View Full Version : Which rims??

September 26th, 2002, 08:35 AM
FOR LOOKS, which one? 16's or 17's?
oh & btw, picture them on a black 2nd gen RX-7



SSR Competition


Volk Racing LE37T


September 26th, 2002, 10:20 AM

btw.. hwo much are each?

September 26th, 2002, 10:48 AM
Those are crazy expensive.

I would get the Volk just because of the prestige.

September 26th, 2002, 11:13 AM
Both sets in 17":

Volks are ~$500USD/rim (~$750CDN x 4 = ~$3000) - $1,910.00USD from Rotormotorsports.com

SSRs are $375USD/rim (~$600CDN x 4 = ~$2400) - TireRack.com

another thing, i jus want to get some opinions on which LOOK better, not which are more prestigous/expensive/blingbling

i'm pretty damn sure i can find some cheap knockoffs that look exactly the same
(no i'm not some autocrossing fanatic or 1/4 dragster that needs to shave off 0.05's of a second)

Cyanide Ride
September 26th, 2002, 12:37 PM
Dude, you're comparing SSR to Volk?... :slap:

Get the Volks!.

September 26th, 2002, 02:48 PM
Volks :stickpoke: :stickpoke: :stickpoke:

September 26th, 2002, 04:02 PM
volks man, they look awesome

September 26th, 2002, 05:30 PM
Andy: stop slapping me
Clem: stop poking me


September 26th, 2002, 06:00 PM
on the RX-7... i think the SSR's would look better...

September 26th, 2002, 08:56 PM
if you are just going for looks and not performance get the
SSR's they look much nicer in my opinion.

Cyanide Ride
September 26th, 2002, 09:02 PM
Hey, the Volk will get you looks... Hell that's all you'd need!

September 26th, 2002, 09:18 PM
yeah dude...volks way better quality...even though im looking at getting myself a set of SSR Type-Cs eventually...or HREs if im in the $$$

September 26th, 2002, 10:58 PM
see that's the thing
i think the SSR's look better as well

but if i ever plan on racing/autocrossing my car one day, and those SSR's dont hold up...i dont want to spend a couple thousand dollars on rims...TWICE


September 27th, 2002, 02:19 AM
i would have to say get the te-37s..
you should get white ones :)

GirlRacer P1
September 27th, 2002, 12:27 PM
Oh shoot Terryshroom, I forgot to ask about the prices for you.... I'll catch you on MSN. I have a couple other ideas for you too.

September 27th, 2002, 04:59 PM
LanEvo: that's what EVERYONE says, that i should get white ones
i just want something subtle, white is too flashy

the car attracts enuf attention already, i dont need/want rice boys going "woooo....T2 w/ white rims"

the gunmetal/anthracite would pass thru many people's "woooo vision" much easier....and that's wat i want it 2 do ;)

October 21st, 2002, 07:06 PM
I personally don't like white rims on a black car... I know a guy w/ VW and it looks tacky. Others I've seen look cool, but they contrast too much for me.

I like the antracite colour, and there are some racing harts and motegi's that I like.

As for your question, the Volk are probably a better quality wheel and both would look sweet. Go with your fav's, you have to spend the cash so you have to like them ... who cares what we think.... :thumbsdown: :bigthumbup:

October 23rd, 2002, 01:47 PM
i personally like the look of the first ones better...but as everyone says...Volks alone make a statement.