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I received my new 18" OZ Ultraleggera's with PS2's last week and had them sitting in the garage waiting for a sunny weekend to install. The weather has not been so good in Denver lately and I thouht I would be sensible and wait until the weather turned better. That was all well and good but I couldn't stop thinking about them. I keep wondering how much difference in accelleration they might make, what combination of spacers will look best, etc.... So on my way home from working late this evening I decided to put them on. The problem is it was 11:30 at night and I have a presentation to give at 8:00. Well they are on the car and look fantastic. To top it off I am sitting here writing this post because I can't sleap. When my wie finds out I put the wheels on in the middle of the night(or even that I bought them for that matter), she may have me committed. At least I can stop thinking about it, or at least the wheels, since I am still waiting for my EST cat back and IPD springs! By the way, I used 5mm spacers in the back, none in the front (et 38 I think) which is close to 10mm on the front and 15mm on the rear with pegs. Happy Obsessing!!
 

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Re: I may be in need of professional help. (Turbo Chad)

Pictures, Pictures, Pictures!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>R_Rated</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">we need a pole.... how many people have wifes that are clueless to the money spend on toys.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>How about a poll instead. Unless you do need a pole... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: I may be in need of professional help. (Turbo Chad)

If you DARE post a pic of your OZ ultraleggera's before mine get here, I will divert a stealth bomber to your house. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>I ordered mine 4 weeks ago, damn post office. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/mad.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: I may be in need of professional help. ("R" Kelly)

Hey,<br>Is that the same Post Office we're using for my mirrors! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>-Jon
 

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Re: I may be in need of professional help. (ForceReconTrojan)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>ForceReconTrojan</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Hey,<br>Is that the same Post Office we're using for my mirrors! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>-Jon</TD></TR></TABLE><p>No, TireRack sending them Parcel Post (Space Available)... takes 4-6 weeks. <p>I pick your mirrors up from dealer tomorrow, they go Priority Mail takes 7-10 days. Priority is <IMG SRC="http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/36/36_1_36.gif" BORDER="0"> for big heavy stuff like tires mounted on wheels.
 

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Sunday I pick up my set of Ultraleggeras with PS2 mounted from my shop. I will wait for you "R" Kelly to post pics first in fear of a tatical strike. I have springs and sways sitting ready to go along with the wheels when they come in...I agree with Chad many a restless night
 

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Re: I may be in need of professional help. ("R" Kelly)

Thanks Kelly.<p>I rememeber traveling space available to surf some interesting spots the old MAC used to fly to in the 80's. Between C-141's and being bumped by a full birds I gave that activity up.<p>-Jon
 

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No waiting ... Pictures, Pictures, Pictures !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>I know I'll see Kelly's car in person but I might be ordering rims very soon. It's either the Ultraleggeras or the SSW T-Rexs and pictures will help!
 

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Ironically, I have SSWs in my basement, with no hub rings yet...<p>And I have Ultraleggeras in transit...<p>I understand your dilemma.<p>If the future owner of the SSWs doesn't mind, I can do a pic of one of each wheel on the R at the same time... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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What ever happened to the Volutions deal where they were being redesigned for "car" purposes vice SUV purposes (meaning lighter & less expensive). Anyone remember that thread? I think the North American VP stated that this was happening, and would be imminently coming out @ cheaper prices to boot... Now that spring is around the corner, a lot of us are ready to purchase wheels/tires to swap from Winter setup's.
 

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my wife also thinks I'm nuts. She doesn't understand mods..thinks they are a waste of money...etc etc.. <p>every time she tells me that I don't need another car part, I tell her she doesn't need any more clothes, purses, jewelry...etc.<p>they have their junk and we have ours. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: I may be in need of professional help. (Turbo Chad)

To make up for the tuning sickness my wife demanded an upgrade on her car.. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>KW V1 Coilover suspension...<p> <IMG SRC="http://www.swededemon.com/images/ext/307/8-640.jpg" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Johnnylaws60r</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Sunday I pick up my set of Ultraleggeras with PS2 mounted from my shop. I will wait for you "R" Kelly to post pics first in fear of a tatical strike. </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Screw "R" Kelly's tactical strike. I'll have a counter attack waiting. I want pics dammit! Same goes for TurboChad! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: I may be in need of professional help. (ForceReconTrojan)

141s? What luxury! I remember too many hops in C-130s with a porta-potty strapped to the floor in front of me. Also had the occasional ride in the belly of a S3 Viking.<p><TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>ForceReconTrojan</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Thanks Kelly.<p>I rememeber traveling space available to surf some interesting spots the old MAC used to fly to in the 80's. Between C-141's and being bumped by a full birds I gave that activity up.<p>-Jon</TD></TR></TABLE>
 

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Re: I may be in need of professional help. (Johann)

Her car is the new Pegs. Also her wheels look like Pegs <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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I have had no sleep, negotiated a big land deal today and have to go to a condo launch party in a couple of hours. I'll snap a couple of pics and post tomorrow evening. Kelly, I still have catching up to do, my springs aren't on, my exhaust isn't here and I haven't painted my side trim yet. Please don't bomb my wagon, it is just starting to come into its own. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>I have to say, the effect of reducing reciprocating mass is significant. I had 17" pegs previously and the car pulls much harder above 3k rpm than with the pegs. The only other mod is the BMC filter which also made a noticable difference between 4,500-6,500rpm. <p>My wife is going to see the car with the OZ's tonight when we we take her to the condo opening. I plan on telling her that my client bought them for me. Wish me luck!
 

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<IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Yikes....this could get ugly.
 
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