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thinking about rims again...

hmm so I have some money saved in the turbo fund that isn't happening ($200 lol) so i thought about getting rims. I have alot more to save obviously and it seems the rims i want only come in 16s so i would need new tires too. so i think in a year or two if i still have the car I want to get these rims and some tires. what do you think? or other suggestions? lightweight is a requirement but i also want them to look good.

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why dont you wanna go turbo, cause all of the other problems with your car?
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um yea not worth the money and the car doesn't even hold up in stock form. plus more money for problems that will pop up.
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what do you think about rotas? i like those ssr's too though
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those look sweet but you should get 17's or 18's since youre not going turbo lol.
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NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Those things are crap, regardless of how much they charge. They're soft and flexible, a lot of people can take them racing and turn 4 into eggs in a single season. Realtime racing stopped using them because they were fed up dealing with bent ones.
I really don't recommend those wheels at all. They're just not very strong.
For that much money, look at Volks (CE28, TE/LE37, SE37K), look at Wed's (TC005) and look at Work (Forged Emotion), or find some slightly used Mugens.

Not to mention SSR is floating the bankruptcy line.... I think someone took them over, but if they fold again and you need to replace one,you're going to be SOL.

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that one dude has them doesnt he .. xtremecivic or something? hes look good.
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NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Those things are crap, regardless of how much they charge. They're soft and flexible, a lot of people can take them racing and turn 4 into eggs in a single season. Realtime racing stopped using them because they were fed up dealing with bent ones.
I really don't recommend those wheels at all. They're just not very strong.
For that much money, look at Volks (CE28, TE/LE37, SE37K), look at Wed's (TC005) and look at Work (Forged Emotion), or find some slightly used Mugens.

Not to mention SSR is floating the bankruptcy line.... I think someone took them over, but if they fold again and you need to replace one,you're going to be SOL.
Rotas are supposed to be pretty strong for lightweight wheels arent they?
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i think hes talking about SSR..
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thanks lol i'll look at the others you suggested
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i think hes talking about SSR..
I know, but I was asking a question about general "light-weight" wheels such as Rota
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SSR got taken over by TANABE from what someone said on this forum.
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that one dude has them doesnt he .. xtremecivic or something? hes look good.
aznboysrfr has them and so does his friend josh, forgot what his 7thgen id was.
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Why not just start saving for a new car since you seem so dissatisfied with your Civic?
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Why not just start saving for a new car since you seem so dissatisfied with your Civic?
Thats what im thinking......
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haha i barely make enough to live off of. i can save a few hundred a month usually.
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