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Right guys! Im after some 18''s for the car................Ti ones look nice and I belive they are made by Toora. Im not gonna get any Zenders for it, or sport am I? Any suggestions?
 

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I like the Zender Siena's but also the original FL 18" ones. That's the one in front, the one in the back is a 17", both nice...:cool:
 

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Yeh i was thinking bout the FL alloys, but it would have to be the TIs for me to be honest! I want something a little sport to make the car a little younger! Those Zenders.......I wish!

Stu, there just a bunch on chavs on here :D.....jokes!


Id stick with the original exhuast, i think it looks nice and its cheap enough to buy! Now if you need a full system then s/s is the way forward for you due to cost!

Put it this way, what are the disadvantages to having the normal back box. Could do with a larger pipes tho only by 1cm tho! And sound more like a GTV!

Dont get me wrong a s/s are awesome and very cool but when you bring price into it its changes things!
 

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A couple of pictures of my 166 with the 18" FL wheels, with RH ZW4 18" wheels and GTA in 17". Had to change wheels to RH as the Speedlines got bent. Currently waiting to get them refurbished.

Alfabbs.fi

Personally I like the 2-split RH more than the Speedlines.
 

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I think you are correct, one thing I love is the relatvly little noise you get with the radio off crusing at 70mph. I thing a sporty exhaust would destroy that
Stu, just have a standard system made up out of stainless steel, then. It doesn't have to be 'sports' or loud, as I said before :rant:
 

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eh you could do that stu! I hard a GTV at AUtolusso with a s/s, it was really soft with a really really nice soft thunderes purr to it!
 

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I may have a set of 18 inch Siena's.... They were on my car for a couple of years and got buckled, so I replaced with a set of Ti wheels about a year ago. My local specialist (Alfa Aid in Maidenhead) knew of somewhere that might be able to repair them and so we sent them off to see what could be done. I was at Alfa Aid last week and was shown my old Siena's looking all shiny and new! They want to put them on a balancing machine and check they are all OK, but if you are interested I will ask them to get a move on!

Cheers

Philip
 

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I like the Zender Siena's but also the original FL 18" ones. That's the one in front, the one in the back is a 17", both nice...:cool:
My car came with new alloys when i bought her. 18" FL ones like in the picture.

Have to say that the ride can be quite harsh at times but with Low Profile tyres on it does make the car IMHO
 

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I may have a set of 18 inch Siena's.... They were on my car for a couple of years and got buckled, so I replaced with a set of Ti wheels about a year ago. My local specialist (Alfa Aid in Maidenhead) knew of somewhere that might be able to repair them and so we sent them off to see what could be done. I was at Alfa Aid last week and was shown my old Siena's looking all shiny and new! They want to put them on a balancing machine and check they are all OK, but if you are interested I will ask them to get a move on!

Cheers

Philip
YYYYYYYYESSSSSSSSSSS please! I have just found a set of alloys that I may buy but I can hold till you tell me more about these bad boys!! Any pics?
 

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Hi! I've gotthe 18" Ti alloys on my 166. Combined with the lower suspension, the ride can be quite harsh around town (speed bumps et al!!). The car handles great, whether the 18" alloys with 40 profile make a significant difference is debateable. Possibly 17" would have been a justifiable compromise. Furthermore, it is impossible to prevent buckling because of the width of the wheel coupled with very low profile. I've purchased a replacement since I've had the car.In hindsight, it was pointless, strategic balancing offsets any noticeable wobble and eccentricity. Anyway, I was exploring the possibility of changing to 17", but I keep putting it off, cos it's a Ti etc. A replacement costs £185 from any dealership, so they are quite expensive!!
 

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Where does the line form for the Sienas?

I agree as well that the Zender Sienas look awesome. I have been searching for a set of 17" or 18" Sienas for some time myself. I don't mean to hijack your thread but if for any reason you should decide you aren't interested in these, I'd like to grab position #2 in line for a possible purchase of said wheels.
 

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Wicked! How much are you looking for the alloys? Where would I need to pick them up from?
I'm still trying to get Alfa Aid to check if they balance up properly. Assuming they do I also need to understand how much I owe them for having them reconditioned and then we need to come to an agreement about a price...

Sorry it's taking so long, I will speak to AlfaAid again today. The wheels are currently with them in Maidenhead

Cheers

Philip
 
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