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Where do I get those teddy bear wheels?
I want some!

Or has FE bought up all the stock for himself?!

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oh wow, those are...weird. I'm kind of curious about how it's done, but hoping they stay expensive enough that I never see them.
I would like to have seen the message 'Don't taze me, bro' on them during the ad.
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oh wow, those are...weird. I'm kind of curious about how it's done, but hoping they stay expensive enough that I never see them.
I would like to have seen the message 'Don't taze me, bro' on them during the ad.
That's just funny rite there...

I have never understood the big over size wheel and rubber band tire thing that is so popular these days.
And the funny thing is when you ask people that have gone that route why they did , most say because they think it looks cool. (Then I'm thinking to myself here's another car clueless one)

Then when you explain to them that a setup like that does nothing but hurt performance, they look at you like a deer in the head lights.

Big wheel = more lbs than tire with a sidewall, witch = more unsprung weight, = bad
no sidewall = no straight line traction = bad
no sidewall = really rough ride = bad

On trucks all the same, and no towing or load capacity = bad
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That's just funny rite there...

I have never understood the big over size wheel and rubber band tire thing that is so popular these days.
And the funny thing is when you ask people that have gone that route why they did , most say because they think it looks cool. (Then I'm thinking to myself here's another car clueless one)

Then when you explain to them that a setup like that does nothing but hurt performance, they look at you like a deer in the head lights.

Big wheel = more lbs than tire with a sidewall, witch = more unsprung weight, = bad
no sidewall = no straight line traction = bad
no sidewall = really rough ride = bad

On trucks all the same, and no towing or load capacity = bad
On the note of how much the replacement tires are??
300+ per tire!!???

Id just have to laugh at the idiots that go get a tire wheel package for 2000 on credit and then before they are even done paying for them they have to buy another 1200 on tires!! LOL!! DUMBASSESS


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Thanks for removing my hacked photograph of my actual wheel from your thread of what not to have on a Ford.

I assert that at car shows there is an appreciation in some circles of the look of original equipment on on a car or maintaining a period correct look when restoring a car. Often people are too anxious to put on a new wheel or tire that will ultimately detract from the appeal of a classic car.

Anyone can go buy a set of new styled wheels and mount them up, but in the minds of most people they only look appropriate on a new car that would call for such an upgrade.

I agree with thoughts previously expressed that putting oversize wheels and tires will in many cases harm performance by adding weight, altering actual gearing ratios,and reducing the ability of the tire to grab the road. Often times doing so will be counter productive and cause you problems on the track and with safety.

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What you may think looks bad may not be what someone else thinks looks bad. Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. This is most certainly true regarding custom wheels.

Frankly, I think this was a very lame Thread. Not worthy of front page display.

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What you may think looks bad may not be what someone else thinks looks bad. Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. This is most certainly true regarding custom wheels.
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What you may think looks bad may not be what someone else thinks looks bad. Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. This is most certainly true regarding custom wheels.

Frankly, I think this was a very lame Thread. Not worthy of front page display.

my 2 cents
+1 and chances are the people posting in here dont have that great of wheels to begin with- jealousy is a b*tch hahahaha

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What you may think looks bad may not be what someone else thinks looks bad. Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. This is most certainly true regarding custom wheels.

Frankly, I think this was a very lame Thread. Not worthy of front page display.

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" Im so jealous".......Im so jealous I wish I had that wheel combo on my Mustang.
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The great thing about wheels is that normally they can just be changed out and don't alter the car like so many other crazy things people do to cars. But then you had to go and show me this!!!

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The great thing about wheels is that normally they can just be changed out and don't alter the car like so many other crazy things people do to cars. But then you had to go and show me this!!!

Yes, im sorry. Just trying to make a point
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The shame of that Mustang is that it looks like one very cool car.....I don't care if it is "each to it's own thinking" the car is very dangerous and looks like crap with those crap rims. Of course that is in my opinion !

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LOL I didnt say anything about putting a monster truck lift kit under a mustang...

But to each their own. The guy who did that probably thinks people cutting their coils are on crack too...

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+1 and chances are the people posting in here dont have that great of wheels to begin with- jealousy is a b*tch hahahaha
wow someone sure does not know how to control his mouth, that is always a sign that they dont know how to control themself.
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