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#1 Old 07-09-2008, 08:45 PM
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is anybody running wire wheels

hey i was wondering if anybody was running wire wheels and if which ones and if they have any problems with offset

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Re: is anybody running wire wheels

Wire Wheels??? Why would you want to run wire wheels????

J/K L'D...I think it would look sick!! I know what your going for and I like the way your thinking!

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Re: is anybody running wire wheels

i appreciate it man
shoot right now im just wanting to hear if im getting a new box or not
hopefully should know by friday though
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Re: is anybody running wire wheels

theres a guy on myspace named orale that has sum black 18" wire wheels, im not sure if he's on here though

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Re: is anybody running wire wheels

hahaha..everytime this subject comes up...the first post is "why would you want to run wires?" lol...anyways.. My friend has ran 15" and 13" wires on his box. The 15" were for front wheel drive cars, but they have a pretty high offset. For some reason wires never post their offsets, they're always advertised as "front wheel, rear wheel, or reversed offset". Do a search and more info will come up. The bar on the top of the front calipers had to be cut off for them to fit. You could also grind it down till it fits too. The rears fit fine without any modification. The 13" wires he had were reverse offset and they stuck out like crazy. probably had 6"-7" of poke at least. They work...just need to do some grinding or find spacers that work with adapters. I've seen them out there before.

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Re: is anybody running wire wheels

talk about kurt, mike!!!
did he ever sold his wire wheels??? thought he was selling that before.
oh, and can you remind him about the curtain?? we need to meet up soon, thanks!
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Re: is anybody running wire wheels

yeah that's him! He sold the 13's, but still has the 15's. we had to put his stock suspension back on cause his ebay coilovers popped a rear spring. The thing went flying out when he was driving and the fender was sitting on the tire lol.... after that the 13's were to small for stock height.

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Re: is anybody running wire wheels

One pic in this thread: http://www.clubxb.com/forums/f24/18-wires-20647.html

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Re: is anybody running wire wheels

Being I live in the city of San Fernando, there's alot of low rider types in the area. Just so happens there's a PW on wires just around the corner from me. Will post a picture of it the next time I'm in the area.
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Re: is anybody running wire wheels

Heres a couple pics of one:





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Re: is anybody running wire wheels

what... nobody mentioned Jerry from scion image here???



Jerry's so sick on wire wheels that **** looks good...

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Re: is anybody running wire wheels

Sick xB! Those 20" wheels?
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Re: is anybody running wire wheels

wire spokes are crazy! i love it.



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Re: is anybody running wire wheels

Daytons FTW!!!!

Love these direct bolt wires - eliminates the worry and problem of knock offs. And Dayton does have em in 4 lug! BTW I will envy you like crazy if you get some Daytons!



I don't know about the offset issue, but their catalog does have "backspace" listed in inches.
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Re: is anybody running wire wheels

well 2 of my wheels i have on the car right now are torn up from the wreck so idk i might
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Re: is anybody running wire wheels

i wanna get some gold ones sooo bad. with a chrome lip : )
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I love that red one... i have a wallpaper of it LOL

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Re: is anybody running wire wheels

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Love these direct bolt wires - eliminates the worry and problem of knock offs. And Dayton does have em in 4 lug! BTW I will envy you like crazy if you get some Daytons!



I don't know about the offset issue, but their catalog does have "backspace" listed in inches.
I called Dayton about 2 years ago asking about fitment on an xB with their 100 spokes. They said at the time they didn't have anything that would fit, but were working on something that would work. They were saying that they are starting to see how people are customizing xB's, and want to get a product out for it. Haven't heard or seen anything yet though.

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Re: is anybody running wire wheels

I know this is an old thread, so pleas don't shoot me, lol.

But I never saw any info in here about what offset etc would be needed to run a set of 20' wire wheels on a 1st gen xB.

Also anyone have any good places to order from?

These will be going on an RS4 and I was thinking that the chrome lip with the black spokes like as posted in here would look best, but I can't find anywhere to get them.

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Re: is anybody running wire wheels

as xbcreep stated "For some reason wires never post their offsets, they're always advertised as "front wheel, rear wheel, or reversed offset"

this might help you out goth.
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