GE8 Fit parts for sale

Some examples of the fitment of the wheels and tires.

Wheels are Rota D2 17×8.5 et48. Rear has extended ARP wheel studs and 8mm spacers which makes the rear track width match the front. These fit at this height without rolling the fenders. Tires are 205/40-17 Falken Ziex ZE512.

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Detail pics of each wheel, showing the one that is currently curb rashed and needs touched up. Also shows how the tires off the rear got a little rubbed down from the rear fenders. Have a fifth matching tire with half tread.

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Extended ARP wheel studs, open end extended length lug nuts and key, hub rings and hubcentric 8mm spacers.  20150417_184709

Buddy Club N+ Coil overs with original paperwork, stickers and adjustment wrenches.

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My cars: 1989 Mazda 323 (the first one)

I ended up having three Mazda 323’s. This was the first one, purchased for $500 when I was dirt poor. Spray painted wheels and faux carbon fiber spray painted hood, along with a 323 GTX grille were the only changes to the exterior. Inside I had a set of GTX seats, a Momo steering wheel and an aftermarket shift knob. Oh, and my portable cd player velcroed to the dash. Best thing about this car were the brand new Tokico sports shocks I installed because they were discontinued and cheaper than anything else I could find. Don’t worry, everything was better after this.

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Inspired examples of OEM wheels on the “wrong” car! v.2:

Another Ranger on Mustang wheels:

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Pontiac GTA wheels on a Camaro:

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Cobra wheels on a 5.0 powered Fairmont:

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Mercedes wheels on this VW Passat:

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X5 wheels on a MK4 Golf:

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C5 Y2K Corvette wheels on a Chevy Impala wagon:Image

Dodge Challenger on Viper Reps:

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Alphards on a MK5 Jetta:

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\Mercedes W123 on Mustang Cobra wheels:

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Fox body Mustang on late model special edition Cobra wheels:Image

New Edge Bullitts on a 70’s Mustang:

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Cobras on a four eyed fox:

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NSX Type-R wheels on a Honda Step Wagon:

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Trans AM GTA wheels again, this time on a Monte Carlo.

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Nopi Nationals 2006

Decided to dig through the archives and post some old stuff for awhile. Enjoy!DSCN0340

Honda Civic with old school hood graphics at their finest.

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Nissan S13 looking quite period correct for its time.

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This wild Honda Civic drove in pulling a trailer. I can’t imagine what this must have been like to drive at full chat.

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Lexus GS headlights on a VW Beetle with some “interesting” bodywork. 2006, folks.

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This Civic blew me away in 2006 and it is still breaking necks today. I should do a feature on it sometime as the craftsmanship is amazing.

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Nissan Altima convertible… ooookkkkaaayyyy…

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This Audi was one of the rare cars actually on point.

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This Supra was another. Rear fitment is a little off but other wise pretty well done.

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The Fuzion Tires chop top Jeep Wrangler on some import-tuner style wheels in a eye-catching grape purple paint job.

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I thought this was the cleanest car at Nopi. A Saturn SL2, which had every inch gone over and either upgraded, or refinished to an exceptional level of quality.

Skyline

I didn’t even know how awesome this was, only that I’d never seen a Skyline like this KPGC10 before.

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NOS sponsored Pontiac Solstice.

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Another well done contestant, a gorgeous R33 Skyline on gold BBS wheels.

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Widebodys were everywhere and rarely looked truly “right”, like shown on this Lexus IS300.

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Boser hoods were still all the rage in the euro circles, like this MK3 Jetta demonstrates.

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Pontiac Firebird on Corvette wheels was a bit of a fish out of water among all the imports.

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R32 Skyline on Nismo wheels and wearing a RB Motoring banner. Wonder what happened to this car after Motorex went under?

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GM brought a bunch of modded vehicles every year. In 2006 this banana yellow Pontiac G6 was one of them *shudder*.

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Speaking of shuddering, how many of you would daily this wild Lexus?

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Push me-pull you Acura Integra… Integra’s?

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Nissan Sentra with chameleon paint and a Pulsar GTI-R hood.

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I still think this was a game changer in the Lexus SC game. NOS sponsored drift style, don’t know if it ever competed or was just a show pony.

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Daihatsu pickup. Ridiculous is about the only word I can think of to describe this.

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Last but not least. I believe this was packing decent firepower underhood but some questionable graphics on the exterior.

Pro Touring comes in many flavors

Regular frequenters of this site will know I’m a huge fan of the oddballs, the underdogs, the outcasts if you will of the automotive world. Here are a few american cars that don’t usually garner much attention that have been hit eith the Pro Touring stick with fabulous results.

