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Old 06-19-2013, 10:26 PM   #71
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Needs more low

Looks amazing also. I love that style.

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Meh. I can't do black. There is no contrast between tire and wheel, and it simply blends into the void of the wheel well. Maybe a gunmetal or anthracite color on certain cars looks good. On some it looks good, on others it does not. I promise it would look HORRIBLE on mine.
I like black rims with a bright complementary color lugs. Or matching colored lugs with the car.
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Old 06-19-2013, 10:28 PM   #72
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Why the narrow wheel? For clearance? For mpgs....? I love my 8" wide tires!
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Very good looking wheels. Works well with that little chrome strip under the windows, I had that on my Ti and thought it was so out of place, but with those wheels its awesome. Now I really want new wheels!
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Why the narrow wheel? For clearance? For mpgs....? I love my 8" wide tires!
Clearance, fo sho.

I think a 225/40 would be optimal, but the tires were bought and paid for; they were going on another set of wheels (18x8) that the manufacturer failed to mention they couldn't customize offset until 6 weeks after I ordered.

But it turned out bueno.
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One of if not the best looking Ti out there in my opinion. All mods are tasteful, purposeful and just downright make the car better. Also I'm so dang partial to the color!
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Old 06-20-2013, 02:44 PM   #75
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One of if not the best looking Ti out there in my opinion. All mods are tasteful, purposeful and just downright make the car better. Also I'm so dang partial to the color!
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First: NONE of this could have happened without the help of Duane and his mad genius when it comes to this stuffs.


When I decided to get wheels I had another set and another manufacturer in mind. I ordered my wheels back in the beginning of April with a custom offset. I was told it would be 6 weeks to make and deliver. Boom, sounds good.

I ordered the 215/45/18 to go on those wheels. I bought those tires and have had them sitting in my garage since late April time frame.

At the end of May I was getting antsy as to why I didn't have my wheels and the manufacturer replied that not only were they pushing the wheels back another 3-4 weeks but they were NOT going to do my custom offset.

Without the offset my stance would not happen and the tires I already had weren't going to work. The only option would be to go with another company.

In steps Styluz Wheels, purchased through Mike at Rebel Devil Customs. I found the M537 in an 8.5" wheel and et40. Perfect. This would allow me to stance Megan AND use the tires I already, albeit they would be slightly stretched.
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The wheels weigh 21.6 lbs sans TPMS. The tires also, oddly enough, weigh 21.6 lbs as well. Hankook Ventus V2 concept, 215/45/18.

The wheels are painted silver with a brushed aluminum finish on the face:



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The rear camber was pretty bad. I knew this was going to be the case so I already had camber arms:





Here are some negative camber pics:






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I was able to get them to the factory -1.4 on both sides.
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The front wasn't nearly as bad:




I pulled the to to .10, but I didn't touch the camber or caster.
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