I agree. These look waaaay nicer.

      Also, I might be late to the party, but I just noticed that the Rotiform NUE looks a lot like the RUF wheel... Have I been under a rock?

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      05-10-2012 12:14 PM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by HI SPEED View Post
      Looks much better, except that the wheels at least in the back are too wide. Stretch looks stupid in this car.
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    35. 05-10-2012 12:16 PM #35
      Quote Originally Posted by HI SPEED View Post
      IMO, for the first time, these don't seem like the perfect wheel for the 911. It has grown so large that it needs more meaty spokes to flow. I agree with the guy a few posts up. Ridiculous lip, or super concave wheels, with a bit of mass to the spokes are the only way to go for the 991.
      Wait so you say it needs meatier spokes and then post some wheels that have spokes a fifth of the width of the RUFs? Just trying to understand what you're looking for...

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