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    Default New 18" alloys :)

    Managed to get these off Ebay for £250.

    The guy was very reluctant to let them go haha.

    they need balancing but otherwise, very pleased with them.

    Apologies for not cleaning the car first but you can see it too much.:P







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    great effort for that price mate! Lower it a touch and that'll look spot on.

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    not my cuppa tea..but looks good mate

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    i used to have those on my mgzr. 17s tho. dont think they suit the car that well. but every1 got their own taste

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    great price m8, but not my cup of coffee, dont quite look right to me

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    Quote Originally Posted by glynn View Post
    great price m8, but not my cup of coffee, dont quite look right to me
    Probably because the profile of the tyres is wrong. They're 245/45/18 on the front and 255/45 on the back and they should be 40's or 35's iirc. Figured i wouldnt chuck a decent set of tyres out to get the profile right and just change them when They wear out.

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    You need to get them ginger indicator lenses swapped over aswell mate!

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    Quote Originally Posted by keith1983 View Post
    You need to get them ginger indicator lenses swapped over aswell mate!
    Thats my next job

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    look good m8 see your in greenford i work out off royal mail in greenfod

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    Quote Originally Posted by mickydoos View Post
    Probably because the profile of the tyres is wrong. They're 245/45/18 on the front and 255/45 on the back and they should be 40's or 35's iirc. Figured i wouldnt chuck a decent set of tyres out to get the profile right and just change them when They wear out.

    nothing wrong with 45 profiles m8, i run on 45's and find then more softer than 40's, 35 will be to harsh on the roads, well thats my apinion,

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