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Old 02-23-2013, 08:23 PM   #21
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turn limiters would be too hard to remove i think because they are in the steering column, but since my winter are 195/65R15 its doesnt bother anything, its just have the same turn radius as my summer 235/40ZR18
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turn limiters would be too hard to remove i think because they are in the steering column, but since my winter are 195/65R15 its doesnt bother anything, its just have the same turn radius as my summer 235/40ZR18
Turn limiter stops are plastic "c" clips under the rack / tie rod boots. I am just wondering how much trouble it is to actually remove them if you put on a different size tire.
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Old 02-23-2013, 08:29 PM   #23
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if its where you say it is, since I am a car tech, its should take me arround an hour on each side to remove them both (with a car lift, with only jacks its would probably take me longer), but only if they are removeable too.
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if its where you say it is, since I am a car tech, its should take me arround an hour on each side to remove them both (with a car lift, with only jacks its would probably take me longer), but only if they are removeable too.
Well, there you go. Since I don't have a rack, I'd have it done, and so it appears it would be 2 or 3 hundred bucks. Maybe I'll just live with the status quo. The only think I don't like about these 18x8 wheels is the reduced turning radius which makes getting into my parking spot at home a pain because I have to back up, go forward and back again to make the turn. If it was easy to get them off of there, I'd actually see if removing them caused a rub and if so, if I could fix it some other way. 3 c-notes is a lot of money for an experiment!
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yea well dealer price are overkill, that why they say 300, but for a place like where I work u probably could get them removed for like 100$ that is if there is no special tool required to remove them from there. anyway, back on topic, were getting way off it xD
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yea well dealer price are overkill, that why they say 300, but for a place like where I work u probably could get them removed for like 100$ that is if there is no special tool required to remove them from there. anyway, back on topic, were getting way off it xD
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Old 02-24-2013, 05:55 PM   #27
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there we go, first coat



Second Coat


Third coat


4th coat


All 4 done (sorry they are not on the car and wont be for the next month and a half because its still really cold, icey and snowy here.)



Ignore they overspray on the tire, i didnt removed it because the rims wasnt dry yet.
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Nicely done. They look really good, can't wait to see the mounted photos!
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I am missing like 2 coats on the back but tis doesnt look that bad, ill probably do these 2 additional coats on the back in a month cause im not putting those on my car before end of march (because we cant put summer tire here before 15 march, and its still very snowy and icey here, so alot of salt and rock on the road still, I dont want to damage my rims :P) so steelies stay for another month and a half.
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Hey, over the summer, you could coat those steelies white, too, and be stylin' year 'round!
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