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Old 04-20-2006, 01:54 PM   #1
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Weird wheels

While driving today I saw a Blue zx3 (or zx5, I didn't notice the doors because of the wheels) Focus with three different wheels. The rear passenger was a steelie, the rear driver was a 15" 5 spoke alloy the SE came with and the fronts were the 16" alloys the ZTS came with.

Rte 23 turning on Polaris parkway north of Worthington Ohio in case you were wondering.

I'd like to hear the story behind that.

I ran 16" Rotas on my front with the 15" alloys on the rear for a week due to 2 flat tires in 3 days but I couldn't think of a scenario where you would have 3 different wheels.

I was thinking he might as well just get an aftermarket wheel for the driver front and have 4 different wheels.


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Old 04-20-2006, 02:18 PM   #2
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haha. thats funny
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maybe someone slashed the tires or something and he got the wheels from a junk yard of from friends..
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i'm sure their is some sort of explanation, no normal person would drive around with 3 diferent rims. maybe he was trying them out to see which he liked best. lol
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Old 04-20-2006, 06:24 PM   #5
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^^^Ahhh that's hilarious^^^
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Atleast he was smart and had the two same sized wheels for the drive wheels.
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i'm sure their is some sort of explanation, no normal person would drive around with 3 diferent rims. maybe he was trying them out to see which he liked best. lol
i don't know... i work at wal-mart automotive and seen some people come in time after time for whatever, and they have 4 different wheels, different sizes, different tires... it's weird.
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imagine the pulling forces...
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yeah most of them want us to balance their wheels because of shaking or complain that we didn't balance them right "the last time they were in" because the vehicle is still shaking and has very uneven tread wear
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yeah most of them want us to balance their wheels because of shaking or complain that we didn't balance them right "the last time they were in" because the vehicle is still shaking and has very uneven tread wear

Maybe thats the problem you work at Walmart automotive, im assuming most of the people that go there are a bunch of idiots, no offense. Haha thats sounds so stupid, why is it all shaky,it must be your fault, not that fact i have different wheels around my car. Oh and wouldnt it make more sense to have the 15s in the front and the 16s in the back?
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