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Old 03-26-2013, 09:06 PM
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i would also suggest getting black lugs. the black jeep i posted has chrome and it just doesnt look right.
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Re: School me on SRT8 Replicas

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i would also suggest getting black lugs. the black jeep i posted has chrome and it just doesnt look right.
Yeah based on first picture I wasn't sure if you had a second ride or something. And completely agree on the tint! The price I was quoted also included black lugs.

Who makes good wheel locks? I'm a locksmith, but don't know much about locking lug nuts
Just to keep the honest people away.
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Is your JG lowered or is that the regular height of the air suspension?

And what's the size of your tires (285/35 R22)?

What about the comfort - is it much harder than with the regular wheels?

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Old 03-27-2013, 07:39 AM
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Is your JG lowered or is that the regular height of the air suspension?

And what's the size of your tires (285/35 R22)?

What about the comfort - is it much harder than with the regular wheels?

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Yes it's lowered on eibach a with OEM shocks. I'm happy with the overall setup but am anticipating the upcoming eibach shocks. Only thing that bothers me is it's a little bouncy on the rear if you drive on a bumpy road. I think the new shocks may fix this issue though

I'm running nexus 265/35/22's right now. It drives well but you will feel more of the road. The trade off is stellar performance after installing the eibachs. The steering is very responsive. I'd say the original tire/wheel combo was much softer but I had 18's and a lot of sidewall. When I replace the tires I'll go a little larger on the sidewall. They look great in person but it needs a little more sidewall IMO for day to day driving. Hops that helps
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Re: School me on SRT8 Replicas

Don't know what everyone's hangup is on running a staggered set of wheels. One thing I can tell you it looks badass from the rear with all that rubber!! Plus, as long as you have a good alignment, they wear down at the same rate without rotating them. I am running Toyo Proxes STII's and just got 40K miles out of a set. Fronts did wear down a little faster but it was because my alignment was way out. Rears are not far behind though.

Oh, and I used FR for my Viper reps - no issues whatsoever with them.
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Don't know what everyone's hangup is on running a staggered set of wheels. One thing I can tell you it looks badass from the rear with all that rubber!! Plus, as long as you have a good alignment, they wear down at the same rate without rotating them. I am running Toyo Proxes STII's and just got 40K miles out of a set. Fronts did wear down a little faster but it was because my alignment was way out. Rears are not far behind though.

Oh, and I used FR for my Viper reps - no issues whatsoever with them.
I'm really considering buying 10" for the rear when I replace the tires...it does look NICE!
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Re: School me on SRT8 Replicas

Generally is there much of a price difference? For the staggered?

And aside from that, again there's no fitment issues on the rear?
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Good call, that's the company i'll be dealing with. Thanks
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Generally is there much of a price difference? For the staggered?

And aside from that, again there's no fitment issues on the rear?
Rear tires are little more, but that's it.

No fitment issues - remember the SRT runs the same setup. I lowered mine with SRT springs and still had no issues.


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Re: School me on SRT8 Replicas

I'm going to be ordering the wheels real soon. How many of you guys with the 20's are running the Nexen tires? And what do you think about them?

I had Federals on my Dakota R/T and they were amazing, they make them for the 20's also, so if the Nexen's aren't all that great I might just purchase tires seperate.

That is last resort though since i'd rather buy a complete package instead of pieces.

All of the input is appreciated guys
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Only issue with purchasing tires already installed is that you won't be able to determine if your wheels are non-defective (out-of-round) until you put the next set of tires on. I had my shop spin them before mounting tires on them to make sure all was good with the wheels. One was a little off but not enough to worry about trying to return - they were able to correct with weights.


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