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Old 03-23-2010, 09:01 PM   #1
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rpf1 vs sportmax 002

i'm stuck on which wheels to go for (this is for a NA miata):
some notes on why i'm picking between these two:

sportmax 002 (would like to paint them in black):
+ cheaper
+ 15x8 0 or +15 offset
- fender rolling is required
- need to paint it black
- made in china


rpf1 (black):
+ lightweight
+ no fender rolling required
- 15x7 +35 offset (not as aggressive)
- not sure if i will like the look

which route would you go for? looks vs practicality...

i'm horrible at deciding.

thanks for any inputs.
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Old 03-23-2010, 10:14 PM   #2
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enkei i guess? at least they aint made in china


even tho i aint a fan of enkei
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How much do each of them weigh?
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do you know how to parrallel park?
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Do it right the first time, or have sunken wheels in your fenders LOL
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Old 03-24-2010, 09:54 AM   #6
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if you got cash go for enkei
if you dont go for the sportsmax

all comes down to how much you willing to dish out
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Old 04-02-2010, 02:30 AM   #7
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Those RPF01's are WEAK sizing

The Sportmaxx's are better sizing however they are played the fuck out.

Unfortunately, fitment > originality....go with the sportmaxx and man up and roll.
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weight, your NA miata, has the lowest amount of torque i've ever driven. I believe the RPFs weigh less. So i would go for hte RPF
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Old 04-02-2010, 01:18 PM   #9
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I'd pick the sport maxx, just cause it has a better sizing. rpf1 are played out imo, and the sportmaxx will give a miata a better stance imo
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Performance or looks?
Performance = RPF1
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I'd go for the rpf1's, but I honestly dont like the way they look in anything under whatever size x 9
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