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Dig the rims. Where do you guys in the PA crew meet up I gotta meet you guys so you can check out my stock arc lol Let me know if you're getting rid of old ones.
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Dig the rims. Where do you guys in the PA crew meet up I gotta meet you guys so you can check out my stock arc lol Let me know if you're getting rid of old ones.

Thanks man. We actually have a meet coming up in july. Look at the events page!
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20% tint and a dirty car.

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I also raised my car up and took the spacers off while I was fitting my new wheels. The new wheels should be on the car this week or early next
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I also raised my car up and took the spacers off while I was fitting my new wheels. The new wheels should be on the car this week or early next
lol what happened to dailying at that height hahahah could u not stand the ride quality :P.
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lol what happened to dailying at that height hahahah could u not stand the ride quality :P.

Nah man it really isn't that bad. I raised it up because of the 19's to test fit. Then just left it there because it started to rain
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Forgestar f14 19x8.5 215/35-19




Stickers have been removed. I also just put on a tinted license plate cover.

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Bought a roof lip spoiler, and some wheels!.
Where did you get the roof spoiler?
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dude.....that looks sick, I'm reallly jealous of the gap (or lack there of) with those wheels, not to mention the camber is a little ridiculous in the back (I like the look but those new tires might not last long)
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dude.....that looks sick, I'm reallly jealous of the gap (or lack there of) with those wheels, not to mention the camber is a little ridiculous in the back (I like the look but those new tires might not last long)
camber does not kill tires toe does.
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it causes uneven wear, and quicker for the inside when you run negative
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it causes uneven wear, and quicker for the inside when you run negative
not true, actually toe will cause the uneven wear because it causes the inside to burn out quicker and it will cause feathering. ive had my tires on my car for 6 months slammed and there is no uneven wear its even as can be and my rear camber is at -2.3 degrees. yes it does cause a slight bit but not what you would think.
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Interesting, yeah I would think that toe would have a bigger effect, but I would also think that too much negative camber would cause excessive wear too, glad to know it isn't nearly as deterimental.

Now, has anybody fooled around on these cars with different camber and toe settings to find an ideal?
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Interesting, yeah I would think that toe would have a bigger effect, but I would also think that too much negative camber would cause excessive wear too, glad to know it isn't nearly as deterimental.

Now, has anybody fooled around on these cars with different camber and toe settings to find an ideal?
6 months of wear, note that its not flat because the tire is not streched to a rim, but you can clearly see that it is relativity even from side to side.

as for messing with camber settings, the guys at ptuning told me that usually the stock range is the best for handling, and tire wear.
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I agree camber isn't that much of a big deal on a non drive wheel but bad camber on a drive wheel will cause problems eventually. I also find that the driver affects wear more than anything. Case in point my girlfriend and her ability to blow through the inner tread of her tires because of her driving style(scary). A lot of modern treads have softer tread on the inside to improve handling which will cause unever wear for aggressive drivers.

Edit: Also I really dig the stretched look on your car it looks awesome. That's one hell of a ballsy set up to run in PA though.. I've dented 17s with 225/45s before.
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Where did you get the roof spoiler?
ebay! Search saab roof spoiler.

100$ colored matched. Maybe its just the camera angle, but I hardly have any negative camber. My car is in factory specs for alignment

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Literally pitched a tent when I saw the forge stars on. How much did u get them for if you dont mind me asking?
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Literally pitched a tent when I saw the forge stars on. How much did u get them for if you dont mind me asking?

Deal of a life time. They were on this website for sale...
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damn... when business picks up i think im gonna have to copy your wheels and roof spoiler...
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simply amazing look. I love it!
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