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Super awesome, congrats!

I really hope you find some BB aero arrow wheels!
 

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Congrats! <3 Beats, but I'm not sure I'd fit in one since I look like this in my Miata with the roof up:
 
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Civic VX Steelies?
I'd run the centras before those, simply because I'd have to buy tires for either one. Plus, if I run those for now, I'll feel like I got some use out of them instead of them being rolling jackstands for 5 years.
 

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These things are hilarious and awesome at the same time. Congrats.

I hope to actually get a chance behind the wheel of one of these some day. Must be a unique experience.
 

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Congrats on the Beat purchase OP. It looks to be in really good shape overall.

These are really fun little cars. A local buddy actually has a yellow one as well.
 

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I'm trying to think of other good wheel options
What was your max width? 6"?
Zender Turbo 1s could be made to look like BB Arrows :D but I don't think they offered them in a 14.
One of my acquaintances on IG has 2 sets of 14" Zenders. Thought about inquiring, but I'd almost have to see them on the car to make a decision first. And I think 6" wide is really all the narrow front end of this car will take. I'd have to be a fitment master to know, and I think that's diminishing returns, other than interwebs points for getting something really wide on there. I know the handling and speed will suffer a little just going up to 14" in the front...but it's not a speed car. It's just good clean fun.
 

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Here's one I posted in TCL that was local.

tps://www.vwvortex.com/threads/hell-yeah-92-honda-beat-rhd-manual-on-offer-up.9345485/
 

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Here's one I posted in TCL that was local.

That one had some pretty rad wheels on it. I got this one for nowhere near that price, which made it really hard to pass up.
 

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That one had some pretty rad wheels on it. I got this one for nowhere near that price, which made it really hard to pass up.
those wheels look like the Civic VX wheels. At least I think it was called “VX”. It was a super economy version and had unique and very lightweight wheels which look just like that. If memory serves they weren’t as wide as standard wheels, but on a super lightweight and tiny Beat that may be a good thing.
 

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It took me a little while, but I managed to do a quick polish and paint of the centra wheels I had in the garage. I'd already mounted the tires, but masking off the tire was pretty quick with a plastic bag.
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Not sure if I like the dark graphite color or not, but they look a lot better overall. I have a few plans for making these wheels pop a little more, I just need to find one spare 14" wheel that I can use for templating. There's a couple videos on the old YT of the process and results if you want to see that.

screenshot from the video:
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