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      03-20-2010, 07:56 PM   #1
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Bronze TE37s in 19" on car

First of I apologize for everyone waiting for photos. I just haven't had the chance until recently to get the photos done. Also, please excuse the fact the car needs to washed. The car is on stock suspension and needs to be lowered. Centercaps should be arriving soon.

Tires: Yokohama Inovas 275/30-19, 295/30-19










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      03-20-2010, 08:07 PM   #2
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I like the bronze it is darker and more subdued than straight up gold rims like they have on stock STIs. Looks good!
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      03-20-2010, 08:13 PM   #3
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Looks GREAT
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      03-20-2010, 08:50 PM   #4
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FINALLY!!! Drop that machine and it'll look even better. Keep us posted after you drop it if you experience any rubbing. I plan on going 275 30 19 up front and I'm lowered on Eibachs. But I don't have wheels yet though
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Now you just need to wash your car
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      03-20-2010, 08:57 PM   #6
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Thanks for all the compliments. What is the consensus the best method for lowering? I want something not too aggressive and to keep the ride quality as close to stock as possible. I am leaning towards Eibach springs. I don't want coilovers.

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      03-20-2010, 09:02 PM   #7
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Looks great, when it's lowered it will look SICK.
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Thanks for all the compliments. What is the consensus the best method for lowering? I want something not too aggressive and to keep the ride quality as close to stock as possible. I am leaning towards Eibach springs. I don't want coilovers.
For what you are looking for, I'd say Eibach. It won't break the bank either.
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+1 on lowering! Looks good and love the concave design, but the last photo looks like the front set may end up rubbing when dropped... gl and keep us updated!
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      03-20-2010, 10:54 PM   #10
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The wheels look great on the car, lower it and the car will look AMAZING!
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      03-20-2010, 11:28 PM   #11
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congrats!! sick wheel/tire combo
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Very noice! These are gonna get rare as Rays just dropped the production of 5x120 bolt pattern TE37
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      03-21-2010, 01:07 AM   #13
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I used 265/35/19 in the front for a lesser gap and with no plans to lower the car, looks good

also center caps gives it a nice touch
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      03-21-2010, 09:51 AM   #14
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Hi Jon, the finish is , has spacers in the rear part. I think 305 said the move touched, I took 305 with et 25 and 11 inches and have no problem of friction.

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looks good. did you use any spacers or anything to be able to go with a 275/295 setup??

i am picking up a set of these in a few days from a member here and they have a 265/285 set up on there now but when i need new tires i would like to use the set up you have. just want to know if i need spacers to do that

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      03-21-2010, 06:52 PM   #16
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looks good. did you use any spacers or anything to be able to go with a 275/295 setup??

i am picking up a set of these in a few days from a member here and they have a 265/285 set up on there now but when i need new tires i would like to use the set up you have. just want to know if i need spacers to do that

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No spacers used. As mentioned, there is the chance of some rubbing when I lower it.
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      05-01-2010, 12:14 PM   #17
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What are the offsets for both front and rear Wheels? They both look like they are very close to the fenders. How is the grip and cornering compared with the original Michelin tires?
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      05-01-2010, 10:04 PM   #18
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Those wheels are sweet but I think bronze works best on black and white cars. Not really feeling the bronze on blue. Matte black would have looked better IMO.
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Very sick!!!
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It looks good. I've always liked the contrast between bronze and blue. What are the spec on the wheels?
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Updates on lowering/rubbing?
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      05-09-2010, 07:46 PM   #22
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Wheel specs are 19x9.5 +22 front, 19x10.5 +22 rear

I have not lowered the car yet, but likely will use Eibachs when I do. I now have centercaps fitted. As for rubbing, I have not noticed any problems with the fenders, but do get some rubbing with the fender liners when turning the wheel to high angles. As for performance, it seems to be improved, but that may simply be from the Advan tires being a softer compound.
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