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BBS RX 8 16.67%
BBS Le Mans 40 83.33%
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Old July 25th 2005, 18:01
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I live in Sint-Truiden (Zuid-Limburg, kort bij Hasselt).
Ga je toevallig nu zondag ook naar de Kevermeeting in Hoesselt?
Nee helaas dan heb ik al andere plannen (een groot feestje )

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Old July 25th 2005, 23:52
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Very nice - can't wait to see them on your beetle! or should I say kever?
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Old July 26th 2005, 16:57
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Just got back from picking up the wheels in Germany, they look super nice and are much lighter then I was expecting

front wheels are 8.5x18 and not 8x18 by the way
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Old July 28th 2005, 07:27
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Now for the next dilemma. I started polishing the wheels but am not sure as to keep the original screws or to change them to golden ones (have seen golden ones look very good on polished wheels but never on the Le Mans wheels actually)
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Old July 28th 2005, 09:46
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Keep it silver, its matches and compliment the rim. I understand that 3 piece rims when taken apart and fitted back, the screws must be properly tightened if not there will be leaks, correct me if I'm wrong. Btw very nice rims you've got.
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Old July 28th 2005, 10:03
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I've heard the bolts are quite expensive too which adds up to a lot with the number of them in split rims!

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Old July 28th 2005, 15:13
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compared to the price of these rims they're peanuts.
80 screws in total at 1 Euro a piece is 80 Euro +shipping.
the wheels cost over 20 times that amount.
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Old July 29th 2005, 12:59
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Lips are completely finished
started on the center parts of the wheels also but that will be finished after the weekend
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Old July 29th 2005, 17:46
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Old July 31st 2005, 16:31
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polished the center piece. It looks really good but the picture does not do it justice. I think I'll stick with the stock screws instead of the golden ones.
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Old October 29th 2005, 22:32
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Very Nice!!! I wish I could drive to Germany and pick me up some of those. Infact, driving to Germany to pick up anything for my bug would be fun.
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Old March 17th 2006, 08:53
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Wheels are finally ready to put on the car, completely polished and painted the insides black.
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Old March 17th 2006, 16:48
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Wow Tom, looks REALLY good. We need pics of them on the car.

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Old March 17th 2006, 16:57
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thanks, thing is these don't fit on the chassis I'm using now. I have an IRS chassis with Carrera brakes (5x130) that the wheels fit on to. As soon as I've got a new ECU for my suby engine I'll swap engine+body onto that chassis and be able to drive on these beauties at last
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Old March 20th 2006, 16:34
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