New Wheels - Temptation

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Re: New Wheels - Temptation

Post by DKWW2000 » Fri Jul 15, 2016 5:31 pm

Well I "Bit the Bullet", "Seized the moment", "Grabbed the bull by the horns" & bought some wheels (after fannying around for ages). 7J x 15 ET 30......................Falkens all round, 205s on rear & 195s x on front x 55R:-

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Surprising how much better the steering feels with the 195s
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Re: New Wheels - Temptation

Post by Threesevens » Fri Jul 15, 2016 6:07 pm

I think they look really smart.
Is the steering easier or more precise with the new boots?

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Re: New Wheels - Temptation

Post by DKWW2000 » Fri Jul 15, 2016 8:05 pm

Steering is lighter & feels better at speed.
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Re: New Wheels - Temptation

Post by ian65 » Fri Jul 15, 2016 8:30 pm

they look great Pete, you didn't have to mod anything or use spacers then?
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Re: New Wheels - Temptation

Post by DKWW2000 » Fri Jul 15, 2016 8:46 pm

ian65 wrote:they look great Pete, you didn't have to mod anything or use spacers then?
No mods :D Had to buy new wheel nuts as the stock would not seat properly, jury is still out ref the black studs :?:
They may end up blue or silver yet?
The centres are only plastic & the Chrome plastic BBS can be removed.
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Re: New Wheels - Temptation

Post by KiwiDave » Sat Jul 16, 2016 2:15 am

Nice Pete. Were they off Ebay?
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Re: New Wheels - Temptation

Post by spirit r » Sat Jul 16, 2016 8:37 am

[quote="DKWW2000"[Surprising how much better the steering feels with the 195s[/quote]
s(c) all times i fitting new 205s tires steering feels much better.
After 20000 km you need more and more Popeye arms and spinach :lol:

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Re: New Wheels - Temptation

Post by DKWW2000 » Sat Jul 16, 2016 8:40 am

KiwiDave wrote:Nice Pete. Were they off Ebay?
They were Dave, but I can't see the listing any more?
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Re: New Wheels - Temptation

Post by DKWW2000 » Sat Jul 16, 2016 11:28 pm

spirit r wrote: s(c) all times i fitting new 205s tires steering feels much better.
After 20000 km you need more and more Popeye arms and spinach :lol:
Thomas, I work a lot with Stihl machinery, my arms are good -haha-
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Re: New Wheels - Temptation

Post by spirit r » Sun Jul 17, 2016 6:00 pm

DKWW2000 wrote:Thomas, I work a lot with Stihl machinery, my arms are good
Your arms are good for 195 only. A little bit training with fishing swordfish like Spencer Tracy and perhaps you then can take 205 Pete -haha-

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