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      10-27-2006, 12:48 AM   #1
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Help me chose btw 2 wheels.

#1
http://www.wheelmax.com/product.asp?...9.5&Prod2P=234

AZA Z-8
F: 18x8.5; 40mm offset; 23 lbs; Lip: 2 in
R: 18x9.5; 45mm offset; 24 lbs; Lip: 3 in
$1400 = HANKOOK Ventus Sport K104 (F: 235/40Z18; R: 265/35Z18) wheels, mounting, balancing, tires, and S/H


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http://www.need4speedmotors.com/inde...ROD&ProdID=237

Stern ST-1 "The Beast"
F: 18x8.5; 38mm offset; 26 lbs; Lip: 2 1/4 in
R: 18x9.5; 46mm offset; 28 lbs; Lip: 3 1/4 in
$1699 = FALKEN 512 A/S (F: 235/40Z18; R: 265/35Z18) wheels, mounting, balancing, tires, and S/H
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      10-27-2006, 01:03 AM   #2
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Out of those 2, I would pick #1.
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      10-27-2006, 01:04 AM   #3
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I kinda like #2 better...reminds me of the PIAA wheels
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      10-27-2006, 01:07 AM   #4
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NOT the #1 for sure, bad look on a BMW ...
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