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How We Roll.... The Wheels of The Chronicles Year V Event

Rodrez
Nov 5, 2013

If there's one thing The Chronicles is well known for, it's that the sites creator, Joey Lee, is a staunch supporter of all things authentic - especially when it comes to wheels. As I wandered through the Eibach facility parking lot during The Chronicles Year V anniversary meet and took in all of the automotive eye candy, I managed to snap a few pics of the wheels that caught my eye.

Not surprising, rare Japanese wheels are still at the top of most enthusiasts' lists. Many of the wild colors that we've seen over the past few years have faded away, with more traditional colors standing once again at the forefront. And while some argue that spending more money on wheels than the actual cost of your project vehicle's chassis is out of the question, others chalk it up to the old adage; "you gotta pay to play."

Debates aside, everyone likes clicking through images of nice wheels and there were plenty on hand at the Year V meet.

Wheels of the chronicles year v 949 racing wheel 02 Photo 2/16   |  
This particular set of 949 Racing wheels on Donut's GS-R have seen a number of track days and plenty of abuse.
Wheels of the chronicles year v mugen M7 03 Photo 3/16   |  
DPK*Jared's S2000 sports a full set of Mugen M7s originally intended for the rear of an NSX. To make that happen, he had to purchase 2 sets of Mugen NSX-spec M7s, keep all of the rears, and sell the fronts. Not easy to do, and in no way cheap.
Wheels of the chronicles year v SSR mesh 04 Photo 4/16   |  
Very old SSR mesh still in excellent condition on this EF9.
Wheels of the chronicles year volk TE37 05 Photo 5/16   |  
Volk's TE37 line is one of the most popular wheels of all time, and is only picking up steam. Ultra-lightweight, unique styling, and a number of different colors make them highly sought after.
Wheels of the chronicles year v mugen MF10 06 Photo 6/16   |  
Polished Mugen MF10s add a little luster to this legendary wheel.
Wheels of the chronicles year v SSR oldschool 07 Photo 7/16   |  
Very old school Speed Star Racing wheels with custom hardware. Something you definitely don't see everyday.
Wheels of the chronicles year v regamaster evo 08 Photo 8/16   |  
Regamaster Evo's have remained one of the most popular wheels in the Honda community for a number of years. Whether it's the weight and strength factor, or the classic 5-spoke design, you can find Evo's on every type of Honda, from Civics to NSXs.
Wheels of the chronicles year v CE28 09 Photo 9/16   |   Wheels Of The Chronicles Year V CE28 09
Wheels of the chronicles year blitz 16 Photo 16/16   |   Wheels Of The Chronicles Year Blitz 16
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