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Old 06-26-2006, 09:21 PM   #1
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Smile New shoes and socks for my baby!

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19 inch BBS LM rims, Nitto 555 tires, zimmerman rotors and brembo pads









What do you guys think? I was thinking of getting turbo twist wheels instead but i was thinking it looked too much like my stock 17 inch rims.
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Old 06-26-2006, 09:24 PM   #2
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Very nice! Are the centers painted? Drilled rotors look good as well... you can see them alot better.
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Old 06-26-2006, 09:32 PM   #3
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Very nice! Are the centers painted? Drilled rotors look good as well... you can see them alot better.
the center caps are actually carbon fiber with the bbs logo, it just didnt show on the pics i guess. Thanks for looking!
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Old 06-27-2006, 02:55 AM   #4
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I am not a big fan of aftermarket wheels...however, they look really good. Good job.
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Old 06-27-2006, 05:19 AM   #5
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i think it looks fantastic. i'm a big fan of BBS on porsches. very classy look.
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Old 06-27-2006, 06:53 AM   #6
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BIG improvement... looks great. De-amber that sucker and it will look really clean.
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One question though... why the Nitto 555's? Aren't they basically drag tires?
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One question though... why the Nitto 555's? Aren't they basically drag tires?
my buddies over here recommended them to me, they stick pretty good and have a good treadwear rating of 300. I was gonna get toyo t1r but they cost more and hade a treadwear rating of just 280.

I think you were pertaining to the nitto 555R (for drag use). I have the nitto 555 only which is for street use.

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Looks clean...question though.


On the 3rd picture down (of the rear wheel) are you missing a bolt?

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Cool

looks fantastic....I have not seen those on a Box before......and I agree... de amber the old boy to complete the look!!
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my buddies over here recommended them to me, they stick pretty good and have a good treadwear rating of 300. I was gonna get toyo t1r but they cost more and hade a treadwear rating of just 280.

I think you were pertaining to the nitto 555R (for drag use). I have the nitto 555 only which is for street use.

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Ah, that must be it. I thought they only made the 555R... didn't know about a street version.
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its nice and it looks like my colnago bike wheel.



saving for Ruf wheels.

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Swiggity SWEET! Now seriously, do as others have told you! Lose the AMBER! You're killin' us smalls.
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Swiggity SWEET! Now seriously, do as others have told you! Lose the AMBER! You're killin' us smalls.

that's my next move actually. It might take me a while coz those rims/rotor/tires just broke the bank. I've been surf'n the net and clear headlights are gonna cost me around $500 for a pair. The rear lights are gonna cost me $200 for a pair too. If anybody knows a cheaper source please tell me!

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that's my next move actually. It might take me a while coz those rims/rotor/tires just broke the bank. I've been surf'n the net and clear headlights are gonna cost me around $500 for a pair. The rear lights are gonna cost me $200 for a pair too. If anybody knows a cheaper source please tell me!

thanks for the kind words btw!
That sounds cheap as it is... where did you find clear headlights for $500?
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whats with the four by four, you going off roading.........slam that car to the ground!!!!! it really brings out the look of the boxster...very nice rims if i don't say, i like them a lot, beautiful, now slam the car to the ground and make those rims look sweeeeeetttt
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whats with the four by four, you going off roading.........slam that car to the ground!!!!!
I was so gonna comment on that... It's TOTALLY the way the light/sun is shining into the wheel wells. If you notice the BEFORE pictures, it looks fine. I've got pictures of my car where you'd swear I put a lift kit in it. Lighting is everything in pictures!
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whats with the four by four, you going off roading.........slam that car to the ground!!!!! it really brings out the look of the boxster...very nice rims if i don't say, i like them a lot, beautiful, now slam the car to the ground and make those rims look sweeeeeetttt
Don't worry i just ordered some H&R sport lowering springs....I'll post pics once i put them on.
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That sounds cheap as it is... where did you find clear headlights for $500?
used headlights on ebay!

I should have bid on them when i had a chance!
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Those Are 19" Luff M1 Wheels With Bbs Sticker Caps????!!!! The Missing Rivet In One Of The Pics Gave It Away. Nice Wheels At A Good Price...u Almost Had Me Fooled. Nice Car Btw!
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