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NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning Covers Tuning & Performance modifications for the NG900 (1994 to 1998) & OG9-3 (1999-2002) & '03 Convertible

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Old 27th December 2007
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Im going to be buying some new wheels for this spring i have 16's right now and i have decided its time to go to 17's..are 18's to big? but anyways im lookin at 2 sets on tirerack right now and i was just wondering if you guys could check them out and see which ones you like better or the pro/cons of the 2 thanks!
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Im also looking at these but they only come in 18's idk if i want them that big
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i like the asa's the best. the top one i think is ugly in my opinion and the bottom rim 18 inch are really heavy
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Definately the ASA EM9 is the way to go.
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ASAs are hot.
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Just a little feedback:

1) I had 18" Borbet Type FS and loved them however, living in New England I bent about one a year. Would not be a big deal except see #2 ...

2) 18" Borbet Type FS are apparently discontinued which sucks because now I have three good rims and a very minute chance of finding a fourth to fix a bent one.

Whether warranted or not I'll be shying away from Borbet in the future.
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there are places that fix wheels.
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Appreciate the heads up but I have tried that.

I use a shop out here that has been pretty good in the past, however, they can't straighten this one out. It was walloped pretty good where two different levels of pavement came together in a construction zone.

In fact, it bent both fronts at the time and they fixed one but couldn't get the other.
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Tirerack still sells the borbet fs.

I'd go with 18" as long as they are light.

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I got them from TireRack originally. They have the Type FS but no longer in 18". Also, note that they have the 17x7 at closeout. Not sure if the 17x8 will follow soon after.
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the asa em9's would definitely look the best. i have a friend with a white ng900 but he just got a black ng900. those wheels look great on both cars.

also, those borbets look like something that might go well on an older fairlady z or something. best of luck in your decision
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if you want the EM9's, I know someone in boston selling a set....
next time I see her online, I'll ask for you. shoot me a PM or IM on AIM
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