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Old 07-27-2012, 05:00 PM   #1
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I gotta buy wheels now. Narrowed down to 2:

Rota Grid Hyper black
Rota Torque Hyper black


Both would be in 17x7.5 on a WRB bugeye.

I've google imaged a bunch from both and are both same price. I just can't make up my mind. Suggestions?

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Old 07-27-2012, 05:06 PM   #2
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oh no competition, Grids. both look good, get the grids in metallic gray, looks good on wrb. However in the end its all up to you, ive always liekd thicker spoked rims

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Old 07-27-2012, 05:08 PM   #3
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Old 07-27-2012, 05:11 PM   #4
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Leaning towards Grids but my only concern is they wouldn't look as good in a 17" rather tan 18" wheel.
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Old 07-27-2012, 06:18 PM   #5
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I tried ordering the Grids in hyper black but the place emailed me and said they were out of stock. I found this size on another website but the colors listed are black, black w/polished lip, bronze, gunmetal, gunmetal w/polished lip, grey, grey w/polished lip, sports bronze, and white. No hyper black...unless the gunmetal is really hyper black.
They seem to be next to impossible to find. Please give me a heads up if you see them.

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Old 07-28-2012, 06:24 AM   #6
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17x8 with a 225/45 or 235/40 would be better
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Old 07-28-2012, 08:50 AM   #7
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17x8 with a 225/45 or 235/40 would be better
Lookwise or performance-wise? The only problem is that they only seem to make that size Rota grids in royal bronze. That and I would also need new tires being that my current ones are 17/215/45.
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Old 07-28-2012, 09:00 AM   #8
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if you want either of those wheels to look like they do in the pictures you posted you're going to need to re-evaluate your sizing
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Old 07-28-2012, 09:21 AM   #9
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if you want either of those wheels to look like they do in the pictures you posted you're going to need to re-evaluate your sizing
You mean going to 18? I really would like to stay at 17 and possibly go a bit wider for weight sake. Maybe I'll just have to get new tires anyway. I see a lot of 17x9 grids out there...
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Old 07-28-2012, 09:28 PM   #10
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from what I read you were going to go 17x7.5. both of those sets of wheels are at least 9in wide maybe even 9.5 and they both have a lower offset, somewhere under 35 I would imagine
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17x7.5 will essentially have no concavity to it. As subarutah said the pics you posted are atleast 9 inch wide wheels, so they are not going to look nearly as nice (subjectively).
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Old 07-28-2012, 09:32 PM   #12
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id skip the rotas and get a rpf1 or a fno1rc in 17x8 and be done with it
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Old 07-29-2012, 10:10 AM   #13
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if you're going enkei's i'd go Nt03+m's

RPF1's are so so so played out
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