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#73071 - 11/08/05 01:11 AM Think these wheels would look good?  
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Im getting some wheels for X-mas

Been looking around, dont want something very common or anything...

Thinking about 16's in the front and 17's in the rear?

http://www.buywheelstoday.com/products/?id=1078

#73072 - 11/08/05 01:21 AM Re: Think these wheels would look good?  
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those are 16s? that looks good I am unsure of splitting 16s and 17s that may not be good....go larger with rubber in rear i think that will be better for handling charachteristics....But I may be off base lol



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#73073 - 11/08/05 02:56 AM Re: Think these wheels would look good?  
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Maybey I am wrong but the offset is telling me that that wheel is for FWD? Plus the link is showing the bolt patterns in metric sizes.
Does look nice though.
Randy


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#73074 - 11/08/05 03:07 AM Re: Think these wheels would look good?  
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According to your link these are a Front Wheel Drive wheel, they look awesome you just ned to find the rear wheel drive set now.

Chris



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#73075 - 11/08/05 01:57 PM Re: Think these wheels would look good?  
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I dont think they make them for RWD

A lot of the new rims that American just came out with only come in 18"+ too...

#73076 - 11/08/05 03:05 PM Re: Think these wheels would look good?  
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http://americanracing.com/wheels/details.asp?wheeli...0plated%20alloy§ion=P

Looks like only some are specified for FWD... Anything else look like those for rwd?

#73077 - 11/08/05 10:04 PM Re: Think these wheels would look good?  
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the difference between FWD and RWD is offset, guys. Come on

16-17 should be ok. Corvettes have been doing it for a while. A friend of mine has 18's up front and 19's in the rear.



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#73078 - 11/08/05 10:59 PM Re: Think these wheels would look good?  
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#73079 - 11/09/05 03:57 PM Re: Think these wheels would look good?  
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I like the ROH Snyper's.

17x8 for front and 17x9 for rear.

Any recommended places that I can order theses online?

#73080 - 11/10/05 11:31 PM Re: Think these wheels would look good?  
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#73081 - 11/10/05 11:50 PM Re: Think these wheels would look good?  
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Nice wheels, a buddy of mine came accross a set of wheels simular to those (18's for the front, and 20's for the rear). He has them on a 61 impala convert, and man those wheels tuck nice under the fenders. and I'm not into big wheels on american cars, but if you can tuck them, I say go for it.


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#73082 - 11/11/05 12:06 AM Re: Think these wheels would look good?  
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Now what tires should I get and what size?

245x40x17 for the front
255x40x17 for the rear?

#73083 - 11/11/05 01:23 AM Re: Think these wheels would look good?  
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Quote:
Originally posted by kubihibi:
16-17 should be ok. Corvettes have been doing it for a while. A friend of mine has 18's up front and 19's in the rear.
Back in the mid 80's when I was on the cutting edge of technology I ran 14" on front and 15" on back on my A.R. wheels on the 'maro!!!
So why not 16's and 17's. As long as the tires match.


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#73084 - 11/11/05 01:37 AM Re: Think these wheels would look good?  
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How you guys think it would look?

And how far off would my speedo be?

#73085 - 11/11/05 03:30 AM Re: Think these wheels would look good?  
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look it up on the tire calculator. I know there is one on this website. also one on fullsizechevy.com , forums, under street


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