10 holes on a merkur... pictures this time

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10 holes on a merkur... pictures this time

Post by Garret » Wed Apr 09, 2008 5:18 pm

Put the summer wheels on the car today... I still gotta paint the back ones yet but i needed to take off the studded tires so I just slapped them on. The rear tires are whatever because they will just be abused, but the fronts are Yoko AVS100s. I personally love the 10 hole mustang rims in flat black.

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It also turns out that the vagueness in the front of my car was the crappy winter tires because with these Yokos on there it feels like a totally different car. Which is much better than the bushing being shot, i am going to put in my poly bushing kit this weekend and possibly hard mount the rear... we'll see how adventurous I am feelings

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Post by mtnXRti » Wed Apr 09, 2008 5:49 pm

I dig'em :thumb
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Post by xrian » Wed Apr 09, 2008 5:58 pm

They also look prety good in White!
Sorry but that's the only pic with the winter tires on. All our gravel tires are on 10 holes also.
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Post by EVIL_XR4 » Wed Apr 09, 2008 6:59 pm

Awesome! I used to have an all-out obsession with 10 holes and everyone thought i was crazy. I was even close to having a set widened to 10 inches for the back of the Mustang but i never made it happen.

Here's the Mustang back in the day with'em. I painted them with Dupli Colour high performance wheel coating...they looked pretty sweet.

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Post by hEaT » Wed Apr 09, 2008 7:07 pm

Looks good. I really like them in black.
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Post by Mike McCreight » Wed Apr 09, 2008 8:28 pm

Here's what I like about the "10 holers" 'Scuse the crummy pic.
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They fit fine over the big brakes with my adapters... :D
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Post by topher_csr » Thu Apr 10, 2008 1:03 am

i like the 10 hole rims i had a similar set on my 87 cougar, i just got these and i think they go well with the car they are svt euro rims. i found them on craigs list and traded a nintendo wii for them straight up.

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Post by Colin » Thu Apr 10, 2008 1:06 am

Mike McCreight wrote:They fit fine over the big brakes with my adapters... :D
I'd consider those to be "medium brakes," Mike. ;)
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Post by Mike McCreight » Thu Apr 10, 2008 8:02 am

OK! :oops:
My new setup (available soon) will use 300mm rotors... Not quite your Cobra setup, but this way I'll only have to swap rotors and adapters. No having to get new crush washers and bleed brakes. :D
I'd have used my adapters and Cobra calipers, but I still like to run 15s for auto-X and lapping days. Hopefully the new 16s will fit over the 300mm setup.
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Post by Ed Lijewski » Thu Apr 10, 2008 12:57 pm

FASTUR_XR4TI wrote:i like the 10 hole rims i had a similar set on my 87 cougar, i just got these and i think they go well with the car they are svt euro rims. i found them on craigs list and traded a nintendo wii for them straight up.

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Post by topher_csr » Thu Apr 10, 2008 6:18 pm

thats actually at my school. i am an automotive business major at central missouri state university, so i have access to the shop when ever i need it. but the lift is vary nice, it makes working on it very nice.
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Post by deathbypsi » Thu Apr 10, 2008 8:18 pm

I kinda favor them myself!
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Post by EVIL_XR4 » Thu Apr 10, 2008 9:13 pm

I kinda like them better with the center caps...i liked them without them on my Mustang. They look real tasteful and "OEM".

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Cllassic styling?

Post by michaelb » Fri Apr 11, 2008 7:09 am

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I spy ten holes.
Must be a classic style. Very nice looking.

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Post by Mike McCreight » Fri Apr 11, 2008 8:33 am

Get 'em while you can... Nobody seems to want them, well, outside of the XR community, and the price of scrap aluminum is rising. :?
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