Project FD RX7 Restomod: Part 2 – Titan 7 TD-6 Wheels and Continental Force Tire

Titan 7 T-R10

Now a commonly used fitment for the FD RX-7 that pushes the limits, and might require rolling the fenders a little, are the 18×10+50 wheels wrapped in 285/30-18.

Titan-7 T-R10 RX7 FD 18x10.5 Titan 7 offers their T-R10 wheel for the RX-7 in this size.  This wider size sticks inward 5mm more than the 17×9.5+51 and extends another 7mm.  While this setup is commonly-used, since this isn’t my car, I chose to be a little more conservative with a known width and offset package that will not having rubbing issues; a requirement from the owner.  Plus, the EC Force tire is not available in this size and we wanted to try this tire, which is another reason we went with the 17” wheels.

Rob Dahm FC RX7 Titan 7 T-S5 wheelsFor all of the FC guys out there, Titan 7’s Techna Bronze T-S5 were featured on Rob Dahm’s personal anniversary FC RX-7 in a 17×8 +37 front, and 17×9.5+57 rear using a 18mm rear wheel spacer for an effective rear offset of 17×9.5+29.  He’s running a 225/40-17 and 255/40-17 tire fitment on these wheels.

FD RX7 Titan 7 T-D6 wheels Continental Force 255/40-17 tiresAfter installing the wheels, we had the experts at FSE-Irvine set our car up with a performance street alignment intended for some track use.  The front camber was set at -2.4* while the rear was set at -1.5*.

FD RX7 Titan 7 T-D6 wheelsThe wheels really ‘pop’ visually out in the sunlight.  Especially the contrast of the exposed aluminum features.

FD RX7 MKV Supra Titan 7 T-D6 wheelsIt’s always fun to look at the size comparison of 90’s sportscars to modern sports cars.  This new MKV Supra is 51” tall, 73” wide, and 172” long.  That’s 2.6” taller, 3.7” wider, and 3.3” longer than the FD RX-7.


  1. Great article. I can’t wait for the track test. I am also looking at some Titan 7 made wheels for my 08 Miata. Evasive Motorsports has a custom line made for them by Titan. 17×10 +47 EVS Tuning 52R, which should need just a 3-5mm spacer to fit the NC properly. They are meant for S2000’s, but luckily that offset is very close to what the NC’s need, too.

    Where are the Titan’s made?

  2. Valve stems are placed where they are most aesthetic on modern aluminum wheels, not on the heavy spot of the wheel. It’s nice to be consistent about aligning the dot on the tire with the valve stem but it really means nothing.

    1. I think he was just saying that on pro race cars, they make a mark on the tire at the valve stem to keep an eye on slip.

      1. Correct, it’s easy to make a small line with a paint pen to mark the valve stem position to monitor tire slippage on the wheel.

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