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Old 03-27-2013, 11:29 AM   #21
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Can someone please explain the "stretched" tires? I don't get it. I like low as long as stuff isn't rubbing or scraping but stretched tires detract from the handling of cars that are known for their handling abilities AND they're not safe! Not to mention that they look silly. Like someone can't afford the proper size tires for their wheels
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Old 03-27-2013, 12:06 PM   #22
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Can someone please explain the "stretched" tires? I don't get it. I like low as long as stuff isn't rubbing or scraping but stretched tires detract from the handling of cars that are known for their handling abilities AND they're not safe! Not to mention that they look silly. Like someone can't afford the proper size tires for their wheels
Stretched tire are used to utilize the maximum clearance between the fender arch and tire itself. When you are stancing a car, it is all about the fitment of how flush your wheel is in comparison to your fender line. In order to achieve the lowest ride height while staying very flush, stretched tires must be ran in order to not only avoid destroying fenders but also your sidewalls. Sure you can say they are "unsafe" but stretch on my friends! I have never had issues.
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Old 03-27-2013, 12:50 PM   #23
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Sure you can say they are "unsafe" but stretch on my friends! I have never had issues.
I was a little curious and at a cursory glance, found that they could very well be illegal. If you ever DO have "issues" that result in injury or DEATH, you could find yourself charged with SERIOUS felonys and possibly IMPRISONED for a long time (not to mention living with having hurt or killed someone). But hey, stretch on. It's worth it.
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Old 03-27-2013, 12:56 PM   #24
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Oh, thanks for the explanation btw.
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:06 PM   #25
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I was a little curious and at a cursory glance, found that they could very well be illegal. If you ever DO have "issues" that result in injury or DEATH, you could find yourself charged with SERIOUS felonys and possibly IMPRISONED for a long time (not to mention living with having hurt or killed someone). But hey, stretch on. It's worth it.


Your 3 is Fuggin sweet!! Love it.
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:16 PM   #26
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Your 3 is Fuggin sweet!! Love it.
Hahahahah thanks man!
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:20 PM   #27
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:23 PM   #28
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Car sits perfect IMO. Very nice
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:25 PM   #29
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It's funny how it's funny till it happens to you. Laugh on!!
It would be illegal if stretching was this unsafe. You are creating the worst scenario for something that is in no way as severe. To each their own and you clearly have no experience with stretch.
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Old 03-28-2013, 01:45 PM   #31
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Very nice! It's not often that we see more stanced out cars on our wheels. Looking good!
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Very nice! It's not often that we see more stanced out cars on our wheels. Looking good!
Thanks man! I love them
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Old 03-29-2013, 10:35 AM   #33
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and tire size? Please
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Old 03-29-2013, 12:34 PM   #34
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thanks, i have same sizes, but i`m going to put them on 8.5/9.5 ... Hope they`ll look good
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Should be fine.
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Old 04-02-2013, 11:00 AM   #36
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... the rear tires look ridiculous[/QUOTE]

The angle is really weird. I think its because you can not see the right side of the tire haha.
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Old 08-15-2013, 04:19 PM   #37
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Old 08-17-2013, 01:54 PM   #38
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I like it.. I also like how low it is and how it sits..
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Old 08-17-2013, 02:26 PM   #39
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My stanced 330

Not into "stance" but the car looks nice


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