Aftermarket Wheel Thread

Discussion in 'Prius c Accessories and Modifications' started by SSG S, Apr 27, 2012.

  1. SSG S

    SSG S Junior Member

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    Post pictures of the wheels you installed with as much data as possible.

    Wheel Brand
    Wheel Model
    Wheel Weight (preferably from a scale, but manufacturer weight is ok)
    Size
    Offset
    Tire Size
    Tire Pressure Monitors
    Difference felt in ride quality (if any)
    Price Paid
    Fitment Issues

    Hope this helps future buyers :)

    Wheel Brand Drag
    Wheel Model DR31
    Wheel Weight 14 lbs
    Size15x6.5
    Offset 40MM
    Tire Size STOCK
    Tire Pressure Monitors YES, NO ISSUES
    Difference felt in ride quality Exactly the same as stock
    Price Paid 360 for the wheels/518 including tire swap and light weight lugs
    Fitment Issues NONE
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  2. Angel Natal

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    Tires installed: Stock?? or xxx-xx-xx??
    Tire pressure monitors installed? y/n :cool:
     
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    Is that color gunmetal?
     
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    ^They're bronze.

    Very nice wheels. It needs a drop though. And what's with the 80s-style glam soft-focus picture? :p
     
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    macmaster05 Senor Member

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    OH MY GOD. I think I know that background. Was this taken near a kareoke shop in LA???
     
  6. SSG S

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    Thanks Angel,
    Original post has been updated with that info.

    Mac,
    The picture was taken with my broken down phone unfortunately. I will try and add some nicer ones soon.
    The wheels were installed in South El Monte in a commercial area close to the corner of Santa Anita and Rush I believe it was. Didnt see any Kareoke around there.
     
  7. Angel Natal

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    Nice!!!:rockon:
    I think I'll buy this ones for my PC-1
     

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    i like those. available in black? price etc?
     
  9. kkim

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    I think you should also include wheel offset to the info as this will make a big difference if a particular wheel will fit without rubbing issues once the new wheels are installed on the car.

    Wheel Brand- Konig
    Wheel Model- Helium
    Wheel Weight (preferably from a scale, but manufacturer weight is ok)- 11.5 lbs on bathroom digital scale
    Size- 15x6.5
    Offset- 40mm
    Tire Size- stock Bridgestone Turanza EL400 175-65
    Tire Pressure Monitors- no
    Difference felt in ride quality (if any)- wider wheels has given the car a bit more stable feeling in corners. Tire pressures finally set at 38f/35r after the initial setting of 40f/36r proved to be too harsh for the wife.
    Price Paid- $376 plus shipping
    Fitment Issues- some debate if the 6.5 wheel is too wide for the 175-65 tire. I have read differing views from different wheel/tire sources. To date there have been no problems using the stock 175 tire on a 6.5 wide rim.

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  10. SSG S

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    Agreen KKim,
    Offset added :) Good catch bud.
     
  11. whtrabbitjoe77

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    Are there any known issues 15x6.5 wheel with a 38mm offset? I am looking at a set of Konig Feathers

    Joe
     
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    Discount Tire has a very nice interactive wheels system that lets you pick the color of your C and see the wheels on the car.
    Home - Discount Tire Direct

    Joe
     
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    I would call any of the dealers selling the wheels and ask them for a fitment guaranty. If it doesn't fit once you try them on, you have a recourse to return them. I'm interested in 6.5x15 38ET wheels myself and would like a definitive answer as well.
     
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    I looked at the Konig feathers at Discount Tire. The guy there said that the narrowest tire he recommended was 185. He mentioed no other offset or fitment problems.

    I know that a couple posters here have succeessfully installed the oem tires on a 6.5" wheel with no problems as yet.

    I guess I'll have to wear these tires out as quickly as possible.Patience is a virtue I'm still trying to cultivate.
     
  16. Tom Hamill

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    Here's mine, which are Scion 15x6 offset 40.
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    Did the guy at Discount Tire mention if the TPS will work with the wheel?

    The specs for the 175/65/15 tire from Goodyear says they should be used on 5"-6" wheels. For a a 6.5" wheel you only have .5" of sidewall stretch.

    Joe

     
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    Good question. I'll ask next time I visit.
     
  19. Angel Natal

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    Are those OEM or replicas?
    Pressure monitors installed?
    Thank You !
     
  20. John337

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    I wanted to stay within a 5.5" width so I ordered this wheel:

    Wheel Brand Honda (made by Enkei)
    Wheel Model Insight stock alloy
    Wheel Weight 14 lbs (mfgr spec)
    Size 15 x 5.5
    Offset 45MM
    Tire Size STOCK
    Tire Pressure Monitors YES
    Difference felt in ride quality TBD
    Price Paid $700 for the wheels
    Fitment Issues TBD

    I plan to repaint the center caps to get rid of the "H" and they will require hub centric rings, 56.1mm OD to 54.1mm ID. I'll post an update when I get them fitted.
     

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