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View Poll Results: 405m Wheels - Love or no-love
Love 13 30.23%
No-love 30 69.77%
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      04-13-2014, 03:31 PM   #45
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No love, too busy.
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      05-06-2014, 03:46 PM   #46
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Here are mine.

Quick question, is it possible to run a squared setup (I want to ditch the RFs)?

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      05-06-2014, 08:36 PM   #47
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Here are mine.

Quick question, is it possible to run a squared setup (I want to ditch the RFs)?

I changed mine out to PSS 265/30/20 and 235/35/20...fits nicely, handles great and looks awesome now. I hated the crappy Pirellis (no offence)...they're so skinny that my new 235 fronts are wider than their 255. They sit perfectly square on the wheels now and look proper. BTW, I'm surprised not many people on this board like the 405's...I admit they're not the most photogenic wheels...but they look great in person and are forged, light and strong.
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      05-06-2014, 08:53 PM   #48
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The 405M wheels are nice till you have to repair them. It's not as easy to repair compared to some others.

Probably might change to Michellin PSS when the Pirelli's are worn out.
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      05-07-2014, 02:18 PM   #49
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Here are mine.

Quick question, is it possible to run a squared setup (I want to ditch the RFs)?

I like them if they look the way they do here in person, with the two-tone nature making the black spokes more background than busy. Other pics I think they do look too busy, but I think the lighting and angles etc of 2D pictures probably makes it hard to appreciate in pics.

FWIW, I was about to say I only like them on black cars since it helps the black spokes blend better and avoid being as busy, then I saw this orange one and thought they looked awesome on it. I do wish they were available in 19" though, not sure I really like 20's on this car.
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      05-09-2014, 09:13 PM   #50
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I think they look great both in pics and real life, can't believe how many people seem to hate them.
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      05-09-2014, 10:21 PM   #51
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The 405M looks great with the two tone and doesn't look too busy. Much lighter than stock.

Agreed it looks better in Black but White is quite nice as well.
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      05-12-2014, 10:56 PM   #52
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I didn't really like these until I saw them in person. Quite a difference, and much more attractive.
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      05-12-2014, 11:49 PM   #53
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Love. I think that black car and orange car look great!

Saw one in person as well, had to struggle to hold myself back from ordering one on the spot! The price tag on it helped a lot
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      05-15-2014, 10:17 PM   #54
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I have them and like them. However hate the RFT and pirellis; specially when I just got a puncture and if I'm not going to be able to fix it the replacement of 1 tyre is @$750 and no many options out there.
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I changed mine out to PSS 265/30/20 and 235/35/20...fits nicely, handles great and looks awesome now. I hated the crappy Pirellis (no offence)...they're so skinny that my new 235 fronts are wider than their 255. They sit perfectly square on the wheels now and look proper. BTW, I'm surprised not many people on this board like the 405's...I admit they're not the most photogenic wheels...but they look great in person and are forged, light and strong.
Chico do you have any pics of your setup?? I will love to have PSS and might do that set up you are using.

so you have no issues??
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Chico do you have any pics of your setup?? I will love to have PSS and might do that set up you are using.

so you have no issues??
No issues whatsoever...do it! It's the best investment you can make IMO if you want to drive this car like it's meant to be. I never felt confident driving it on those skinny, stretched Pirellis...did I mention how much I hated them? I'll take some pics when I get home on the weekend.
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      05-18-2014, 09:48 AM   #57
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I have no love for the 405s from the moment they came out!


But somehow it works well on this car:


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Quick question, is it possible to run a squared setup (I want to ditch the RFs)?

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      05-18-2014, 01:27 PM   #58
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Good looking car Nowe.
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