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Posted: Jan 13 2008, 03:58 AM
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TE37 on all my GTRs..looks the best, and handle good too
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Posted: Jan 13 2008, 09:55 AM
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my kinda tuner! nice taste bro!
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Posted: Jan 13 2008, 03:45 PM
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if some wheels are for rice/looks only, then does it mean that "these wheels" are simply on stock wheel configuration only differs on appearance? ^_^;
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  Posted: Jan 15 2008, 02:41 PM
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Hmm, I've been putting so much time into my Toyota HiAce. It currently has the following parts :

My HiAce
Color : White/Brown
Mod : Aero Set A
Rims : YOKOHAMA SUPER ADVAN (Racing Ver.2) red colourish
Hood : Carbon bonnet (black carbon hood)
Wing : GT wing (Basic)


I'll be getting a new dresspart soon. I was thinking to either upgrade it or downgrade it. These are the parts that I've got in mind :

Downgrade
VOLK Racing TE37
Lightweight wheel and very stiff
Recommended for big heavyweight cars

Upgrade
YOKOHAMA MOdel T5
Wheel that helps reduce car's weight, this wheel is lighter than stock wheels

Lowering the car's weight is always a good thing. Better acceleration and such, you know. Help me out on this one guys.



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Posted: Jan 15 2008, 03:27 PM
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how is the TE37 a downgrade for the HiAce?
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Posted: Jan 28 2008, 02:19 AM
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BUMP.

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The watanabe 8-spoke sure is good for accel, but i really find it too slippery.

any other alternative to the TE37?

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Posted: Jan 28 2008, 09:05 AM
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stock rims work well with most cars...
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Posted: Jan 28 2008, 04:38 PM
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a rim for aero set c R34 i got TCII its that a good one?
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Posted: Jan 29 2008, 07:13 PM
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i wouldnt really care how the wheels affect your car's performance. i just get whatever looks good xD, the most important thing is having a fully tuned car anyway.
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Posted: Jan 30 2008, 12:20 AM
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do rims really affect a car's handling that much? cause i've changed a few rims and haven't noticed much difference.
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Posted: Jan 30 2008, 05:13 PM
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Anyone have a decent idea on a good setup for the Z32?
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Posted: Jan 31 2008, 01:55 AM
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hey guys, i want good rims for my Supra (Jza80), can anyone recommend the best rims to use??

Thanks guys
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Posted: Jan 31 2008, 02:08 AM
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You know...the Enkei forged rims work pretty well for the S30... Perfect grip.

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Posted: Jan 31 2008, 01:38 PM
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damn remie i was using ur osaka time as a target and I can't get past 3.50.718! I'll take you on soon man!

well I just revived my S30 from MT1 so I'll use those enkei forged, tnx for the info

still need some advice on whats best for the Z32 though! anyone?
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Posted: Jan 31 2008, 01:40 PM
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QUOTE (brendanxp @ Today at 1:55 AM)
hey guys, i want good rims for my Supra (Jza80), can anyone recommend the best rims to use??

Thanks guys

Enkei NTO3+M worked pretty well when I was running the supra, but every driver is different. I was ok with em tho
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Posted: Feb 27 2008, 06:34 AM
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guys what about watanabe lightrims on r32? i just got it.
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Posted: Feb 28 2008, 02:07 AM
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wow..really thx alot..it helps me alot..=D

but 1-2 things..hmm..what is 'Ricer'? =/

and..

Is there any recommended rim for RX-7 FC3S? ^^

Current setting:

Aero Set A
Yoko RG II
3D GT wing


I planned to change to Aero Set C cos it look quite nice to me..><

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Posted: Feb 28 2008, 03:43 AM
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"Riced" - purely cosmetic-modified car, performance near or almost nothing is contributed.
"Ricer" - A person who rices/[i] their car or in terms of [i]ricer wheel just for looks, or eye candy. if there was REP points, then you would get +5 stars from these ricer gadgets
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Posted: Feb 28 2008, 12:28 PM
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Advan TC-II really really help my MR2's grip and acceleration on the harder turns compared to the other rims i used.

the Enkei Forged Evo rims work fine with my Z31 and JZ80

for my celsior and aristo... i just put whatever looks nice lol
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Posted: Feb 28 2008, 12:31 PM
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Advan TC-II really really help my MR2's grip and acceleration on the harder turns compared to the other rims i used.

the Enkei Forged Evo rims work fine with my Z31 and JZ80

for my celsior and aristo... i just put whatever looks nice lol

I used to use TCII for my MR2 too, but they understeered too much for me.

Try using Advan T6, the feedback is quite nice
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Posted: Feb 28 2008, 12:38 PM
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I used to use TCII for my MR2 too, but they understeered too much for me.

Try using Advan T6, the feedback is quite nice



hmm. thanks ill try those in my next upgrade (w00t)
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Posted: Mar 1 2008, 04:22 AM
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What? Teh Rays Blacklabel = Rice? I've been using it ever since. grippy, more control on turns, although I feel like my FD's heavier. So less accel? *is being killed by own rims*

I also tried Watanabe Cyclone before. More footwork? Hmm, it slides only when necessary, but your car seems really light. Didn't notice the accel with this one though.

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Posted: Mar 1 2008, 04:56 AM
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it slides? how much? like the 8 spoke?
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on the rim affecting thingy, well I do believe that it does have effect based on my experience. RS Watanabe 8-Spoke compared with Volks TE37. big difference. I don't know about the body kit and the bonnet, i don't feel any diff. actually, if its on the accel part, i can't tell the difference. but the handling of the car due to the rims? i feel it a lot.
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Posted: Mar 1 2008, 05:11 AM
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To me, wheels and other dressup parts except sticker and neon seem to make a quite a difference in handling.

There really is no "best" wheel, it's purely based on personal preference.

Some wheels grip, some wheels slide, some understeer alot, some are light, some are heavy.

Don't count on the guide, trying it yourself will be the best thing to do.

Sometimes some people will like using a certain wheel, but other people will hate it.

For example, many people like using the Rays 57F. I however hate using that wheel, it's unpredictable for me. My kind of wheel is Advan RG2 >=D
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Posted: Mar 1 2008, 05:12 AM
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Very minimal, though I find it rather hard to use for a lightweight car such as an FD. I actually did a good run using Cyclone especially on the red corners of Osaka, the only drawback I see from it is that you feel your car might fly off spinning because it's too light. I haven't matched it with heavier cars though so I really couldn't compare.

And yeah, the rims make a HUGE difference when I play as well. My turns really differ from rim to rim, the amount of turn with the sterring wheel needed to hug the wall during red turns also changes drastically.

I've been accustomed to Blacklabel but I'm very much willing to change rims if it's only slowing me down, lol.
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