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    Plastic: Yes or No?

    The Prius comes with plastic rings around the wheel(dont ask me why). I have been running without them from Day 3 and havent had any problems until I started going to downtown just about every day. Now the front right tire and right rear have some curb rash Rings on or off?
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    Re: Plastic: Yes or No?

    A little more 'spotry' looking with them off - i would guess they help fuel mileage/reduce drag or something like that who knows!!
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    Re: Plastic: Yes or No?

    Reduce plastic as much as possible imo... just be careful while parking! If you have to get out of the car, check, then move again it will be worth it.

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    Re: Plastic: Yes or No?

    Car looks much better with them off.
    quality creates its own demand

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    Re: Plastic: Yes or No?

    I like it better without the plastic
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    Re: Plastic: Yes or No?

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    Re: Plastic: Yes or No?

    Moved to Member's Polls

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    Maybe get some wicked old school Cragers for it or some slotted mags?

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    Re: Plastic: Yes or No?

    Would imagine they do serve a purpose as gb387 mentioned possibly in higher speeds. For me on a car like this it wouldn't really make a difference so I would leave them on. These cars are made for efficiency and if it helps with them on then I would say leave them on. Reminds me of the formula 1 cars how they have a wheel cover which for them it really does make a difference with reducing drag.
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    Re: Plastic: Yes or No?

    Been thining about getting some moon discs and riveting them to the plastic rings to get this look if i feel like getting a futuristic look

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    Re: Plastic: Yes or No?

    Didn't know they came off! Looks way better with them off.
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