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Old 09-01-2010, 05:52 PM   #1
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Help deciding which wheels to choose?

Hey all.
I had my Lovells superlow springs fitted to my 96 BA Astina sedan today by my brother and his mates, while I was at work, saved me all the hassle... cheering!
Anyway I'm pretty happy with how the car handles now. I'd say they have successfully rid my car of about 50% of the bodyroll, and that annoying bounce that the previous springs had.
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Next on the list is to get some new wheels. I'm pretty set on getting 17inch and have narrowed it down to 2.



ATM I'm almost 50-50, just wondering what peoples opinions are of the 2, and/or any suggestions on what may suit?

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Old 09-01-2010, 06:05 PM   #2
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Hey all.
I had my Lovells superlow springs fitted to my 96 BA Astina sedan today by my brother and his mates, while I was at work, saved me all the hassle... cheering!
Anyway I'm pretty happy with how the car handles now. I'd say they have successfully rid my car of about 50% of the bodyroll, and that annoying bounce that the previous springs had.
Um...
1. Springs bounce and the harder they are the more they bounce, shock absorbers/dampers control this bounce.
2. Body roll is controlled by sway bars, sure springs help a little but sway bars control sway.
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Old 09-01-2010, 06:12 PM   #3
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i prefer the first one

too many spokes makes it look "busy" to me
that said... my wheels have a heap of spokes lol
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Old 09-01-2010, 06:15 PM   #4
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i prefer the first one

too many spokes makes it look "busy" to me
that said... my wheels have a heap of spokes lol
I know what you mean, I did think that at first. Hmm.
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Old 09-01-2010, 06:31 PM   #5
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i reccon the 2nd ones with the red lip.
I was so close to buying them for my car before i got some 2nd hand ones .

lol still 50/50.
Good luck with witch ever u choose
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Old 09-01-2010, 06:43 PM   #6
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heres a quick photoshop to help you with your deciding looks alot better




i too wouldnt be able to decide between them
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Old 09-01-2010, 07:13 PM   #7
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well after michael0008 fotoshop the first 1 would be ideal but go to 18"s...much nicer
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Old 09-01-2010, 07:32 PM   #8
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Thanks Michael0008, that helps...

or does it?
Haha.
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Old 09-01-2010, 07:41 PM   #9
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is your car black? i personally think the black with chrome lip looks best on black cars. check out my worklog as i have a black sp20 and just got black with chrome lip 18"s. love them!
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Old 09-01-2010, 07:54 PM   #10
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The first ones
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Old 09-01-2010, 08:19 PM   #11
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is your car black? i personally think the black with chrome lip looks best on black cars. check out my worklog as i have a black sp20 and just got black with chrome lip 18"s. love them!
It's like a dark blue although Mazda calls it green.
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Old 09-01-2010, 08:21 PM   #12
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The first ones.
Hell that photoshopped pic even gives it MX6 four-wheel steer =P
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Old 09-01-2010, 08:48 PM   #13
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The first ones.
Hell that photoshopped pic even gives it MX6 four-wheel steer =P
hahahahah
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Old 10-01-2010, 08:12 AM   #14
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I say the first one with the chrome lip. The red line has nothing else on the car to go with it and all the spokes do make it look very busy.
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Old 10-01-2010, 08:41 AM   #15
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First ones. But I'd suggest 18s I regret buying 17s now. So I'll be off to buy another set of 18s in 6 months or so just to fill up the guards a little more. Use 70NYD's car as an example for 18s.
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