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      07-05-2007, 06:34 PM   #1
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Opinion needed on new shoes

Im looking to change out my stock shoes on my car. Here're two options:

1) HRE C20


2) BBS LM

Let me hear some comment/advice. Also, which vendor is best for the two above wheels? TIA.
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      07-05-2007, 11:25 PM   #2
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I would go with the BBS's, I'm just not a big fan of HRE, they look nice, but they're heavy, and are banned from some tracks for a reason.

The LM's are a classic wheel and will never go out of style. On top of that, they're lighter and stronger.

As far as where to get them, give it time, I'm sure some vendors will chime in here pretty soon.
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I thought the C20’s were extremely light. I contacted HRE and they said the 19” wheel is around 21 pounds. That seems like a nice weight, based that the stock is 7/8 pounds more and a smaller diameter.

Why are HRE’s wheels banned from tracks?
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I thought the C20’s were extremely light. I contacted HRE and they said the 19” wheel is around 21 pounds. That seems like a nice weight, based that the stock is 7/8 pounds more and a smaller diameter.

Why are HRE’s wheels banned from tracks?
A 19x7 maybe, I'd be very suprised if a 19x9+ actualy weighs 21lbs. I know the "C" series is HRE's competition line, but 21lbs just seems too light for any HRE wheel. I could be wrong though

They're not banned from all tracks, just some, they've had a habbit of separating at high speeds.
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      07-06-2007, 06:19 AM   #7
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Mod for yourself, no one else. Choose what you like.

IMO. BBS is probably the most hyped wheel ever...but yes they are badass.

the HREs are nice as well..and are still bad ass.

For the amount of money you're going to spend, why not get something more exclusive? Something ultra rare, something that you're not going to see everyday?...seperate yourself from the crowd so to speak.

I can get you anything you want. Just PM me.
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