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      05-16-2012 02:14 PM #1
      I really want to like Super Advans, but everything I see them on just doesn't work. They look great on their own but once on a car not so much. Please show me Advans on a car that looks good. Am I the only one?


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      05-16-2012 02:20 PM #3
      I always thought they looked good on 90s JDM, and that's about it.



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      05-16-2012 02:21 PM #5
      Maybe in 1994
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      05-16-2012 02:21 PM #6
      Look right at home on S13 240s as well:

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      05-16-2012 02:22 PM #7
      Even the NSX works, imo:




    8. 05-16-2012 02:23 PM #8
      I have always wanted to put a set on a first gen Viper.

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      05-16-2012 02:23 PM #9
      I'm sure they are great for light weight and performance, but I hate them aesthetically speaking.

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      05-16-2012 02:27 PM #10
      S14 or S15, everything else looks terrible.




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      05-16-2012 02:50 PM #12
      They work great for 90s JDM. Beyond that, no. It's really hard to pull off the three prong look.
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      05-16-2012 02:53 PM #13
      My friend's S2K

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      05-16-2012 02:54 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by zaYG View Post
      My friend's S2K

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      05-16-2012 02:56 PM #15
      I bet they'd look sweet on a 1st gen probe.

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      05-16-2012 02:56 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by 16v_43v3r View Post
      Sorry, No.
      Why is that?

      I think it looks incredible and flows extremely well.
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      05-16-2012 03:12 PM #17
      Different views and opinions.
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      05-16-2012 03:14 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by zaYG View Post
      Why is that?

      I think it looks incredible and flows extremely well.
      Hard to put my finger on it. Maybe it's because they are kinda bland looking with no color. They'd probably look really good with the gold-ish centers. I've always liked Super Advans, but its hard to find a car they look good on.
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      05-16-2012 03:14 PM #19
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      05-16-2012 03:32 PM #20
      SA3s are some of my favorite wheels of all time. super classic and looks right at home on Silvias and NSXs. they also work on Fairladys and Supras.
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    20. 05-16-2012 04:25 PM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by zaYG View Post
      My friend's S2K

      This doesn't work for me either. I think you need to have polished rims and machined center, and then a gold colour would look really nice. I think the tires also don't help. You need an aggressive tread pattern. Some slotted or drilled rotors would give visual interest in the big gaps. Ultimately, I think these rims really need 18" to stand out, the S2000 looks like 17".

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      05-16-2012 04:29 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by mellbergVWfan View Post
      S14 or S15, everything else looks terrible.

      Daaaamn.

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      05-16-2012 04:41 PM #24
      Well they don't work on MKIVs

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      05-16-2012 04:45 PM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by daveschi View Post
      Even the NSX works, imo:

      this is well executed
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      No. Smell has a very strong connection in the brain with feelings... or if you're walking past A&F you might think of that chick you fingerblasted when you were 15.
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      05-16-2012 04:49 PM #27
      Quote Originally Posted by Air-over-water View Post
      I have always wanted to put a set on a first gen Viper.
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      17x13 rears and 17x10 fronts. i'm gonna assume not available. taking off the OEM salad shooters for Advans is not going to improve anything.

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      05-16-2012 05:01 PM #28
      I'd still like to see a set on the Viper, that sounds cool.

      Strangely enough, I love the MKIV that has/had them. The whole mesh wheel thing kinda got old to me, I love aftermarket wheels that are light and functional, not showy. To me, the Advans' fit this.

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      05-16-2012 05:02 PM #29
      NO. Especially not on the MKIV and MKV
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      05-16-2012 05:13 PM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by simple View Post
      NO. Especially not on the MKIV and MKV
      shut up.


      its old at this point.
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    30. 05-16-2012 05:17 PM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by thegoodson View Post
      17x13 rears and 17x10 fronts. i'm gonna assume not available.
      They have both 17x10s and 18x10s, they also do some custom fittings so they might go wider. Not that it would really matter, considering the differences in tire compounds over the last 20 years.

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      05-16-2012 05:36 PM #32
      Quote Originally Posted by x_GTI_x View Post
      shut up.


      its old at this point.
      Oh that's right...I got you last time with that.
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      05-16-2012 05:54 PM #33
      i think they can look good with the correct fitment, ride height and tires. they do look better in a drift setup though





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      05-16-2012 06:02 PM #34
      My buddy bought a set for his FC recently... wish I had a better picture.


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      05-16-2012 06:09 PM #35
      Eh, no.

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