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Old 07-17-2004, 04:24 AM   #1
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Talking rims for a alpine white car...

i have a alpine white car... sig below. what do you guys recommend for rims???

what brand/style? and what size???
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Old 07-17-2004, 07:39 PM   #2
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I'd say get what you like and stands out to you. I would go with 18 or 19's, 17's are way to small as you can probably notice right now. I like the look of bright silver or whatever they call it finish against the AW, it looks when clean. I wouldn't go for chrome but that's just a personal thing. It depends on how much you wanna spend too...
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Old 07-17-2004, 07:41 PM   #3
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i have a alpine white car... sig below. what do you guys recommend for rims???

what brand/style? and what size???
If your changing your rims are you selling your M68 17" rims?
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Old 07-17-2004, 07:47 PM   #4
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Old 07-17-2004, 08:21 PM   #5
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I'd say get what you like and stands out to you. I would go with 18 or 19's, 17's are way to small as you can probably notice right now. I like the look of bright silver or whatever they call it finish against the AW, it looks when clean. I wouldn't go for chrome but that's just a personal thing. It depends on how much you wanna spend too...

what rims do you have in your signature? that's a nice looking wheel...
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Old 07-17-2004, 08:21 PM   #6
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yes, thinking about selling the rims.. don't know yet..
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Old 07-17-2004, 09:12 PM   #7
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They are Mille Miglia EV-R's, 18's
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Old 07-17-2004, 10:04 PM   #8
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yes, thinking about selling the rims.. don't know yet..
Get breyton imagines, check out tire rack , you can see the wheels on your car.

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don't sell your stock rims, if something happens to your new ones (like bending them), you'll need back ups. just my .02
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Old 07-17-2004, 10:05 PM   #9
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Old 07-17-2004, 11:43 PM   #11
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18" is a good size... not too big, but big enough!

i think the hamman hm2s would look very nice on your car, it would give it a very clean look!
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Old 07-18-2004, 12:26 AM   #12
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Get breyton imagines, check out tire rack , you can see the wheels on your car.

p.s.

don't sell your stock rims, if something happens to your new ones (like bending them), you'll need back ups. just my .02

Good point... i'm also diggin GGM's rim job... haha.. came out wrong.. but i don't want to cramp his style by getting a set..
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hey if you like em' i say go for it. It is a nice rim in person. The hm2s would look pimp though...
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Old 07-18-2004, 12:49 AM   #14
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next mod..

I'd say your next mod after rims should be an H&R Cup Kit for sure. It really puts a spotlight on your wheels.
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Old 07-18-2004, 01:52 AM   #15
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I'd say your next mod after rims should be an H&R Cup Kit for sure. It really puts a spotlight on your wheels.

what's a cup kit do??
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its a combination of springs/shocks that lower your car apprx 1.5in and stiffen the suspension a bit.

what makes cup kits so ideal is the fact that you do not have to buy individual springs and shocks, because the kit comes ready to mount with both included.

Good luck, that is my favorite colour.
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Old 07-18-2004, 03:12 AM   #17
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hey if you like em' i say go for it. It is a nice rim in person. The hm2s would look pimp though...
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ALRIGHT.. here we go... do you like.....
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which one is lighter also for performance???
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Well i'm going to say #1 obviously lol...
Here's a link to someone selling hm2's right now
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