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post #21 of 50 (permalink) Old 12-26-2012, 12:13 PM Thread Starter
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Those are really nice. They would really really look good on the red. i might be willing throw in 800, and you also. We need 700 more from somone else and we all get a set.
Lol. If I did that, I'd tell him I have some other people interested, but they wouldn't be picking them up with me, and you'd need them shipped too. He's willing to take offers on the 3 set, so we could go $2250 and get them all for $750 :P

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I say go for it. I agree with Slate that they are worth a grand especially with new tires. A guy in toronto has a set PC'd black with used tires (no idea how much tread left) and he wants a grand.


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Alrighty I was talking about them this morning with my dad and he was like, "It's not a good time right now" as if my parents would pay for them o.O I'm sure it'd be a yes if I said I was paying. And if not, I'll be convincing :P

Edit: Apparently there would be some issues?? Something about my speedometer and the wall on the tire. And that if I hit something the rim would be damaged? (but wouldn't any rim?) And that the car wouldn't ride as smooth? Ew, problems. Would that actually happen?

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What are the tire specs? I'm assuming they are 225/40/18 which in that case the ride would be a little more harsh but not much. Your speedo will read fine. Stock is 215/50/17.
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You can have a larger diameter wheel with lower profile tires, but with the same overall diameter of the tires as yours.. then there wouldn't be any issue with the speedo. You'd have to compare the measurements of both tires.. but even so, it would be minimal I'd think. Lower profile tires have less distance between the rim and the road.. so technically, yes, they are technically easier to damage and also give a slightly harsher ride.

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So if I left the tires that are on them on, it would affect the speedometer slightly, but not much? And the ride wouldn't be affected because they aren't low profile? Or would they still be? Is there any way to correct the speedometer thing?

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The speedo should read fine. The ride will be a little more harsh as there is less sidewall on the tires to absorb bumps in the road.


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So basically, as long as I'm not an idiot, the rims won't get damaged, and since the roads here suck anyway and our rides are always bumpy, it really won't affect the ride.

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Lol well there ya go....


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Saw this: http://forum.mazda6club.com/wheels-t...ls-mazda6.html

Am I going to need spacers for the 2013s?

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