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Old 09-25-2013, 08:33 AM   #41
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Figured it out... Style 78's




Looooooking quite Irie bro! really digging those shoes. if I "borrowed a page out of your notebook" and eventually got my hands on a set like those, you wont be ticked off with me? Lol
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Old 09-25-2013, 08:42 AM   #42
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Haha, after I get them then you can. Yup, 17's. I'm tired of 18's in this city man
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Old 09-25-2013, 11:05 AM   #43
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Haha, after I get them then you can. Yup, 17's. I'm tired of 18's in this city man
I feel you 18's are nervous for our car and our city! They look tough


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Old 09-25-2013, 11:24 AM   #44
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Haha, after I get them then you can. Yup, 17's. I'm tired of 18's in this city man
I enjoy the ride on my winter wheels. Noticeably more comfortable but I can't get past the looks of my summer wheels. Thankfully jersey isn't that bad, unless you go to certain places. I NEVER drive in the city lol I'll take a train in and walk or get a taxi to my location.


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Old 09-25-2013, 05:55 PM   #45
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Jake doesn't want 68s cause i have them. :/ Get the ones in Jquick's picture. those are my second favorite i believe they are 17s too right
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Old 09-25-2013, 06:05 PM   #46
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Those are 18's. I nabbed a sale on the 78's. I will probably go get them Tuesday.
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I know what you mean. I just bought some 17" arc8s to replace my ZHP 18s. I really liked the 135s but the ride was just so harsh in the city (San Francisco) and the wheels were just so heavy it would make the car feel like a train (in a more exaggerated sense). I really like the look of the ARC8s (don't have them mounted yet). 17s are better than 18s in just about every category except aesthetics in which case they are marginally less attractive.
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mmmm i don't know I'm not really feeling them that much maybe its just the examples given
but you should have tried to score some style 286


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I say fix the bends if they're fixable, I know a guy near me who can do it for $50/wheel. OEM wheels will always be semi-weak. My HREs have gone through more abuse than I'd like to admit, and even though they're a little bent, I'm still driving on them just fine. If your goal is to get a sustainable setup that will last as long as possible, then look for the strongest wheel you can find, not just a convenient stock 17", because another crazy pothole will yield a similar outcome. Even e30 14" wheels will bend from a freaky pothole.
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I say fix the bends if they're fixable, I know a guy near me who can do it for $50/wheel. OEM wheels will always be semi-weak. My HREs have gone through more abuse than I'd like to admit, and even though they're a little bent, I'm still driving on them just fine. If your goal is to get a sustainable setup that will last as long as possible, then look for the strongest wheel you can find, not just a convenient stock 17", because another crazy pothole will yield a similar outcome. Even e30 14" wheels will bend from a freaky pothole.
Hey Alec, I already had them fixed a few months ago and the other day I got brand spanking new style 78's
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