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Old 03-14-2012, 01:24 PM
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yeeeaaaahhhh

RPF1 :WIN:

17x9 RPF1 in black is the only other set of rims that I wanted on my car.
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Old 03-14-2012, 10:19 PM
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yeeeaaaahhhh

RPF1 :WIN:

17x9 RPF1 in black is the only other set of rims that I wanted on my car.
No brainer for price, weight and looks.
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Old 03-17-2012, 11:16 PM
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What size tire?

Which looks the best to ya'll? Im going with BFG G-Force Sport Comp 2s, and leaning on 235s.

235/40










245/40








255/40





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Old 03-17-2012, 11:34 PM
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wow Marble i love them all any would do for me
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Old 03-17-2012, 11:35 PM
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BTW i never liked MX5's but yours i like and the Lids are super hot love the mean look
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Old 03-17-2012, 11:37 PM
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^^ Thanks man.
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Old 03-17-2012, 11:42 PM
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Old 03-17-2012, 11:43 PM
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255/40
Go big or go home?
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Old 03-18-2012, 09:27 AM
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Old 03-18-2012, 10:03 AM
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Looks like there's another Miata in the horizon...After giving up his '99, he's got the itch again and has been harassing the crap out of me to get him a Miata...My brother, that is. He's got his eyes set on an '02 that he wants me to speak to the owner today to try and make a deal for him...

This was the '99




This was when it was stock

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Old 03-18-2012, 11:11 AM
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I figured you guys would like the 235s better.
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Old 03-18-2012, 11:26 AM
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I figured you guys would like the 235s better.
235s look good too, I just like the beast mode look of the 255s. Just not the 245s they just don't look right to me
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Old 03-18-2012, 11:43 AM
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The 245 is less than $10 cheaper than the 255 as well...so it doesnt really make a whole lot of sense.

I like how low I'd be able to stay with the 235s. Plus the amount of rolling to get the 255s in there is pretty significant.
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Old 03-18-2012, 01:29 PM
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Go big or go home?
Yep. That and you asked which looked best .
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Old 03-18-2012, 01:42 PM
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I like 235s the most
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Old 03-18-2012, 02:44 PM
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Not sure if I missed it, but whats the wheel fitment?
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235s.

More MX-5 porn please.
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Old 03-18-2012, 06:10 PM
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Stock Wheel Fitment - 17x7 +55.

All of the RPF1s posted above, and the ones I've got, are 17x9 +45, all four corners.
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Old 03-18-2012, 06:25 PM
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Old 03-18-2012, 06:56 PM
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Originally Posted by MarbleGT View Post
Stock Wheel Fitment - 17x7 +55.

All of the RPF1s posted above, and the ones I've got, are 17x9 +45, all four corners.
255. Make it fit
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Old 03-18-2012, 08:17 PM
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Dammit. Ya'll are going to make me do something stupid.
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Old 03-18-2012, 08:24 PM
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I was hesitant to post this, because it is 255s....but damn. This car is beyond hot.









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I personally wouldn't go wider than 235 for this car to drive on the street. Anything wider would be overkill.
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Old 03-19-2012, 09:38 AM
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Thats kinda what I'm thinking.

235s on a 9" wide rim is substantially bigger than a 215 on a 7".
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Old 03-19-2012, 12:18 PM
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If not the 255s, go with the 245s.
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Old 03-19-2012, 12:50 PM
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I hope you don't mind if I steal your idea with the windshield. Also thinking about blacking out the mirrors.

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Old 03-19-2012, 01:01 PM
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Of course not!

I plastidipped mine and it was super easy.

The newest Special Edition has black mirrors...it looks uber-hot. First car I've seen since 2008 that I've actually debated trading up for.

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Old 03-19-2012, 01:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Shoofin View Post
I personally wouldn't go wider than 235 for this car to drive on the street. Anything wider would be overkill.
Agreed...


Originally Posted by MarbleGT View Post
Of course not!

I plastidipped mine and it was super easy.

The newest Special Edition has black mirrors...it looks uber-hot. First car I've seen since 2008 that I've actually debated trading up for.
Yours is awesome and you've put so much into it. Don't trade up... just buy the S/E mirrors and you'll get the same look
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Old 03-19-2012, 02:43 PM
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Agreed...


Yours is awesome and you've put so much into it. Don't trade up... just buy the S/E mirrors and you'll get the same look
I have that brown top that doesn't go with anything

I just like the black wheels and top, the mirrors are kinda silly.
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Old 03-20-2012, 09:21 AM
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More 235s, lowered to about where I'll be lowered.

The BFGs run slightly wider than the Star Specs.





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I say 235.
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Old 03-20-2012, 09:58 AM
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BFGs definitely run wider. My 225 BFG vs 225 Falkens were almost 3/8in wider. I say one of the main things depends on how low you are going to go with them.
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BFGs definitely run wider. My 225 BFG vs 225 Falkens were almost 3/8in wider. I say one of the main things depends on how low you are going to go with them.
I don't want to raise it much from where I'm at. I don't want the tires to be tucked, but want the tire to be as flush as possible with the fenders.

I've heard that the 255s may snag the inner fender, but I've got a friend that runs 285s with no such issue, so I dont know.

As much as I want the most giant tires I can get, I need a little practicality since it is my daily.
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Old 03-22-2012, 09:21 AM
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Fenders getting rolled on Saturday.

235/40 BFGs ordered today.

Black Gorilla lugs will be here tomorrow.





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Old 03-22-2012, 10:52 AM
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Lugs came in!
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