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    Posted: 10-Feb-2008 at 22:04
Originally posted by doubleu8

How about some 19" Mandrus Emil's?
For Sale at a very discounted rate.


How much are we talking? Those look like they might cause rubbing problems once lowered...
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  Quote doubleu8 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11-Feb-2008 at 12:44
You're right, they may cause a problem when lowered.     
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  Quote lamerde Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11-Feb-2008 at 17:13
I'll post some pics when my car is done:

I'm going the H&R Sport / Bilstein Sport route that will lower the car by 1-1.2" or so. I have 235 series tires mounted on BBS RC 18x8 ET38 rims.



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  Quote BlueSteW8 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11-Feb-2008 at 21:29
I like the Flik Lex, as they are close to the BBS VZ.
The Phoenix are nice as well - basically a seven spoke 17" version of the Atlanta.
They make a replica of the Phoeninx, I think.
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  Quote SirRangeALot Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12-Feb-2008 at 04:07
Originally posted by BlueSteW8

The Phoenix are nice as well - basically a seven spoke 17" version of the Atlanta.
They make a replica of the Phoeninx, I think.


Yeah, that's why I'm holding back from the Phoenix...they're basically 17" Atlantas. If I'm spending the money I want something different...
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  Quote rustybronco Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12-Feb-2008 at 12:17
I noticed the Phoenix wheels are only 7" wide. Is it OK to run a 225 tire on that width? All of the 17" after market wheels I saw on tirerack are 7.5" wide.
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  Quote SirRangeALot Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12-Feb-2008 at 12:35
Originally posted by rustybronco

I noticed the Phoenix wheels are only 7" wide. Is it OK to run a 225 tire on that width? All of the 17" after market wheels I saw on tirerack are 7.5" wide.


I don't see why not...225 would be fine. I was going to go from 215 to 225 on my Atlantas as soon as I use up my existing tires.
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  Quote JimmyPringles Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12-Feb-2008 at 14:57
Originally posted by doubleu8

How about some 19" Mandrus Emil's?
For Sale at a very discounted rate.


Are these your wheels, and are you looking to sell? I may be interested. Thanks.
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  Quote SirRangeALot Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12-Feb-2008 at 20:26
Does anyone know the offset of the RS4 reps? These might be my wheels if they'd fit:

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  Quote rustybronco Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12-Feb-2008 at 21:58
I like the Phoenix wheels a lot... though like someone mentioned above, hard to justify the money for wheels that look the same but are just 1" bigger.

I've seen several different sizes of RS4 reps out there, but I think the Hartman B7 RS4 - 242 HC reps would fit. ET +35 and supposedly extra clearance to fit larger brake calipers.
I've been a little leery of reproduction wheels, really all wheels in general that are not forged. I don't want to spend money on wheels that will just end up getting bent.
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