April 18, 2012
I got these for my '89 Porsche 944 turbo when I could no longer find rear tires for my OEM 16" wheels. I was a bit nervous about proper fit when ordering (offset, proper tire sizing, etc.) but the wheels (and tires) are a perfect fit. (FYI - Michelin Pilot Super Sports. 245/40 rear, 225/45 front. Love 'em).
Also - these wheels look great on the car, especially compared to my old, beaten-up rims. Now have a nice view of the cross-drilled brake rotors which were barely visible before (should I paint my calipers guards red? Hmmm.).
I've only experienced a couple minor drawbacks: One wheel tipped over on its outer face onto my concrete garage floor and it scraped a bit. My error, but the finish seems to mar kind of easily. Also - the lug holes are tight/small, as another reviewer mentioned - I felt like I was playing Operation trying to get the lugs in without dinging the wheel face (which I did once, and it left a small mark).
These are minor complaints, though, on a good-looking wheel that I can actually find street tires for.
Still breaking in the tires and haven't gotten the wheels dirty yet, so no input on performance or cleaning yet.
Also - thanks Tire Rack for your prompt delivery and your helpful feedback during the buying process.