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Old 04-11-10, 03:46 PM   #16
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beautiful car... i have the same kit coming in the next month or so
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Old 04-11-10, 07:46 PM   #17
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i like it alot, personally id get more aggressive wheels and def lower the car if u wanna be "VIP". only thing that kinda throws me is the roof. car looks great none the less.
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Old 04-11-10, 09:31 PM   #18
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love the kit
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Old 04-12-10, 05:57 AM   #19
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Thanks Shnitz,

The wheels are:
Front: 8.5 +35 tires are 245-30-20
Rear: 10 +38 running a 285-25-20

It's an AWD so I am nervous. Do you think I should run a 275 in the rear and a 235 front?
Wish I could help with the AWD issue but I don't have any experience with Lexus AWD. On my STi I never staggered my wheels.
Tire size is just as important though. I would normally say 225/35/20 front & 235 or 245/35/20 for the rears if it was rear wheel drive and therefore a difference in wheel diameter wouldn't matter.
I know the wheel diameter had to be within mm's on my STi or I would have blown a diff.
My recommendation would be 225/35/20 & 255/30/20. This would be within 5mm of eachother. Even then you need to do some research to see if that is acceptable.
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Old 04-12-10, 06:28 AM   #20
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I thought VIP was extremely aggressive wheel/tire specs and very expressive looking kits?

The first criteria for a VIP car is the platform. Many VIP cars in Japan have mild lip kits or don't even have bodykits, so very expressive looking kits are not necessarily VIP. It's more the stance.
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Old 04-13-10, 12:16 AM   #21
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agreed. common misconception.
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Old 04-13-10, 01:51 PM   #22
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The car looks great. I love how you've replaced the chrome with flat black. I would just suggest to give your vehicle a little more of an aggressive stance and you'll be bang on
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Old 04-13-10, 02:30 PM   #23
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Job design^^^ great stuff.
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Old 04-14-10, 12:41 AM   #24
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Thanks everyone,

I really appreciate the suggestions, comments, compliments, and all the help that you all have provided me. I have someone interested in the car but, if he doesn't pick it up, I'm thinking about going with 19's with a more agressive set up. I am going to look into stretching the tires and maybe even a UAS kit. The BC Coils I am on are too much of a pain to keep adjusting till I get the stance figured out. Thanks again to everyone, I really appreciate it. If you have any wheel suggestions, I'm open.
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Old 04-14-10, 06:08 PM   #25
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get negative cambers
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Old 04-15-10, 03:05 PM   #26
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I love what you have done with the 3GS. I just think maybe half an inch lower would give the car a more VIP look
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Really nice car, beside other suggestions I would recommend some type of tint and stay safe in Iraq .
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Just lower it, put on some spacers (or sell the wheels for new ones) and your good to go.
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Old 04-20-10, 08:23 AM   #29
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you need different wheels and a better stance. either flush it or dump it on something with chrome XL lips. SSR Nobles would look ill on it with the Jo Blood! with mad offsets!
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Looks good to me!!!
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