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Old 08-24-2010, 10:41 PM   #1
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Rota RB vs watanabe RS

im torn...

RB's ( http://www.racinglab.com/rotawheelsrb.html ) are $200 less than RS's ( http://www.watanabewheel.com/products.htm )

they look the same... but somehow i dont feel like i'd be satisfied unless i have authentic Watanabe's on my E30... but can i really justify +$200 for every rim?

i plan to get the aluminum rims in black with polished lip.

what do you guys think?
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Old 08-25-2010, 10:13 PM   #2
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Old 08-26-2010, 07:11 PM   #3
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im not crazy about those wheels on an e30. regardless id stick with the rotas. Having the real deal is nice, but 1. who cares? 2. if you damage one, you can grab a new one for cheap!

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Old 08-26-2010, 07:14 PM   #4
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I like Spoony's rims.
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Old 08-26-2010, 09:44 PM   #5
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Old 08-27-2010, 09:13 AM   #6
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thanks Steve! just what i needed

i love those shirts, esp. the first one... i need to get one once i grab the RS's.

where in scarbz are you? VP and Eglinton here
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Old 08-27-2010, 10:10 AM   #7
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I wouldn't take either for an e30, these rims look like they belong on a Miata.
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Old 08-27-2010, 03:50 PM   #8
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quality. Rota's quality has been questionable lately. Plus they make them in gay offsets. Watanabes have pretty gangster fitments and the quality is phenomenal.

Dymo just go get some sportmaxes or something and save yourself the money. 16x8 et 0
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Old 08-27-2010, 10:09 PM   #9
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quality. Rota's quality has been questionable lately. Plus they make them in gay offsets. Watanabes have pretty gangster fitments and the quality is phenomenal.

Dymo just go get some sportmaxes or something and save yourself the money. 16x8 et 0
eh... sportmaxes bleh... my JDM soul wants RS's.

help me save chris, hook me up!

you work at a rim and tire shop, dont you?
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Old 08-30-2010, 05:43 PM   #10
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We wholesale only I'm still shopping for wheels too :S
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Old 08-30-2010, 06:56 PM   #11
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Both of those are just copies of the Minilite wheels so why does it matter which clone you get?

I got the same style in 15x7 for my 2002 from Ireland Engineering last month. http://store.nexternal.com/shared/St...unt2=398673653

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Old 08-30-2010, 09:03 PM   #12
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Both of those are just copies of the Minilite wheels so why does it matter which clone you get?

I got the same style in 15x7 for my 2002 from Ireland Engineering last month. http://store.nexternal.com/shared/St...unt2=398673653
minilite are the ones that the original austin mini's came with, right?

now thats classic.

unfortunately i already ordered and paid for a bunch of things from Ireland Racing, so i missed these, though then again, they dont come in black on polished lip.


i have my heart set on the RS's. im commiting... may god have mercy on my wallet
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Old 08-31-2010, 07:10 PM   #13
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Maybe consider:
http://toronto.kijiji.ca/c-cars-vehi...AdIdZ226004112
I believe they are ET20, which would be awesome!
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