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Old 12-19-2012, 08:44 AM   #1881
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Old 12-19-2012, 10:55 AM   #1882
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Old 12-19-2012, 12:35 PM   #1883
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Are those 18"? VB3's or 718's? Any idea on offsets and tire sizes? I want to run this exact fitment on my own car.
They're 18x8.5 ET35/18x9.5 ET45 V718s in hyper silver. I think the tire sizing is 235/40/18 and 265/35/18.
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Old 12-21-2012, 06:10 PM   #1884
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Old 12-21-2012, 06:42 PM   #1885
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Old 12-22-2012, 07:41 AM   #1886
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^ 19" v710 FTW! Watch out for curbs though, after 14 months, all of mine need refinished ='-(
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Old 12-22-2012, 08:05 PM   #1887
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Hahaha...I managed to keep mine fresh for 6 months. Then too excited for Bubble Tea and forgot to stop I curbed the front wheel. Then a year later I was shopping at a Lexus dealership and my car didn't like that so she put a curb in when I turned too early and the rear hit. Three years later I was storing them when I knocked one of the uncurbed one onto the concrete...it fell flat on it's face with no roll. 90% of the outside finish was chipped off. It's now flakes on the concrete...LOL. I have one more wheel to damage now!!
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Old 12-22-2012, 08:42 PM   #1888
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^ 19" v710 FTW! Watch out for curbs though, after 14 months, all of mine need refinished ='-(
Lol I've had mines for about 11 months and there all still un curbed... I honestly don't even drive it much , it gets put up for the winter and in the summer I ride my motorcycle mostly
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Old 12-23-2012, 12:14 AM   #1889
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I'm planning on getting the CSL reps in 18x8.5. I don't want to run staggered, so I plan to keep the 225 width. Will the stock sports package suspension be low enough? Gap right now is 2 fingers exact in front, & 2 fingers tight in the back.
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Old 12-26-2012, 12:16 AM   #1890
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Hey guys I'm about to mount some tires on to my v718 and I was just reading stories of the paint chipping super easy and it kinda has me worried can you tell me your experience with the finish and how good it holds up with chips and such?
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Hahaha...I managed to keep mine fresh for 6 months. Then too excited for Bubble Tea and forgot to stop I curbed the front wheel. Then a year later I was shopping at a Lexus dealership and my car didn't like that so she put a curb in when I turned too early and the rear hit. Three years later I was storing them when I knocked one of the uncurbed one onto the concrete...it fell flat on it's face with no roll. 90% of the outside finish was chipped off. It's now flakes on the concrete...LOL. I have one more wheel to damage now!!
Oh man! That's no good haha. At that point I'd probably send them to get refreshed by a wheel repair shop!
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That will totally depend on your personal preferences. I've seen a handful of cars running our wheels on factory suspension and they look great. Of course they look better when they're lower but it's totally up to you!
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Hey guys I'm about to mount some tires on to my v718 and I was just reading stories of the paint chipping super easy and it kinda has me worried can you tell me your experience with the finish and how good it holds up with chips and such?
If you go to the right shop they should not have any issues when mounting tires. We use Hunter equipment here, we mount tires regularly, and we do not have any issues chipping the paint off of the wheels at all.
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Old 12-27-2012, 08:53 PM   #1892
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Old 12-28-2012, 02:41 AM   #1893
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Can someone explain to me what 'hooptie' means from your American slang lol? I hear it time and time again
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Old 12-28-2012, 12:28 PM   #1894
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Can someone explain to me what 'hooptie' means from your American slang lol? I hear it time and time again
Hooptie is kind of like saying "old car" or "POS" or something to that nature haha. I think most car enthusiasts that refer to their own cars as being "hoopties" don't actually think their cars are piles, but say it in more of a joking manner.

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Old 01-24-2013, 01:54 AM   #1895
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what would be a good offset for a 2000 323i with hks coilovers ? i would want a staggered setup and if you could help me out on tire size . 18" 701s is what i got my eyes on .
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Old 01-24-2013, 01:47 PM   #1896
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We recommend 18x8.5 ET35 front and 18x9.5 ET45 rear on that car with 235/40/18 front tires and 255/35/18 rear tires typically. If you're lowered though you may end up rubbing.
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Old 01-24-2013, 04:25 PM   #1897
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Old 01-26-2013, 12:10 AM   #1899
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