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Old 05-29-2009, 10:04 PM   #1
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Scored some wheels...

Now I have to decide if I want to use these or the TSWs on the car now...

They're original 15x7 ET26 Racing Dynamics RGPs... apparently two of them are slightly bent, but I can't see the bends. I'll have to get them checked out and straightened if need be.

Also will need some refinishing... three of them are curbed, but nothing really bad. They're in way better shape than the TSWs were when I bought them, and I got these for waaaaaaaay less money.
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Old 05-30-2009, 04:41 PM   #2
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I just realized I could/should have made this a poll... oh well.

Here is a pic of the car with the TSWs (17x8) as it sits now.

Who thinks keep it as is, and who thinks switch to the Racing Dynamics?
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Old 05-30-2009, 05:32 PM   #3
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The TSW's look great on the car. The Racing Dynamics look dated! And, not a big fan of the plane 5 spoke look, at least if they had some shape to them like ac schnitzer's for example.
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Old 05-30-2009, 05:40 PM   #4
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For an idea... here's a pic of roughly what the car would look like with the RDs, only my car doesn't have the M-tech kit and I think the wheels in the pic are 16s.
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Old 05-30-2009, 07:00 PM   #5
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I think I prefer the wheels you have now.... just my opinion.
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Old 05-30-2009, 07:01 PM   #6
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keep what you have now it looks much better
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Old 05-30-2009, 07:06 PM   #7
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1992 called they want there Racing Dynamics RGPs back!

just my 2 cents
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Old 05-30-2009, 07:46 PM   #8
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lol are these the ones off the civic on kijiji? I was thinking of gettting a set of these, but I felt that the 5spoke are a little too plain
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I personally prefer the TSW's.

Car's clean, an IS lip would really set it off!
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Old 05-30-2009, 10:41 PM   #10
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i disagree with most of these guys, i think you should rock the RD. Then maybe part with the TSWs to a fellow max member...
car does look good either way though
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Old 05-30-2009, 11:19 PM   #11
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lol are these the ones off the civic on kijiji? I was thinking of gettting a set of these, but I felt that the 5spoke are a little too plain
Yeah, these were the ones on Kijiji on a Civic. I figured I'd go check them out... and ended up getting them for a price I couldn't pass up

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I personally prefer the TSW's.

Car's clean, an IS lip would really set it off!
Yeah, I've been searching for a Volvo lip - I think they look almost as good as the iS lip but for way less money. Haven't found one yet though!

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i disagree with most of these guys, i think you should rock the RD. Then maybe part with the TSWs to a fellow max member...
car does look good either way though
I can't decide what I think... might have to clean up the RDs and put them on the car to see what they look like. I know I like the TSWs, but I think the RDs have a nice classic clean look to them as well.

I have to admit I'm a bit surprised at the general lack of love for the RDs!
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Old 05-31-2009, 09:13 AM   #12
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keep both and switch it up every couple weeks
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Old 05-31-2009, 11:27 AM   #13
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Yea, put R compounds on the RDs and switch them up on nice days!
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Old 05-31-2009, 11:30 AM   #14
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Yeah, I'm kind of considering holding on to the RDs and eventually picking up a cheap E30 as an autocross car/track rat.

The RDs seem to be pretty light so I think they would make good track wheels.
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Old 07-04-2009, 03:09 PM   #15
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Well, finally got the car washed up and got out to take some pics with the RDs on.

Thoughts? Opinions?

I know the car desperately needs a front lip. I haven't been able to find a volvo one yet.
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