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Old 04-23-2013, 05:09 AM   #1
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Cant decide on wheels for Sport Sedan.

Hi guys, some of you know my sedan, silver, stock, and looking to be dressed in some new shoes and dropped. Stopped by my local guy and played on his computer, but simply couldn't decide.. I have always owned silver cars and my last sedan was my v.i.p style Toyota Verossa in Japan. I had shiny 18" chrome with low profile tyres on that. But this time around, I simply cant work out what to put on the Focus? I am thinking black rims, but then silver-chrome still looks good on her when I look at the stock wheels.. I like the stock wheels, but feel they need to be at least 18".. I have tries Tire Rack and all those, but I am looking at opinions from others for a change. So interested to hear..

These are the stock rims...




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Old 04-23-2013, 07:03 AM   #2
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I actually love those stock wheels and am trying to get a set here in the States.
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I actually love those stock wheels and am trying to get a set here in the States.
Ha ha, mine might be up for sale soon.. But one or two scuffs.....

PS: I have fallen in love with the 18" TSW Mallory 4 or 5 wheels in matte black.. But getting in Australia may be a task at a decent price...
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I have the sport suspension 18" wheels. Love the look of them, but would consider changing the wheels for a lighter wheel. Perhaps 3-4 lbs. less would gain some mpg.
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The Sport model here is called that for that very reason. But for me, the 17" wheels are just a little too small.. I am not sure how much difference it will make in mileage as I am sticking to the same diameter with different wheels and tyres.. However once lowered, then again, don't know... Don't know much about it...
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I actually love those stock wheels and am trying to get a set here in the States.
Second this. Those are my favorite wheels! Though, I splurged and went with the 18" rims.
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Not a fan of those OEM wheels,too many spokes make it look like a hubcap.
Why not try these in an 18" size then you get the black wheel but the silver lip breaks up the black nicely since my wife and I weren't fans of soilid black. They also won't break the bank.
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I actually love those stock wheels and am trying to get a set here in the States.
I like them too. They look very European, and not too big so as to look out of proportion with the rest of the car.
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