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NHWK05 07-23-2009 01:49 PM

JK 18s on my Wk
After toying with the Overland 18s (7 spoke chrome) in photo shop i looked, and pondered and really did not like what i thought i liked.

So i tried to play with a pic of mine and some JK Sahara (machined finish) 18s.
Here we go. I love it, Seriously.
And before,

So much so that i fell upon a deal on a set of 4 for (machined finish with only 50 miles on them) $300 on ebay. Well i should not have by any means but i gave in and used my no payments for 3 months Ebay Credit card. They will be here in a week or so.

Then i just need to wait until i save for new tires before winter/this fall, before i throw them on. Till then they are shed bound.

Scottina06 07-23-2009 01:53 PM

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congrats man! Fabian-ijeep had those on his WK! They look very nice!

blackpepper 07-23-2009 02:10 PM

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I've always loved the look! Good find!

NHWK05 07-23-2009 02:22 PM

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I think i found Fabs jeep on jeeps unlimited. is this it?

blackpepper 07-23-2009 02:25 PM

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That not his.. a few people on JU/JF love this mod and have done it.

I'm sure once Fab finds this thread he'll throw up some comparo shots.

NHWK05 07-23-2009 02:30 PM

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JU is where i got that pic and the pics i took the wheels from for my pic was a silver Wk. I spent 30 mins looking through the members rig section for pics of wks with these wheels. LOL

iJeep 07-23-2009 04:12 PM

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NHWK05 07-23-2009 04:14 PM

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oooo, I Schnazzy, I did see that pic on JU.

I prefer the ones i bought off ebay today with the machined finish but the painted ones still look good as well.

Megatron 07-23-2009 04:38 PM

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Nice find kyle. Enjoy them dude

Matt 07-23-2009 04:39 PM

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That first PS looks sick!! Good pick up Kyle!

NHWK05 07-23-2009 05:24 PM

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Thanks Guys, Technically i should not have bought them but for that price i could not resist.

Now once they get here, i will store them till later in the fall when i can afford new tires. I am not sure what size tire to get yet, it really depends on what brand i choose. I can get all the tires locally but for more cost but that will prolly equal out with shipping.

Here is What i am choosing between, They all meet my needs for both summer and winter use but is down to cost and availability.

Nokian WRG2 255/60/18 $180 each installed (local) -Supposed to be amazing year round, excells in snow and bad weather ~40k mi tire on AWD SUVs. readily available supurb reviews online.

Pirelli Scorpion ATR 255/60/18 $179 each plus shipping and install (tire ~50k mi tire advertised. Great tire rack reviews.

Yokohama Parada Spec X 245/60/18 $151 each plus shipping and install (tire Unknown tire life, Great tire rack review.

The 255/60/18 is just a tad bigger then the stock size 245/60/18. by about 20mm wider and ledd then 1/2" taller. Tire shop said they should fit just fine with out any rubbing issues.

Marlin 07-23-2009 07:05 PM

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I reckon they'd look great with "behind" the spokes colour matched, just leaving the flat spoke area and the outer circle alloy finish. These are are really cleanly styled rim, me like :)

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