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What do you think I should go for? I do really like the 159/Brera alloys but anyone got any other ideas? I guess Ti's but I think they only suit the facelift and I dont wanna even start trying to find a set of Ti's and they buckle as well. Is it 5 x 108 ETA 36?

Also, how the hell does the parcel shelf come off? I took out the boot bolts and the ones just behind the seat, but trying to get it off is a nightmare....
 

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I know that i swiped those brera horseshoes from under your nose, for that i'm eternally sorry, i do have some morals left....
I would highly recommend them, other than the new bolts and spigot rings they where easy to fit.
I would say that they due to the design they are very vulnerable to scuffing against the curb, i've seen a 159 with them on and they where scratched to hell.
The ride quality is perfectly manageable on 18s with 40 profiles and they seems to be very well made, what of the other 159 wheels?
Also i took my parcel shelf off when fitting subs and DSP wiring, take out the backseat inc backrest (two bolts at the bottom), the c pillar trims (pull away from their clips), the nuts holding the shelf support from inside the boot, the seat belt cover tims, the bolt in the rear parcel shelf cubby inc the high level boot light? and the plastic trim plugs along the parcel shelf front side.. then jiggle away. Its quite a big panel inc the sunbind...
Good luck!
 

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5 x 110 for the 166 is it not.
 

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5 x 110 for the 166 is it not. Same as some Jags, modeos etc, so possibly some more options there!
 

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Wonder what these would look like on the 166?

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Alloy-Wheels-for-X-Type-Jaguar_W0QQitemZ110386948675QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUK_CarParts_Acc_Wheels_tyres_Rims_Car_Wheels_ET?hash=item110386948675&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14&_trkparms=72%3A1689|66%3A2|65%3A12|39%3A1|240%3A1318|301%3A0|293%3A1|294%3A50

Dug, you gonna flog me your alloys?
 

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Wonder what these would look like on the 166?

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Alloy-Wheels-for-X-Type-Jaguar_W0QQitemZ110386948675QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUK_CarParts_Acc_Wheels_tyres_Rims_Car_Wheels_ET?hash=item110386948675&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14&_trkparms=72%3A1689|66%3A2|65%3A12|39%3A1|240%3A1318|301%3A0|293%3A1|294%3A50

Dug, you gonna flog me your alloys?
Until I see pics with them on, my opinion is that they won't look good. Just my personal opinion sorry
 

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Anesh, those x types alloys would need spacers to correct the offset and centre hub difference. They would otherwise be set too far back and catch your suspension.
 

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Aghh nice on drummer....Aghh I see what it means by off set now, I was just looking at the bore! I need 35 is that right?
 

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Until I see pics with them on, my opinion is that they won't look good. Just my personal opinion sorry
Your prob right, i was just toying with ideas. I like 17s i have, but i just fancy a small change! I think the Brera / 159 and my frav at the moment to be honest.
 

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Go for 18" Horseshoes...and a tooth guard, in case you drive over a pebble :lol:. Don't copy Big Foot and fit those bl**dy horrible Audi 19s, though, OK? :D
 
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