Hyundai Veloster N Forum banner
1 - 8 of 8 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
86 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
3271

I just picked this up Thur.. I was coming from a Tahoe that was lowered with a crazy sound system in it. New job requirements had me driving 37 miles each direction. I wanted something fun that’s upgradable but good on gas .. sooooo here she is . I have no clue what to call her yet but it’s coming
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
178 Posts
Nice one man. If I didnt get white, it would have been red. Looks great. Welcome to the site and enjoy the ride. They are a blast, more so when you toss a little bit at them, they really respond well to mods.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
178 Posts
I need some of that, but that would be the most expensive single mod I would have done, but Im wanting new rims and tires. Downgrading to a 18x8.5 like many of the other members have done in the wheel and tire thread. Looking at some Enkei TS10 with 255/35-18 tires. The least I will do is some Nitto Triple Nickles. But only putting 5-6K miles a year on her and having an offroad overland alternate vehicle for bad weather days (which FYI average 11MPG.... fun right...) I could go with all out race tire and not care much other than the occasional spring storm when already out.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
86 Posts
Discussion Starter · #5 · (Edited)
I need some of that, but that would be the most expensive single mod I would have done, but Im wanting new rims and tires. Downgrading to a 18x8.5 like many of the other members have done in the wheel and tire thread. Looking at some Enkei TS10 with 255/35-18 tires. The least I will do is some Nitto Triple Nickles. But only putting 5-6K miles a year on her and having an offroad overland alternate vehicle for bad weather days (which FYI average 11MPG.... fun right...) I could go with all out race tire and not care much other than the occasional spring storm when already out.
yea I’m looking at some 18x8.5 as well with a 44-48 offset. Either some Volk te37s or some ssr’s both are about 19-21lbs and for tires either some pilot cup2’s or some Dunlop’s. Size wise I’m looking at some 245/35’s they are also about 20lbs my goal is to stay as close to 40 lbs per corner . Also looking into a different rotor and pad combo as I think the factory pads dust way to much for me. The brakes seem to be expensive but the ones I found a 5 lbs lighter per corner in the front and 2 lbs lighter per corner in the rear . Being a fwd I feel like taking 20+ lbs per corner of dead weight in the front will make a huge difference. A lighter flywheel would also be a nice mod but I can’t seem to find any spec on them. I’m also shocked no one makes a intake manifold for these cars . That factory plastic one has to be restrictive.
 
1 - 8 of 8 Posts
Top