Time for new Rims for the slammed ass neon

Discussion in 'Wheels, Tires, Suspensions & Brakes' started by Mains, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. Mains

    Mains Pobody's Nerfect Staff Member

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    So during my time laid up, and doped up on prescription narcotics I got an idea. Tossing the 18x8.5s with a 40 offset and getting me some 19x8.5s with a 35 offset for the neon. With some issues we had this weekend with the tire and rim clearing the front coilover it solidified my decision to move on to a 19" rim

    My reasoning for this move is:
    • When I look at the car all pretty and ready for people to drool at I see too much tire and too little wheel
    • When I look at the car I notice that regardless of if I went with a 17" rim or 18" it is just a smidge off of following the radius of the wheel well.
    I plan on keeping the same general look cause I think it is OUTSTANDING, but the rim just looks too small for when I want to show off a bit.

    How do you feel about that?
     
  2. 1bad4dr

    1bad4dr Mr. Meany

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    Mains Pobody's Nerfect Staff Member

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    hahahaha DIAF
     
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    nevinsrt Getaway driver for hire

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    do it!!
     
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    1bad4dr Mr. Meany

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    I know what you mean about the wheel well. More so the front, its the shape of it that makes you think you need a bigger rim. You can always slam the car more and get a low pro tire... Shine it up and you're golden.

    I honestly think 17's are the biggest wheels taht should be on a Neon, but then again I am more into the function over looks.
     
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    Mains Pobody's Nerfect Staff Member

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    believe me there will be a set of 16's in the garage with nice tires on them for the function part ;)
     
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    Should look good, I do like my meat on mine though. Decide on what wheel you goin with?
     
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    you know how i feel about this...
     
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    Mains Pobody's Nerfect Staff Member

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    I know the look I want, but I am working with some companies now, one of which could be a first for the manufacturer.
     
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    Please do not get chrome 19's with a flashy design!!! hahaha
     
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    Well at least with those big ass wheels I won't have to worry about you being faster than me. :grin:
     
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    he's gonna be faster than you :ronlove:
     
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    Mains Pobody's Nerfect Staff Member

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    yeah I am... :D
     
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    loxmith Recovering Post Whore...

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    I hope you don't plan on too much driving with the 19's on, or that your roads are better than the roads around here. I know there have been times when I wish I was back on 17's when I discover those potholes I failed to see. I'm sure if I had any narrower of a tire profile my rims would be...:rip:
     
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    Mains Pobody's Nerfect Staff Member

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    Oh I know man, on my 18s I feel everything... The neon is a weekend duty machine now... so to have look over comfort is expected.

    but it will still be powerful for the track hence the second set of rims.... :D
     
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    1bad4dr Mr. Meany

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    Roads are not that bad. Remember, I roll on 22's. haha Just have to watch those pesky railroad crossings...
     
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    shhhhhh


    I am hoping that the more money he spends on show the less he has for go. :p
     
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    Mains Pobody's Nerfect Staff Member

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    the show comes out of pocket money... (ie my regular spending cash)

    The go has a savings account ;)
     
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    Hahaha very nice. :D