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      12-06-2012, 09:52 AM   #1
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New (to me) HRE Wheels & GC Sleeve-Over Kit

Not great photos, but will have some better ones soon. Originally had 19" Volk TE37SL's on stock ZCP suspension and the car was way too twitchy and high. I bought a brand new KW Sleeve Kit and sold it brand new and instantly regretted it, so the hunt was on for another affordable suspension setup for a moderate drop.

I picked up the Ground Control sleeve kit from a forum member here and shipped it to VS Motorsports. (at a great price too) In the meantime, another local forum member was selling his HRE R43's, so I said, why not. After driving Mark's car, which happened to be at VS for some work, which also rides on 18's, lowered, I knew I had to ditch the Volk 19's...

This feels great in the city with only a slightly reduced ride quality. Wheels and car are filthy in the pics... Will have the car washed and some proper photos taken perhaps tomorrow around the city...

Overall, the ride on 18's with a 35 series tire is a drastic improvement over the 19's on a 30 series. Feels like a new car. Very satisfied customer.

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      12-06-2012, 09:54 AM   #2
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Wheels look great! Good choice sir!
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      12-06-2012, 10:11 AM   #3
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id be interested to try driving my car on 18s. I love the 19s though but would never go bigger. glad youre happy with your car!

p.s. i think i have the same jack!
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      12-06-2012, 10:43 AM   #4
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Great choice man looks fantastic.

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True story lol.
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      12-06-2012, 10:43 AM   #5
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look great!
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      12-06-2012, 11:31 AM   #6
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Nice wheels!
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      12-06-2012, 11:33 AM   #7
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lookin good Chris!

Are you going to store the car for winter or drive it?
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      12-06-2012, 11:35 AM   #8
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They look even better in person...Great Move!
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      12-06-2012, 11:58 AM   #9
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looks good chris! finally!
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      12-06-2012, 12:00 PM   #10
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Chris the car looks great!
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      12-06-2012, 12:00 PM   #11
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Really nice
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      12-06-2012, 12:26 PM   #12
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Looks amazing Chris! But you already know that.
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      12-06-2012, 04:59 PM   #13
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Wheels look great! Good choice sir!
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Looks awesome! Everybody needs some HRE's in their life!
Thanks guys! Means a lot coming from 2 guys with such great taste of their own.

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id be interested to try driving my car on 18s. I love the 19s though but would never go bigger. glad youre happy with your car!

p.s. i think i have the same jack!
i was nervous they would look small (and they do), but you get used to it...

i got that jack from that shithole tool store...

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True story lol.
thanks!

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look great!
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Nice wheels!
I got them for a steal. Thanks...

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lookin good Chris!

Are you going to store the car for winter or drive it?
Thanks! I am going to mount my snow tires up soon and drive when weather permits. If there is heavy snow, I will drive my 99 Tahoe Sport. DOG TRUCK!

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They look even better in person...Great Move!
Werd...

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looks good chris! finally!
Finally... unreal. Now I just need some tires with some tread left on them...

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Chris the car looks great!
Thanks for everything VS. This car definitely needed some sorting and you guys pulled it off beautifully.

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Really nice
Thanks man. Means a lot coming from a heavy hitter like yourself.

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Looks amazing Chris! But you already know that.
Clearly. Thanks!

Man, thanks for all the love, can't wait to get some GOOD pictures taken, and to start planning the next phase... this time performance based, not cosmetic!
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      12-06-2012, 05:02 PM   #14
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#winning

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      12-06-2012, 05:14 PM   #15
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      12-06-2012, 05:58 PM   #16
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Awesome wheels, however, I'm a bit biased...I have a set of R40 with the same finish, and a set of R43 with a textured Charcoal finish
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      12-06-2012, 06:20 PM   #17
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Looks great man!! If 30 was tough then don't ever try riding on 25 series. Haha. Not very comfortable. I am thinking of going to 19's also.
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      12-06-2012, 08:17 PM   #18
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Looks great!
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      12-06-2012, 08:26 PM   #19
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Very tasteful e92! Is it dropped in the pics?
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Wheels look good. Congrats.

I like how you say the car is filthy. The beauty of SG is that you really can't tell.
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      12-06-2012, 08:36 PM   #21
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Looks good bro!
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