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I am installing the nf210's sat and I am getting new rubber Friday so I can align it right after . Would 225 50 16 or 215 55 16 look better on 16x8 40mm ? I don't want it to look stupid but more beefy. Also I would like a little more rubber than my 205 55 16 have for smoother ride.
 

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I run 225/50/16s on 16x7 rims with no problems. It looks great.
 

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Well I guess i will throw on the 225's tomarrow and after the drop I will go and have them test fit a 215 since they said I can swap them out. A win win situation!
 

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FYI-
Here's what it looks like on mine:
 

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love your ride the offset stripe is sweet! you have the nf210? Also i noticed you have the pillar tape off do you like the look of it off with the bumper covered I am trying to decide to remove the tape or leave it on I love the black out look but the tape off gives it a classy look. I have the same color as you.
 

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I'm running TRDs, which have a similar drop- but with a stiffer spring.

Thanks for the comments on the stripe. It is lined up to the driver-side roof "bump." I don't know why there aren't more like that, it just flows nicely, esp. if the natural "bumps" are used for aligning them. There are other stuff people don't do that I think they should. For example, the roof proportions (length to width) is just CRYING for flags to be put on them! Yet, I have yet to see one. Why not?
I'm thinking of changing the stripe to my long-planned Scottish flag, which isn't as easy as it should be, thanks to the non-parallel side black roof strips. (Makes getting the 4 blue triangles for the "X" much more complex, which would looke awful if miss-aligned.)

MORE STRIPES!!!
FLAGS ON THE ROOF!!!

LET'S SEE IT!!
 

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**** yeah never thought of that I love the mini's that have the checkrd flag up top it would look pretty clean But i am more partial to the offset stripe was it painted or is it vinyl? I cant wait for my drop now since it will be a hair lower in fron and back. I am about to get some vinyl from my buddy so I can start. I always hated racing stripes but i love a racing stripe!
 

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The stripe from more head-on, also on flatter pavement:



To show wheels and drop:

 

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I just got my 225 50 16's on and omg! They look sick I can't believe that it made that much difference honestly I wouldn't drop it if I didn't already have my kit. But it is going to
Look that much meaner tomorrow now! 225's definentaly the way to go exactly what I was looking for and they ride like a dream too. Hey where did your red centercaps go? Lol little things change the look so much. I think I am going to try to do something like your stripe later but with a skinny one on each side of e large one.
 

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Thanks, for the compliments on my ride.

I'm glad your happy with the rubber.
And a stripe w/ 2 side ones would look good. "Back in the day," The John Willment Cobra Coupe had a triple stripe when racing in the mid-1960s:

Willment Cars
 

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That's exactly what I am talking about . But offset. It would be a pain in the *** to do though. The rain is letting up looks like the drop will be going on after all yay!
 

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Not really, unless you take it down the rear hatch. That would be a pain there. The top and hood are easy-peazy.
 

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The hard part is keeping it straight, esp. if offset. When centered, you just keep the stripe centered and it works out.
I recommend pulling the plate and "rear garnish" (the piece that goes just above the plate). That would make the alignment easier. Then, you can add the garnish back on and put the stripe on it (if that's what you want to do).

The greatest thing about silver is that any accent hue works. I was planning on royal blue and orange, but things changed and I ended up with red as a definite.
Pick a color or set of them and run with it! Pick one(s) you like.
 
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