Being the super picky wheel person that I am, I finally decided on a set of wheels for my FiST. Initially I wanted to go with Team Dynamics Pro Race 1.2s. Unfortunately the lead time to obtain and the money being on ice for 2-3 months was too much for me to seriously consider. Also I absolutely love the O.Z. Ultraleggeras, especially in black. I had 18x7s on my Focus SVT. After mulling it over for days, I decided against any 17x7 wheel based on the fact that I want to use a 215/40-17 tire and still have a very slight stretched "look". I prefer that over a bulgy side wall. The $1200.00 delivered cost was also a big factor in me not getting these. I also considered the Axis Sport Xplode (which is a Konig Deception knock off) in anthracite. It's a very nice wheel and still weighs less than the stock wheel despite being .5" wider. Can't beat $99.00 per wheel either. However, I had black 18x8 Konig Deceptions and I am really looking for a different style for this car. I also dislike dual drilled wheel blanks (wheels that are drilled for two different bolt patterns so that eliminated many of the other 17x7.5s available). So in the end, I settled for Sport Tuning T9 (at Tire Rack) pictured below and plan on mating them with either Bridgestone Potenza RE-11s or Dunlop Direzza D2s in 215/40-17 size. It's hard to tell what a wheel is going to look like, even with Tire Racks car viewer (it's too 2-demensional) but I think I'm going to like these a lot.
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