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    my Mercedes wheel'd Coupe

    just an update for those intrested lol

    yes the profile is too high on the tyres. but bloody hell its low!!!

    i may even go for 35 profile instead of 40 as clearance is an issue

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    its a first did they go straight on ? cant think what wheels where on origanly ?

    Still love the shape of the coupe

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    needs 205/35/17 tyres on and spaced out another 10mm, then drop it another 20mm for the perfect stance
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    Needs some work to pull it off, but the idea is ok...

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    Lower profile tyres and a tad lower would look spot on imo

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    Good idea, just doesnt work with that style of wheel imo, tyre size is certainly not helping, needs the rear end bringing down a bit as well as its sitting arse high.

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    if i am honest i dont like it as it is, i thinks its coz they look 4x4 with the huge tyre wall thickness, think i probs would like it with some low profile typres on tho

    Did the merc end up with the astra alloys lol
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    i love the idea but not quite sure what isnt right.....actually put some streched low profile rubber, slam it and get the wheels polished/diamond cut and it would be the meansest thing in the world lol!!
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    yes the idea is there, but it still needs some work.

    35 profile tyres will be going on soon, then il see what the stance is like before deciding if i shld lower it a tad more

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    you really need to stretch the rubber slightly as well to pull the look off, having a flat faced tyre wall will kill the look. Once the rubber is stretched slightly you will see the need to lower it a little more and maybe space out the wheels so they sit closer to the arch line

    What width are the wheels? 7.5?


    Great look especially with the colour, just need to go that little bit more with it
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