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Old 02-06-2008, 06:52 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Well this is just the beginning. The car is still technically "on loan" from my father who won't let me use my money to get a car until he can't be liable for anything I break...so I'm trying to ease him into this idea of modding for the sake of fuel economy. Starting with these wheels and then some other, minor cosmetic things like the front air dams and the shield to keep the air coming in between the bumper and radiator from underneath where there is currently a huge gap. We will see where we go from there.

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Old 02-06-2008, 07:00 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Don't get me wrong - not dissing the idea. My car has smooth wheel covers too.

But Frank was right to question the magnitude of their impact on FE.
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Old 02-06-2008, 09:57 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I installed a set late last year. Here is a pic. I got them from Hubcap mikes.
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Old 02-06-2008, 10:39 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Where are the 16s?
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From what I have found I see 13" 14" and 15" versions but I have not found anything else. That link that was posted up a little ways is a great resource for finding these things, I found mine for just $18 + $15 shipping which from what I have found and read is a steal, they usually sell for that much a piece.
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Old 02-06-2008, 10:54 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Where are the 16s?
The 16's go by the brand name: "medium size pizza tray"
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Old 02-06-2008, 10:54 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Those discs look good, Map Man.
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Old 02-06-2008, 10:56 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Just a medium? Holy smokes!!! How big are your pizzas there?
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Imagine those people with the wasteful 24-26" rims. TripleXL style pizza tray.
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I installed a set late last year. Here is a pic. I got them from Hubcap mikes.
Beautiful. I'm a big fan of racing disks, especially on the right car.

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