427 powered Mercury Cougar on Halibrands? Yes please, can I have some more?

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I know it’s just a digital render but I really dig it. Anyone know if this was ever built?

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For the Mopar fans, how do you like this 1968 Plymouth Valiant?

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Here’s something you never see modified, an AMC Concord! Those Shelby Razor wheels look quite appropriate on this Vader-esque coupe.

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I love the color on this 1977 Buick Century.

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A 1963 International Scout sitting  low on some Torq Thrust style wheels counts as Pro Touring, right?hrdp_1001_01+1962_international_scout+

This Pro Touring Cadillac is a Fleetwood Brougham coupe that won Car Craft’s Real Street Eliminator challenge. Ran 11.80s! Click here for more on the Cadillac Attack!
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Dodge Demon on CCW’s and that green…

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I’ve got a soft spot for the square body S10.

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The 2 door Malibu doesn’t get much love except with the quarter mile crowd.

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Anybody else love these old Ford F-100’s?

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Sema: Chevy C10

I love the 67-72 and 73-87 C10 trucks, and I know I’m not alone. Lifted, lowered, rat rod or restored, show or race? Which is best? I’ll let you decide:

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1991 Chevy S10: Timmy the truck

Just a simple 4.3 V6 shortbed S10 with a finish only mother nature could create. It’s dropped a few inches on springs and spindles up front and leaves and blocks out back. The wheels are late eighties Caprice and the center caps are from a ’70’s C10. The grille came from the sorta-rare Oldsmobile Bravada. This was a fun little truck and came out just how I wanted when I was done.

I will build at least two more some day.

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Probably my favorite picture of Timmy.

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Timmy did work too, hauling a bed full of stuff on a regular basis. This load was towards th end of a 300 mile day, and consisted of 4 nascar wheels and tires, 2 loose nascar tires, a pair of Ikea wardrobes and a good sized cabinet (along with a bunch of smaller odds and ends.)

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I tried to run a set of Corvette ZR1 wheels but the fronts were more of a challenge than I had time to sort out. Still, the 315 width rear tires on the 17×11 wheels looked right tucked up under the fenders.

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Sema: Suit and Tie edition

“VIP” has grown as a style from the days of big black, mostly stock-bodied Japanese sedans slammed on static suspension and big expensive wheels. Nowadays, pretty much any color and any make is fair game, as well as crazy body kits and loud details.

The new, “Imported from Detroit” Chrysler 300C looks natural dropped on flashy wheels.

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The new Hyundai Genesis sedan sitting mean in a dark grey is another example of the new VIP.

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Another Genesis sedan.

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Fitment being on point is still a big part of the VIP trend as demonstrated on this VIP Y50, or Infiniti M45 as it is more commonly known.

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Another Infiniti M45. What are your thoughts on these wheels?

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The Lexus LS is a staple of the VIP trend.

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A little more traditional style here!

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Elvis Skender, founder of Stancenation had his brilliant Lexus LS400 on display in the excellent Toyo Tires Treadpass.

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The new Lexus LS.

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Sema: Acura and Honda

This year the domestics were definitely more prevalent than the imports. That being said, Acuras and Hondas:

I was really surprised to see this clean JDM swapped Acura Integra on beautiful Mugen MF10 wheels and powered by an equally gorgeous gold-plated ITB shod K swap.

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The aero on this thing!

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Look! Time travel is possible! It has to be, cause this looks like it came straight from 1999.

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Another top notch build in the Toyo Tires treadpass, a widebody NSX.

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Another shot of the wild Variant Factory NSX.

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This color combo is becoming more common but NSX’s arent!

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Check the details of the rolling stock!

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This one has a bit of a mid 2000’s vibe.

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The Rocket Bunny Acura NSX did not get a good spot in the show and seemed very overlooked. Unfortunate but oh well, what can you do?

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The engine bay setup was pretty on this beast.

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Why no headlights? Because race car!

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Got camber?

RHonda Accord

Another track prepped machine.

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A few from the Honda Fit showcase.

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Spoon Sports livery looks good on every Honda!

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The wild widebody of the Tjin Edition Honda Fit!  RHonda Fit (10) RHonda Fit (12)

Honda Fit with matching Honda Grom!

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Bisimoto built Fit packing big turbo power!

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Color matched graphics and wheels.  RHonda S2000 (1)

Not something you see everyday, an Amuse kitted S2k.

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