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Old 01-13-2011, 09:23 AM   #1
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Looking at wheels for AutoX

So, I was aiming for the 16" Rotas, but that 18racing company doesn't have a full set in stock ... bummer ...

But there is a member on here selling 16" team dynamics that are fairly light. But my concern comes with it has a +35 offset ... will that not be too good in AutoX? Or will I be okay? OR ... will that change my class since it will be a bit wider? Or, again, will it be okay?

They would be going on my SVT ... so hopefully they fit just fine when I get them.

I am also debating between Dunlap Direzza Z1s and the Kumho XSs. at the 215/45/16 set up ...

Decisions. That I want to make by early next week. Would like to have these by next month AutoX.

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Old 01-13-2011, 12:58 PM   #2
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Old 01-13-2011, 04:54 PM   #3
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^^ huh ?? ^^

I don't even see your first post.

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changing the offset will only change your class if you're running H-stock. other wise you can change the offset of your wheels.
i think a 5mm spacer would be a good idea for those wheels imo.

go with the dunlops if you can afford them. they are a better tire.
i like the xs for a co driver car, they like heat more than the dunlops.
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Old 01-13-2011, 05:46 PM   #5
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I've learned about Kumhos and the way the PSi bumps up when they heat up. And get a bit stickier.

In my budget of around 1000 I am trying to get wheels and tires. I think I could fit in the Dunlaps.

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Now back to the spacers ... hmm ... I don't want to have to buy them ... that puts a questionable halt on getting those wheels from our member here.

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i had a co driver about 70% of the time last season and the PSI on the kumhos never jumped too high on me. maybe maybe 1-2 psi every 4 runs on a 45-55 second course.

you don't have to buy spacers, you can fab some up. there is nothing special to spacers really. my buddy fabs them for our club.
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Thinking the same thing ... I spoke to a local shop here and they will see about getting a good set for a better deal than Discount Tire.

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