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Which of these wheels looks better to you? #4438571
06/22/17 01:40 PM
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Balearic Islands , Spain
FordCapriDriver Offline OP
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First picture : original wheels ( 13" x 5.5" ) 185/70R13 Tyres
Second picture : later model ( 13" x 7.0" ) 205/60R13 Tyres

I can only choose one of the 2, because in Spain we have to homologate any wheels that we put on our cars, it's illegal to drive around with wheels that are not homologated.





I hope this is the right board to post this?


1975 Ford Capri II Ghia 3000 V6, - Shell Helix HX3 20W-50 w/ 20% Rimula R4X 15W-40 HDEO.

1988 Ford Escort Mk4 Xr3i Cabrio, - Shell Rimula R4X 15W-40, w/ 30% Helix 3 20W-50.
Re: Which of these wheels looks better to you? [Re: FordCapriDriver] #4438576
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Definitely the top ones.


1996 Nissan 300ZX 5-speed,Arctic Pearl(#175 of 300)
Quaker State Ultimate Durability 10W30
2012 Honda Accord Coupe EX-L 2.4,auto,San Marino Red
Quaker State Ultimate Durability 5W20

Re: Which of these wheels looks better to you? [Re: FordCapriDriver] #4438577
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Love the first set. Very cool.

Second set, is well, 70s cool...which is to say, umm, well...


32 Packard 15W40
02 Volvo V70 T5 0W40 M1
02 Volvo V70 XC 0W40 Edge
05 MB S600 0W40 M1
16 Tundra 1794 5W30 Pennzoil Ultra
Re: Which of these wheels looks better to you? [Re: FordCapriDriver] #4438580
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The homologated ones in the first picture.

Re: Which of these wheels looks better to you? [Re: SatinSilver] #4438583
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Yip!

Originally Posted By: SatinSilver
The homologated ones in the first picture.

Re: Which of these wheels looks better to you? [Re: FordCapriDriver] #4438586
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The first ones.


'02 530i (Edge 0W-40)
'15 Q5 3.0T (Edge 5W-40)
'18 Charger SRT (FF)
Re: Which of these wheels looks better to you? [Re: Astro14] #4438593
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FordCapriDriver Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: Astro14
Love the first set. Very cool.

Second set, is well, 70s cool...which is to say, umm, well...

Hahaha, full 70s would be, beige paint, beige interior and beige vinyl roof, which you could order on these!


1975 Ford Capri II Ghia 3000 V6, - Shell Helix HX3 20W-50 w/ 20% Rimula R4X 15W-40 HDEO.

1988 Ford Escort Mk4 Xr3i Cabrio, - Shell Rimula R4X 15W-40, w/ 30% Helix 3 20W-50.
Re: Which of these wheels looks better to you? [Re: FordCapriDriver] #4438594
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Definitely the spokes, not the manhole covers.

Con Ed might sue you for infringement...


Re: Which of these wheels looks better to you? [Re: Oro_O] #4438596
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Originally Posted By: Oro_O
Definitely the spokes, not the manhole covers.

Con Ed might sue you for infringement...


The wheels in the second picture are known in the community as pepper pot wheels, i think it describes them perfectly.


1975 Ford Capri II Ghia 3000 V6, - Shell Helix HX3 20W-50 w/ 20% Rimula R4X 15W-40 HDEO.

1988 Ford Escort Mk4 Xr3i Cabrio, - Shell Rimula R4X 15W-40, w/ 30% Helix 3 20W-50.
Re: Which of these wheels looks better to you? [Re: FordCapriDriver] #4438600
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Definately the first ones. So no custom wheels allowed in Spain?


'18 Impala
'03 Park Avenue
'05 Park Avenue
'07 Honda Accord
'09 VStar 1300
Re: Which of these wheels looks better to you? [Re: FordCapriDriver] #4438601
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First set thumbsup


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14 Civic-Idemitsu Zepro 0W-20, XG7317
05 Chevy 2500HD-QSUD 10W-30, XG3675
97 Accord Wagon-Havoline HM 10W-30, PH3593A
Re: Which of these wheels looks better to you? [Re: carviewsonic] #4438603
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FordCapriDriver Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: carviewsonic
Definately the first ones. So no custom wheels allowed in Spain?

If the wheels are the same dimensions and have the same tyres than the original ones, no problem.
If you want to use a different size wheel or tyre, you have to get them homologated through the Spanish equivalent of the American DMV.


1975 Ford Capri II Ghia 3000 V6, - Shell Helix HX3 20W-50 w/ 20% Rimula R4X 15W-40 HDEO.

1988 Ford Escort Mk4 Xr3i Cabrio, - Shell Rimula R4X 15W-40, w/ 30% Helix 3 20W-50.
Re: Which of these wheels looks better to you? [Re: FordCapriDriver] #4438606
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FordCapriDriver,

Just want to say I'm glad you are an active member here. I like seeing content/perspectives from other nations here.

And yes the first set look much better than the 2nd.

Re: Which of these wheels looks better to you? [Re: FordCapriDriver] #4438614
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The first set of wheels looks the best by far..


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Re: Which of these wheels looks better to you? [Re: FordCapriDriver] #4438615
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First set by far. Love the Capris. I owned a 74 2.8L and it was one of the best driving cars.


99 Jeep WJ 4.7 190,000 Maxlife 10w30, Fram Ultra.
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