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    Default My New Wheels

    Almost brand new with no marks at all.

    They also sold me the tyres which had been used on them. Exceleras for £120 (quoted earlier today £69:95 each for the same tyres) for all 4 they said they had a 5/6mm on but ive just checked and they have 7/7.5 mm on (How much tread is on a normal tyre? Im guessing 8mm) and fitted them so all in it cost me £375

    Slight vibration at 80 but other than that fine (Is this fixable?)
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    They look very nice mate. I would say though that it needs to be lowered a bit. Looks much better though.

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    Nice wheels mate - your vibration sounds like a wheel balancing problem TBH...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Robbie69 View Post
    They look very nice mate. I would say though that it needs to be lowered a bit. Looks much better though.
    Lowering is on the cards. I was thinking of lowering 45 and 40 or 40 and 35 but I will poll it closer to the time

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    Look ok to to me s to the new wheels .................

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    Quote Originally Posted by JSYSH466Y View Post
    Lowering is on the cards. I was thinking of lowering 45 and 40 or 40 and 35 but I will poll it closer to the time
    I'm not taking anything away from it, it looks great mate, just saying it would look even better lower. Good work though and great price.

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    they look good m8, the wheels could be checked for balancing issues....I can have a bash at lowering it for you if you want

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    I know I wasnt taking it the wrong way. Great minds think alike and Ive wanted it lowering for ages but I posted ages ago what the best order was to do things in and alloys came first then lowering so that is the next step I think but need to save some pennies so I can get the Bilsteins and Eibachs

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    Good man, go and see morphun if he's offering to help, just take some biscuits!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Morephun View Post
    I can have a bash at lowering it for you if you want
    That would be cool if ya wanna have a go my address is .... lol just kidding

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