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Early Christmas present to myself.....

I could not pass up these up with the 20% off deal at Hawks on Cyber Monday - been wanting a set of these for a while - it was a great deal !!


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Ooooh nice! Gonna be a tough choice between these and your existing Ronals…..I like both quite a bit on birds.
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Nice! That was the 20% off and free shipping, wasn't it?
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Ooooh nice! Gonna be a tough choice between these and your existing Ronals…..I like both quite a bit on birds.
Well....I sold the Formula 350 with the Ronals on it - I'm in the process of picking up another Formula 350, that is what these will be going on.....
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Nice! That was the 20% off and free shipping, wasn't it?
Yes sir.....I forgot to mention that, it was a sweet deal !!!
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Indeed it was! I bought the Gold LAST month and got 10% off, along with a fiberglass wing.
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Indeed it was! I bought the Gold LAST month and got 10% off, along with a fiberglass wing.
Damn...you just jogged my memory....I forgot to order the one piece fiberglass wing !!! - UGH
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Awesome. Mounted pics soon please.
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Awesome. Mounted pics soon please.
Yes sir, gotta decide which 275/40/17 tire to put on them.....
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Hoping to get those 17" Irocs soon, and I've narrowed it down to Mickey Thompson Street Comps or Continental Extreme Contact Sports. They both have good ratings, decent pricing, and are good looking tires with beautifully plain sidewalls.
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Hoping to get those 17" Irocs soon, and I've narrowed it down to Mickey Thompson Street Comps or Continental Extreme Contact Sports. They both have good ratings, decent pricing, and are good looking tires with beautifully plain sidewalls.
IDK - those Conti extremes are a bit pricey....where did you price them at?
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Re: Early Christmas present to myself.....

Those look really good! I like them better than Ronals. If I hadn't just bought rims and tires for my truck i would love to put some of those on my bird!
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Those look really good! I like them better than Ronals. If I hadn't just bought rims and tires for my truck i would love to put some of those on my bird!
They are going on a bright red Formula 350 !!
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A really nice 88?.....
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A really nice 88?.....
Yep.....you guessed it.....LOL


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Good deal! Great car, will look much better with those black wheels in sure. Mine came with the Formula wheels when I first got it also, probably first thing I changed.
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Good deal! Great car, will look much better with those black wheels in sure. Mine came with the Formula wheels when I first got it also, probably first thing I changed.
Thanks - I hope to get it here in a week to 10 days or so - I've always wanted a set of these wheels, I think they are awesome
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89fff

much better look i think.
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Re: Early Christmas present to myself.....

Nice! I keep looking lustfully at the 17" GTA wheels, but I keep telling myself to be still, keep priorities in mind... Got a few things to iron out before I need to be worrying about wheels. LOL
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89fff

much better look i think.
It's amazing how a set of different wheels can change the look of a car - you are correct, the black mesh GTA wheels look so much better
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Nice! I keep looking lustfully at the 17" GTA wheels, but I keep telling myself to be still, keep priorities in mind... Got a few things to iron out before I need to be worrying about wheels. LOL
I know what you mean Drew, gotta prioritize....
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Discount Tire. Had 'em for $171 i think. I'll age the tires out before I wear 'em out, so spread over YEARS....$50 extra bucks a tire is worth it if I feel it's the right tire.

...that and the last TWO sets of tires I've purchased have been All Terrain truck tires, so I guess I see $171 a tire and it doesn't phase me! LOL Maybe I should shop around a little
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Discount Tire. Had 'em for $171 i think. I'll age the tires out before I wear 'em out, so spread over YEARS....$50 extra bucks a tire is worth it if I feel it's the right tire.

...that and the last TWO sets of tires I've purchased have been All Terrain truck tires, so I guess I see $171 a tire and it doesn't phase me! LOL Maybe I should shop around a little
I like these but they are a little high compared to the BFG's and the Nitto's....but they are running some promo's on them right now....still trying to decide

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Re: Early Christmas present to myself.....

looks good -- how much you selling the formula wheels for

I have a set of factory GTA wheels on my formula--- but I have the centers painted metalic grey to match my car. I have been thinking of buying the 17s from hawks and getting them painted (professionally this time)
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looks good -- how much you selling the formula wheels for

I have a set of factory GTA wheels on my formula--- but I have the centers painted metalic grey to match my car. I have been thinking of buying the 17s from hawks and getting them painted (professionally this time)
I will be selling those Formula wheels very soon - make me an offer - they are powder coated gray (as you can see in the pic above)
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I like these but they are a little high compared to the BFG's and the Nitto's....but they are running some promo's on them right now....still trying to decide

Abubaca - I just ordered a set of these from Tire Rack - $633 (after rebate) and free shipping......a pretty good deal
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Sweet! Love to see some pics of 'em once they're mounted! ....they are my frontrunner right now too, just gotta get those wheels!
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Sweet! Love to see some pics of 'em once they're mounted! ....they are my frontrunner right now too, just gotta get those wheels!
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I could not pass up these up with the 20% off deal at Hawks on Cyber Monday - been wanting a set of these for a while - it was a great deal !!
Nice! I got mine on sale with free shipping on a July 4 sale. I like them so much I'd have been tempted to snag a gold set too, had I known about the Cyber Monday sale price.

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Love that pic Kurt - and yes, I got them at 20% off AND free shipping - a deal I could not pass up !!
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BTW - what center cap emblems are you using Kurt??
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Since I used to work for Frirestone I will plug their

FIREHAWK INDY 500

great tires IMO - affordable and will end up with a set on my '15 Camaro when they're needed
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Abubaca - I just ordered a set of these from Tire Rack - $633 (after rebate) and free shipping......a pretty good deal
Look forward to seeing these mounted and reviewed... I went with the BFGs, which were cheaper than what TireRack now lists them at. I think I paid about $520 after rebate. The prices have gone up on those tires, though, so I'd probably have tried the Continentals as well.

I really wanted the Michelins or Good Years, but they are stupid pricey in that size.
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BTW - what center cap emblems are you using Kurt??
Little plastic "CAMARO" medallions. I think I got them from Summit or Jegs... can't remember.
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