Let see pic's of your XR with killer wheels

Documenting your big project with photos/videos? Have photos/videos to share of anything Merkur related? Place your links to photos and videos here. Please - Merkurs and Merkur-related pictures only. Cosworths welcome!!
Carlisle and event related pictures are to be placed in the relevant section under 'Events'.
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Post by mtnXRti » Fri May 14, 2010 2:19 pm

Just post'n up.
This is currently how it looks as it limps around town.
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Still have a ton to do and the list just gets longer as time moves on.
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Post by aaul00 » Sun May 16, 2010 9:20 pm

Here are my new wheels... same pictures as my project thread, but I figured I would contribute here as well. I'm not sure if they count as "killer," but I love the clean look of them.

They're Liquid Metal Static wheels through DiscountTireDirect. 16x7 38et mounted on 205/50/16's. They fit extremely well.

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Post by xr4man » Mon May 17, 2010 8:41 am

some ebay specials. size is 17x7 25mm offset, tires are 215 40 17 all around. 15mm spacers in the rear just for cosmetics.

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mondeo st200 wheels. 17x7 49mm offset, tires are 215 45 17 all around. 15mm spacer front and back.

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Post by Colin » Mon May 17, 2010 10:05 am

Stern Inter-touring
17x7 ET35
5x114.3/4x114.3 pattern

I painted them in this GM 'Goldstream' paint (from a Cadillac.) I'd rather have some lower offset wheels with a big lip... :roll:


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HEAVY :oops:

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Enough clearance for the 13" Cobra brakes.

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Post by duncan1437 » Thu May 27, 2010 7:52 pm

i'm happy with my 12 mm offset 14" wheels and fat tires

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they give the car a 1960s transam race car look.

but the car's side profile is a bit pudgy

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and i think the traditional torque thrust wheels might better suit the car

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unfortunately it seems the bolt pattern/offset makes the torque thrust wheels an impossible dream. :dunno unless anyone can figure out how to make it happen???? :cheers

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Post by Taps » Sat May 29, 2010 4:54 pm

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They look a bit like mine

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Post by 86XR4Ti5SPD » Sat May 29, 2010 10:44 pm

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Rota RB 16 x 7.5 with 205/50 Falken 912s.
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Post by duncan1437 » Sun May 30, 2010 12:20 am

Taps wrote:Image

They look a bit like mine

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i agree! can you please let me know what wheels you have or their website. thx! :D

and if anyone can figure out how the American Racing Torque Thrust wheels might fit, thats good too!

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Post by thebronze » Sun May 30, 2010 2:33 am

86XR4Ti5SPD wrote:Image

Rota RB 16 x 7.5 with 205/50 Falken 912s.

Those look fantastic...I was thinking about those too....
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Post by Taps » Sun May 30, 2010 3:34 am

duncan1437 wrote:
i agree! can you please let me know what wheels you have or their website. thx! :D
http://www.revolutionwheels.com/5-spoke/

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Post by xr4chris » Mon May 31, 2010 10:49 pm

scorpio swap with audi 17s
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Post by thebronze » Tue Jun 01, 2010 12:48 am

xr4chris wrote:scorpio swap with audi 17s
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Nice...very nice
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Post by xr4outcast » Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:15 am

xr4chris wrote:scorpio swap with audi 17s
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That looks killer. I had done something similar with my old 86'. I didnt use the same wheels I used A6 17x8's.
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Post by Ed Lijewski » Tue Jun 01, 2010 4:12 pm

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Post by Ray » Tue Jun 01, 2010 4:21 pm

Ed those look awesome. Close up pics?
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