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Old 03-04-2009, 10:22 AM   #1
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tax refund = Motegi Trak-lites

"nothing good happens after 2am" -How I met your mother

So I just got my refund and decided to do a little late night e-bay car part browsing and got a set of these:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/FORD-FOCUS-FORGED-GUNMETAL-16-WHEELS-RIMS-12LBS-4X108_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ43956QQihZ026QQitemZ390035127094

I can't wait to get them in and on my car and I will, of course, post pics. I must now go justify this to the house commander, aka my wife...wish me luck!

oh and that store has a set left (which is the set I linked)


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Old 03-04-2009, 10:32 AM   #2
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holy crap that's a good price for those.! great rim.
hard to find "R" compounds in 16" though. 215/45/16 would be a great size
hows the new suspension coming along ?? Good luck with the wife..LOL lukilly my wife loves to race & mod too so i have a little longer leash..
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Old 03-04-2009, 10:35 AM   #3
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those are sick wheels...i love them. good buy!
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Old 03-04-2009, 10:40 AM   #4
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Old 03-04-2009, 10:42 AM   #5
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Amazing price. Nice buy! I just got some TD PR2 in 16x7, and I went with 225/50-16
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Man, a set of 215/45's would look nce as heck on those!
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pardon the newbie question but would these have any caliper clearance issues on a SVT?
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pardon the newbie question but would these have any caliper clearance issues on a SVT?
probably not. just about any 16" wheel will fit an SVT. the only problem is trying to fit 15" wheels
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I'm going to be putting my current street tires on them for now until I burn them up this summer. I looked into the 215/45's and there doesn't seem to be much of a selection. 225/45's had a few more selections and closer to stock diameter. anybody have any experience with this size? btw I'm looking more for a good h/p summer tire that won't kill my wallet every time I have to replace two of them after a few months of racing (auto-x)
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kumho XS 215/45/ also azenis rt615's both good tires. around $101 each
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