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    Supra since '86 rsdeo's Avatar
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    It seems all the new wheels they are offering are 18" plus and 5 bolt only for now. A sign of the times. It is interesting to note that if Rota gets enough demand from something like a group buy they will do a run to different spec. Bolt pattern, offset and even widths.

    Some of the widths and offsets offered are near perfect for Ptypes, especially for those doing a 5 bolt conversion.

    18x8.5 +15, with a Z31 or Starion hub and MPV disc that would fit like a +7 wheel.
    18x9.5 +10 with a Z32 disc that would fit like a +8 wheel.
    18x10.0 +10 with a Z32 disc that would fit like a +8 wheel.

    Staggered 18" wheel sets for less than $1000, you can't complain about that.

    If they only made the 9.5" and 10" rims in +0 offset...

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    I've never understood the ring around the perimeter of the spokes close to the wheel hoop. I know some WRC cars used to run rims like that. I can only guess that it is/was to promote strength in the spokes and perhaps to help distribute impacts across the other spokes...? Any other thoughts?


    Like here:

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    ^ Maybe protection from larger rocks smokin' the disc? I agree on the distribution of impact but I think also to keep debris out of the braking area.

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    in case you missed it

    Quote Originally Posted by lueej View Post
    I know some people on here might not appreciate "fake"/copied wheels, but just sayin', my uncle started this thread on a miata forum for the Rota Grid V (creative name...) It's a TE37V knockoff, and I must say they look pretty damned good, for a copy. They should be available through certain vendors, I've seen them on eBay. Right now I need a job to earn enough money to buy a set when my parents go back to the Philippines on vacation in January (That's where rota is manufactured).

    relevant links:
    18 Racing page: http://18racing.com/wheel_grid_v.html

    Pre-production photo:

    Thread on roadster forum: http://clubroadster.net/vb_forum/showthread.php?t=36603

    Lip on the 15x8 4x114.3

    On one of the rota owners ae86:



    (btw before you say that he needs to lower the corolla, I'll tell you the road in the Philippines aren't all friendly to low cars hahaha)
    Rota is also making Hayashi and Longchamp copies apparently.
    http://clubroadster.net/vb_forum/showthread.php?t=38749


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    Rota Shakotan/BM8



    15x6.0
    15x7.0
    15x8.0
    15x9.0

    Rota Grid



    New sizes.

    17x9.0 +12, +20 and +25
    17x9.5 +12, +30 and +35
    18x9.5 +15

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    You may want to note that the shakotan is available in 15x9 +0mm, +10mm, and +15mm (helllooooooo r-compounds over Q45's)

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    itd be nice if they made the 17in grids in a 7.5 or 8in width for the front. 9 is too wide.
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    Front 17x8.5 +12mm with 235/45-17 begs to differ... I'd run a 17x9 +5-10mm front in a heartbeat.



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    Quote Originally Posted by BillyM View Post
    Front 17x8.5 +12mm with 235/45-17 begs to differ... I'd run a 17x9 +5-10mm front in a heartbeat.



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    a 17x8.5 +12 with 235 tire would rub my coilovers something fierce in the front. and a 0 offset would rub the flare. as i said, too wide.
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    ^ that car is sitting on full-length coilover collars, plenty of room to the strut. If that setup rubs your coilovers, you did it wrong.

    255/40 on 17x8.5+20mm! on the front of a celica GTS (which has LESS kingpin angle and therefore strut clearance than a supra)




    ...quit being a wuss and get some man-sized front tires on that car. Lol.

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