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Old 06-29-2012, 04:57 PM   #11
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Oh well, thanks though.
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Old 06-29-2012, 05:42 PM   #12
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id buy it if it was the rp03, rpf1 and pf01 style dont look too good on a mk3. but thats just my opinion
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Crappy. My roommate's Acura Integra was stolen (shocking, I know) and when he found it they had stolen the battery, spare tire, all of his tools in the trunk, his radio, and his headrests.

Yes, you heard that correctly - his headrests. I didn't even know there was a market for those.
I'm surprised they didn't steal the whole seats. There is indeed a big market for them (more for GSR leathers though).

However, from the sounds of what they stole, they just pulled a typical, quick strip job without much specific knowledge of valuable Honda parts.
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Old 06-29-2012, 10:16 PM   #14
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I would like a set of the PF01s but i will have to wait and see how this will turn out seeing as the offset would have to be different for the ST and SE like it is for the Mustang GT and GT500 because of the big brakes.
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Old 06-29-2012, 10:21 PM   #15
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I would like a set of the PF01s but i will have to wait and see how this will turn out seeing as the offset would have to be different for the ST and SE like it is for the Mustang GT and GT500 because of the big brakes.
AFAIK, the ST doesn't have bigger calipers to worry about, just bigger discs.

The GT500/Boss 302 are a bugger to fit wheels on, but we use the 18x9.5 +35 PF01 on them all day long with no problems. The PF01 was actually designed with big brakes in mind, so it is very rare we have issues with it fitting.
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Old 06-29-2012, 10:27 PM   #16
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The RPF1's are awesome, didn't they make a set of 5x108 at one time? I've seen a couple set pop up on eBay, but I can't tell if they are really good knock-offs or not.

But if I hadn't have just bought wheels I'd be all over RPF1's for sure.
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Old 06-30-2012, 12:30 AM   #17
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Anyone know what the stock wheels weigh? What kind of difference are we looking at?


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Old 06-30-2012, 03:15 AM   #18
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I realize that there is a tire/wheel discussion forum, but I get the sense that it is not viewed by 3rd Gen owners nearly as much as this forum, so if it's okay with the admins, I'd really prefer to keep this thread here since it is specific to 3rd Gen owners.

All that said, I work for Enkei Wheels and have been contemplating the idea of having lightweight racing wheels built for the MK3 Focus community, especially with the Focus ST hitting the market pretty soon.

The most likely candidates would be the PF01 or the RPF1 in 18x8 +45 5x108. Both are spun forged racing wheels built in Japan and weigh in at around 18 lbs each. MSRP is $340 on the PF01 and $325 on the RPF1. I have to order a minimum quantity of 40 of each configuration to be able to bring these in, so I am starting by gauging interest here. So what say you Focus Fanatics? Would you buy a set if they were made available to you? Please be honest keeping the price in mind, so that we can determine if there is actually enough demand to produce these.

http://www.enkei.com/rpf1.html

http://www.enkei.com/pf01.shtml
Yeah, now were talkin.
But if I lay down that much coin they have to be really light 14.9lb 17x7 RPF1 NOT 18lb 18's Anyone knows if you really want light you don't roll 18's on a N/A 4 Banger Maybe for the ST, but for someone who is serious about reducing unsprung weight doesn't want an extra 3 lbs a corner. Hell depending on what wheel you have now would be the difference between shedding 4lbs vs 7lbs a corner or 5lbs vs 8lbs with a lighter tire
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Old 06-30-2012, 04:15 AM   #19
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Are those prices per SET or per wheel? If its per wheel that's too much. Forged wheels are around that price.

Also, those two styles look good but not one I would buy. I would buy a set at that price if i found one I like.
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Old 06-30-2012, 04:28 AM   #20
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Only ones is be interested in are the Raijin or the EKM3 in 18" x 8"
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