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Old 01-23-2007, 02:53 PM   #21
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cool deal!! They look pretty sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet!

So will they affect the accuracy of your speedometer in any way?
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Speedo is off 1mph at 60 and at 80mph the speedo will say 78mph.
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Speedo is off 1mph at 60 and at 80mph the speedo will say 78mph.
For me, that'* tolerable.

Now tell us how bad it is at 110!
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The stock wheel is 26.6" and the new wheels are 27.2." The speedo will be slow by 2.1% to be exact. At 110 my speedo should say 107.

2 more days!!

Here'* the color version:

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Eh, chrome = less performance, and i'm not sure i would like those wheels on that car.

You're not really doing it, but some ppl like a certain wheel, and think it looks good on ANY car.
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I wasn't sure at first either if they'd look good. The test-fit w/ Bill'* made me feel better. And I think once they are on for a while I would like it even more. And they are definitely heavier than my crosslacce for sure (with tires they weigh 45 -50lbs FWIW), but I'm not out to break any records with this car. The 5-spoke 00+ chromes that are on JWikoff'* car probably suit this body style better, but I like these too.

Some rims don't mix and match as you say though.
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I've heard nothing but compliments when wearing the swoopies. Everyone seems to love them. (Guard them Pete) I'm not sure about how they'll look on that Canadian color...but they work well with black.

As for weight... my car ran 14.5 on those puppies when I was in Oregon..
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The overall weight of each rim/tire shouldn't be too much more anyway. So if I was thinking of competing in the 1/4, I wouldn't be worried. Overall I'd probably only gain 30 lbs by switching rims/tires. That'* a complete guess of course.

Chrome looks great on light colored cars, beige being one of them.
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one more freaking day
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One more day and I'm as nervous as Hans was waiting for his car. There have been no updates on the tracking since Saturday when they left St. Paul, MN at 5:55am. I guess they're coming straight to CT without stopping. I'll be watching FedEx all night. I memorized all four 15-digit tracking numbers. lol

I hope they are still mint when they get here!
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