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Old 03-15-2019, 11:34 AM   #1
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is it worth it to upgrade from Enkei RPF1 to Weds TC105X?

they'll be the same exact size, so no need to purchase new tires. just found a great deal on TC105X, are they that much better than RPF1? RPF1 may be slightly lighter but i do like the premium look and stronger structure of the TC105X. im using my car for weekend driving and occasional canyon runs, should i upgrade?
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they'll be the same exact size, so no need to purchase new tires. just found a great deal on TC105X, are they that much better than RPF1? RPF1 may be slightly lighter but i do like the premium look and stronger structure of the TC105X. im using my car for weekend driving and occasional canyon runs, should i upgrade?
I have the tc105x and they have survived some fun off track stuff and curbs just fine. As much as I like the weds, I don't know under I would replace the Rpf01 until something goes awry or maybe you find someone who wants to buy them.
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If you already have RPF1 then keep em. If you're looking for newer tech wheels then go w TC105x. RPF1 is a great wheels... but it's an old technology wheels, if you compare to TC105x. Weight, RPF1 weight less, (RPF1 15.65 vs TC105x 16.11) but we're talking bout less than half lbs.

So it's all comes down to your preference on the look and budget. Which one you like more AND which one you can afford.
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Only thing I would consider is if you want to get a BBK down the road, you'll need spacers for the RPF1s but the TC105x will have ample clearance.
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Only thing I would consider is if you want to get a BBK down the road, you'll need spacers for the RPF1s but the TC105x will have ample clearance.
no plan going BBK in future. i like RPF1 but it looks cheap and everyone and their grandma have them. i'm pretty sure functionally both wheels are neck to neck, but the premium quality of the TC105 is really intriguing me.
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Only thing I would consider is if you want to get a BBK down the road, you'll need spacers for the RPF1s but the TC105x will have ample clearance.
Depends on size and offset

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but the premium quality of the TC105 is really intriguing me.
imho the only time you'll notice the difference is when you're standing outside of your car looking at it, especially if you're never going to the track where you might bend the RPF1's.


Personally I like how the RPF1's look better than the Weds, but to each their own.

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The Weds look better and will be far less common as a whole. Plus rpf1s are easy to unload as a common setup.
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