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NBFocus 09-14-2012 09:15 AM

Opinions on Wheels?
 
I was thinking about getting a set of these for my Sterling Grey 2012 hatch. what do you guys think?

http://i436.photobucket.com/albums/q...9916/MR116.png

NBFocus 09-14-2012 09:44 AM

There's these ones too.
http://i436.photobucket.com/albums/q.../IX001_BLM.png

I might just run them for winter too, so should I get 17's or 16's?

matmatician 09-14-2012 09:58 AM

I like the motegi's, but you see them on a lot of imports here in Seattle. I personally think that the Grey ones would look better on your car. Have you looked at tirerack.com? They have a HUGE selection.

I can't really speak to winter vs summer, I just use chains when I need to, but I'm on stock steelies

rambleon84 09-14-2012 10:08 AM

I not a fan of the wheels with a colored stripe along the rim, they rarely compliment the car. I'd vote for the second set. Just keep looking and take your time picking something you know you will be happy with. Like matmat said, shop around!

Look in this section too:
http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/f...aysprune=&f=50

StockTalon 09-14-2012 10:15 AM

Chicanes.
http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphoto...59796758_n.jpg

Buickboy 09-14-2012 10:31 AM

first set would be ok without the stripe, second set looks like a generic aftermarket wheel- ugly

lyonsroar 09-14-2012 11:18 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by rambleon84 (Post 4353788)
I not a fan of the wheels with a colored stripe along the rim, they rarely compliment the car.

Shame. [giggle]


ABout running them in the winter...I wouldn't if you live in a sand/salt area. After one winter, my Konigs had some little rust spots on them.

BLRich1 09-14-2012 12:14 PM

Moved to "Wheels, Tires, Brakes & Suspension - Sponsored By Tire Rack"

jdubhack 09-14-2012 12:22 PM

I like the first ones man. Unique.

NBFocus 09-14-2012 12:28 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by lyonsroar (Post 4353947)
Shame. [giggle]


ABout running them in the winter...I wouldn't if you live in a sand/salt area. After one winter, my Konigs had some little rust spots on them.

That wouldnt work for me then. This place is terrible for salt in the winter. Maybe I'll get the Motegi wheels and run them in the summer, and run my stockers all winter. They seem to stand up pretty good to the elements.

If I were to get the second set, It would be for winter use only. They are a 50 dollar a piece wheel, not exactly show material. ;)


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