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Okay, so I am in the position now to get my second set of wheels. Now I know for the 10" size my Advan's are lighter than the RPF1's but my Advan's also look like hammered Hell from racing. So I am left with a decision...

Get the RPF1's in 10" size in black and use them for DD and then continue to use my Advan's for racing and say F it on the paint...or get the RPF1's in 10.5" and use them for racing and (DD while I get the Advan's repainted).

I ultimately want to be able to run the same tires on either wheel, which with a 275 size tire that should not be a problem. I really hate how the RPF1 looks, so I am leaning more towards using them for racing but then again the RZ's are lighter. I am not going to drop another $3k for another set of Advan's before anyone suggest that!

So anyhow, what does everyone think?
 

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I will also add that with my camber, I think the 10" RPF1 will look like shat with the +38 offset. My RZ's with +25 almost look to tucked for my taste as it is. The 10.5" RPF1's are +15 so that would look a little better I think.

Of course, I could always just sell my Advan's and get 2 sets of 10.5" RPF1's and call it quits, get one maybe in blue for race or something stupid like that.
 

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get 10.5 +15 rpf1 and use the for racing. Are you going to a AS tire for daily driving? Are you going to rcomps? I'll let you know how the 285s fit under my car on a 18x10.

You know what though. you are going to have to run a lot of camber to run the 10.5s which may suck for DD. Maybe stick to same size wheel so your alignment is the same.
 

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get 10.5 rpf1 and use the for racing. Are you going to a AS tire for daily driving? Are you going to rcomps? I'll let you know how the 285s fit under my car on a 18x10.
I will not use race tires until I have a truck and trailer. So street DOT tires for me for the next few years. I do too many autocrosses to afford 3 sets of compound tires per year. Mark Berry and those guys only get 8 events, ~30 runs on a set of Hoosiers. I do over 16 events per year...over 150 runs...no thank you!

See that is just it, I won't be running a tire larger than 275...pretty much ever. So getting the wider wheel is just going to add weight and offset. If the 10" RPF1 came in +15 or +25 I would be all over it. The 10.5" RPF1 is nearly the same weight as my RZ wheels and if I decide to DD the $3k RZ's I would have to pay a few hundred to have them coated, they look that bad!
 

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I agree. If it was me I and tire width was staying the same on both sets (275) I would run your wheels you have now for racing and do a 18x9.5 for DD to help keep rock chips out of them and the side of your car.
 

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I agree. If it was me I and tire width was staying the same on both sets (275) I would run your wheels you have now for racing and do a 18x9.5 for DD to help keep rock chips out of them and the side of your car.
See I was kind of thinking the same...But I gotta commit to using which one where before buying. There really isn't a good reason for me to run a wide tire DD other than it will look like a late Camaro if I run slim tires with my camber. :tumbleweed:

The stock wheels on an Evo are the WORST looking wheels on a car I have seen in a long time. Maybe run 9.5 with spacers and longer studs?
 

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my DD are 9.5+20 and they are pretty flush. I think it's all in the offset. I do know that RPF1 bend easier than forged wheel so I personally wouldn't use them for DD.
 

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my DD are 9.5+20 and they are pretty flush. I think it's all in the offset. I do know that RPF1 bend easier than forged wheel so I personally wouldn't use them for DD.
What camber are you running though? I am running nearly -3.2 in front and -2.4 in the rear... My shit is halfway tucked under literally. :bowlol:
 

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Or do I just say fuck it and get some Wedsports SA-55M for DD and looking pretty in parking lots?

Those things are a work of art, I want a set


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I'm running -2 in front and -1 in rear. Not nearly as aggressive as you.

Weds are fuckin sick dude.
 

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Weds are fuckin sick dude.
I would love to get them and I can, the offset is 10mm better than the 10" RPF1's. But the paint chipping I experienced on the RZ's is just stupid ridiculous. Even just DD, they started getting hammered to hell. But, the Weds look nice and I thought about either getting them in black/red or black/gray. The problem is the first rock chip will expose raw aluminum which can be seen from 80ft away... :duh:
 

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I'm in the same boat... except that i have my stock rims and rota g-force and thinking about buying a 3rd set... but i think im going to sell stock rims, keep rotas. and then pick up some advans or rpf1's for track use only..
 

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I'm in the same boat... except that i have my stock rims and rota g-force and thinking about buying a 3rd set... but i think im going to sell stock rims, keep rotas. and then pick up some advans or rpf1's for track use only..
I can help you there...if getting track use only get the RPF1's...For the cost difference the Advan's are not worth it. Tracking and racing no one notices your spinning wheels!

If I could start over I would have gotten a cherry set of Advan's for DD and RPF1's for track/autox. My dilemna is my Advan's look like a 16 year old's pimply face... so I have to weigh in having them potentially ruined when getting them recoated or just saying they are functional and get the job done but look like Hell.
 

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I think a 9.5 with a offset under 20 would look good.

I really like the new Work CR Ultimates in 10.5 + 23 for DD. They look awesome on the X.
 

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I can help you there...if getting track use only get the RPF1's...For the cost difference the Advan's are not worth it. Tracking and racing no one notices your spinning wheels!

If I could start over I would have gotten a cherry set of Advan's for DD and RPF1's for track/autox. My dilemna is my Advan's look like a 16 year old's pimply face... so I have to weigh in having them potentially ruined when getting them recoated or just saying they are functional and get the job done but look like Hell.
Ahh ok that makes sense. I wish people would sell used RPF1's for cheaper!! Their prices are only $200 difference from new :( hmm im not even sure what i would do in your situation either.. I am not a big fan of the RPF1 look either but love advans. Maybe just get them recoated
 

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Do the Advans really look that bad? I dont like the look of RPF1s. Get the Advans coated and get a set of RPF1s for track duty.
I also do not like the look of the RPF1's...I don't think I can get used to seeing them everyday DD. All the Civics, Mustangs, and other shit cars run them. But very few run the RZ's...due to cost and availability.

Yes they are TERRIBLE...



This was almost a year ago, they are 10x worse than this now...keeping them dirty didn't help at all...I tried.



 
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