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Wheeldude’s MK4 GTI on 16×8 Rota D154

Incoming Wheels - October

Incoming Wheels - June

Incoming Wheels - May

Osaka Auto Messe Coverage by the “Dude”

Eric’s Auto-X Prepped BRZ on 17×9 Grids in White

Wheeldude’s MK4 GTI on 16×8 Rota D154

Owner: Wheeldude
Car: VW Golf GTI MK4
Wheels: 16×8 Rota D154 - Machined (5×100/e20/73)
Tires: 195/60/16
Suspension: ST coilovers

Just last week at SEMA, we debuted the latest wheel style from Rota called the D154. This particular set on our VW is 16×8 +20 with a Machined finish. The D154 will be available for purchase starting in 2014. Meanwhile, here are some pictures of our VW during our road trip to SEMA.

Incoming Wheels - October

These wheels are coming in this October 2013. We are now accepting pre-orders for these wheels. You can give us a call at the shop at 510.252.1111 Monday to Friday 10am-5pm PST.

Subaru Fitment

DPT 18×9.5 5×100/114.3 +44 73 Hyper Black
Grid 18×9.5 5×114.3 +38 73 Chameleon
Grid 18×9.5 5×114.3 +35 73 Flat Black
Grid 18×9.5 5×114.3 +35 73 Titanium Chrome

FRS/BRZ Fitment

RT5 18×8.5/9.5 5×100 +44/+44 73 Hyper Black

Evo Fitment

Grid 18×9.5 5×114.3 +20 73 Chameleon
Grid 18×9.5 5×114.3 +20 73 Gold
Grid 18×9.5 5×114.3 +20 73 Hyper Black

Porsche Fitment

Fox 17×7.5/17×9 5×130 +35/+16 71.6 Fox 1
Fox 17×7.5/17×9 5×130 +35/+16 71.6 Fox 3
Fox 17×7.5/17×9 5×130 +35/+16 71.6 Royal Black

Incoming Wheels - June

These wheels are coming in this June 2013. We are now accepting pre-orders for these wheels. You can give us a call at the shop at 510.252.1111 Monday to Friday 10am-5pm PST.

Subaru

18×9.5 Rota Grid - Flat Black (5×100/e38/73)

18×9.5 Rota Grid - Gold (5×100/e38/73)

18×9.5 Rota Grid - Hyper Black (5×100/e38/73)

18×9.5 Rota Grid - Sports Bronze (5×100/e38/73)

18×9.5 Rota Grid - White (5×100/e38/73)

Evo

18×9.5 Rota Grid - Hyper Black (5×114.3/e20/73)

Lexus/Nissan/Hyundai Luxury

19×8.5/10 Linea Corse LC818 - Satin Black (5×114 +30+38)

Incoming Wheels - May

These wheels are coming in this May 2013. We are now accepting pre-orders for these wheels. You can give us a call at the shop at 510.252.1111 Monday to Friday 10am-5pm PST.

Subaru

17×9 Rota DPT - Flat Black (5×100/114.3/e42/73)

17×9 Rota DPT - Sports Bronze (5×100/114.3/e42/73)

18×9.5 Rota DPT - Deep Red (5×100x114.3/e35/73)

18×8.5 Rota Grid - Flat Black (5×100/e44/73)

18×8.5 Rota Grid - Sports Bronze (5×100/e44/73)

18×8.5 Rota Grid - Hyper Black (5×114.3/e44/73)

18×9.5 Rota Grid - Chameleon (5×100/e38/73)

18×9.5 Rota Grid - Chameleon (5×114.3/e38/73)

18×9.5 Rota Grid - Deep Red (5×114.3/e38/73)

18×9.5 Rota Grid - Hyper Black (5×114.3/e38/73)

18×10 Rota RT5 - Flat Black (5×100/e30/73)

18×10 Rota RT5 - Hyper Blue (5×100/e30/73)

18×10 Rota RT5 - Titanium Chrome (5×100/e30/73)

18×10 Rota RT5 - White (5×100/e30/73)

Evo

18×9.5 Rota Grid - Flat Black (5×114.3/e20/73)

Audi/VW

18×9.5 Rota Grid - Flat Black (5×112/e38/73)

18×9.5 Rota Grid - White (5×112/e38/73)

Lexus/Nissan/Hyundai Luxury

19×8.5/10 Linea Corse LC818 - Hyper Silver (5×114 +30+38)

19×8.5/10 Linea Corse LC818 - Satin Black (5×114 +30+38)

Osaka Auto Messe Coverage by the “Dude”

The Osaka Auto Messe is one of the biggest auto shows in Japan which is held annually. The “Dude” was there last weekend to check out what was going on in the Japanese car scene. The “Dude” took a ton of pics but we will leave you with just the most interesting ones.

As anyone would expect, the place was filled with 86’s and BRZ’s from different shops. There was an entire hall dedicated just for these cars.

Now this is a family van we wouldn’t mind having.

BiFuel Widebody Evo

This would be a great daily driver.

The “Drift King” up close.

Some VIP love.

If you didn’t know, the people over there drift these things.

And of course European cars.

Supercars were also in attendance.

A Japanese car show wouldn’t be complete without these JDM legends.

Last but not the least, the ladies.

We hope you enjoyed our coverage of Osaka Auto Messe 2013. If you would like to see more, check out our Instagram account(@wheeldude) or you can visit the gallery here. Until next year! :p

Eric’s Auto-X Prepped BRZ on 17×9 Grids in White

Owner: Eric
Car: 2013 Subaru BRZ Premium
Wheels: 17×9 Rota Grid - White (5×100/e42/73)
Tires: 245/40/17 Dunlop Z1 Star Spec
Suspension: KW Variant 3 Coilovers

Right after breaking in the BRZ, Eric tried out the tires that came with the car and he figured that it wasn’t grippy enough for his needs. Eric then ordered 17×9 +42 Grids wrapped in 245/40/17 Dunlop Z1 Star Specs which were much more suitable since he will be joining the SCCA STX class. Eric also installed suspension parts like the KW V3 Coilovers and Whiteline offset camber plates which will greatly help his car handle better. He also bumped up the power with a Perrin lightweight pulley, air intake filter, over pipe, front pipe w/HFC, catback exhaust, and a tune to finish it all off.

Check out his ft86club build thread here.

Zach, a good friend of Eric, took some quick snaps of the BRZ so we could all drool at this beauty. Pretty impressive for a quick shoot, right? :)

Click here to see the rest of the pictures.