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Old 10-09-14, 12:21 PM   #1
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This is going to be a slow build but I figured I can start a thread since I finally got something of significance – Wheels!

On a fluke I stumbled on a company known as 4thup. After checking out their FB and Instagram accounts I decided to give them a shot. They've got some of the best prices for used wheels out of Japan. Some need a little love but for the most part they are all great buys.

Manufacturer: Leasings A.C.S.
Product Line: Zeus Series
Model: UNKOWN

19x8.5 +35 F
19x9.5 +38 R







Got the Takeda Intake from a CL Vendor


Windfireauto.com courtesy lights


Had some old red film laying around so I covered the blinker and reverse sections




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Old 10-09-14, 12:37 PM   #2
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Looks like some Euro wheels there for sure; hope they look good on your Lex!
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+1 on what gville said, but if your going for the straight vip look it may come out on top good luck!
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Old 10-09-14, 01:58 PM   #4
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Yeah just trying to go a different route. I can't really claim to be going the vip route since I don't plan on doing major fender work or running aggressive. No custom body work... just want a nice daily driver. I hope the wheels look good too lol I'll be running air next summer if all goes as planned so that'll help pull it together.

Similar look... this was what got me thinking to go this route

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im curious as well to see how the wheels will look...keep the pics comin
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H&R springs are on and test fitted the front wheel to see if they clear the calipers. All good there! Also put the shim kit in... feels much better rolling to a stop now. Decided not to install the tokico shocks yet since my oem were replaced by the original owner 10k ago. Just gonna see if they go before I can switch to air or I got the tokicos ready.

overall ... very pleased with the springs. Perfect for daily driving my 80 miles per day commute.

Shot out to Getafewliv for the install tip with the shim kit... once I got them matched it made sense but at first I did scratch my head lol.




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very nice looks clean
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Thanks Travvvyyy

Teaser with the front wheel my rears at still at the office. Also switched out my bulbs for 5k and isolated my stereo sound cutting off at higher volume back to that front center speaker. Took it out for now :-(

Going with Kics R40 Revo lugs black chrome. Tires still up in the air.



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^^ Gonna look good
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Wheels getting dropped off tomorrow with Chris @dipsht www.dipsht.com thanx to Andrew (Boyohboy) referring him. Going to strip the lips of the clear coat and polish. Leaving the faces machined for now.

Also sending one of the center caps off to be custom made from Brian @ 4thup.com. These wheels just aren't produced anymore so I can't just buy new center caps.

Decided to go with Muteki SR48 titanium open lugs. Should arrive Friday.
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So in one of the pics about all 4 caps where there; did one go MIA?
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So in one of the pics about all 4 caps where there; did one go MIA?
No I have all four still it just wasn't on in the last pic. Two of them have clear peeling so that's why I'm going to have a new set made. Might try to do something with them in the meantime.

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Arrived 2 days after payment. Bought them from vendor Charles at B2Designs



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Done... now onto some figs parts.



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