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WHEELS: WedsSport SA55M 18x9 +36
COLOR: Matte Grey Machining
WEIGHT: Approx. 19 lbs.
TIRES: Bridgestone Potenza RE11 235/40 R18.
LUGS: WedsSport Racing Lug Nuts, blue, openended.

SA55M « Weds Wheels North America

SUSPENSION: H&R springs and Koni Yellows.

I've rolled the rears flat and there is a small pull. I have slight rubbing when I hit a tall bump.

Time for wheel pornz!!!














 

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One of the wheels I have always wanted are these. Very nice. Lower it another half inch to an inch!

I eventually want to get on H&R coils, but I've spent all my fun money on the tires. I'm going to have to wait till my next job to see if I can get away with buying them.
 

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Waiting for @pdc001 to make an offer in 3, 2, 1...

Looks good Mike. To get around the rear rubbing you may have to shave fender and put the LCA in using toe links, like we spoke about before. Taller sidewall tire looks good too.
 

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They were different specs, but one of the local club guys who came to a coffee and cars meet today had these on his gen1 ms3 and they looked really nice in person. I hadn't actually seen these in person before. The spoke design is really attractive in real life...especially the sides of the spokes.

Again, great choice!
 

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I've been getting small amounts of rubbing on tall bumps or whenever I have people in the back seat, even after rolling the fenders flat and having a slight pull. More pull and more camber would probably fix my issue, but I'm not a fan of either of those options. I noticed that the fronts have been rubbing the fender liner, but not hard enough to mark up the tires. I'll leave that alone for now. As for the rears, I went in and ground down where the tire was rubbing and cut even more of the tabs. It's not the prettiest solution, but hopefully this will lessen the rubbing. Here's what the tabs look like now:

Rear Passenger's Side:


Rear Driver's Side:
 

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11/10 - would trade mine for yours.



(justsaying!)



What's on your list for the next set?!

You know, I really liked my Rays RE30s, 18x7.5 +50. They're on my CX5 and I want them again. This time in 18x9 or some TE37s. Both in dark gold. I'm just don't know how I'm going to get them to fit without more camber or pulling.
 

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You know, I really liked my Rays RE30s, 18x7.5 +50. They're on my CX5 and I want them again. This time in 18x9 or some TE37s. Both in dark gold. I'm just don't know how I'm going to get them to fit without more camber or pulling.
I'm looking forward to seeing how you make either one of those wheels fit. Both of those wheels are in my 'wish list' category for wheels.

You've got good taste.
 
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