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PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 12:37 pm    Post subject:  New Rims / Tires... Reply with quote

...well,new to me,at least. Not sure of the wheel manufacturer,yet,came with some decent Michelins on 'em. I know most here aren't crazy about chrome wheels on this/a silver car. I really never seemed to be either,but for the price,I went for it. Tires are 225 50 17's,and although I had my heart seemingly set on 18's...I can deal with it for now. Rolling Eyes

Anyway...please feel free to bust my chops,I can take it. Rolling Eyes














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PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 3:03 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Not bad. They will grow on you the more you see it.
Good choice. Cool

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 6:12 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Looks good (IMO). Plus, they dont look like they will take a whole weekend to clean-that counts! It gives the car a "classy" sort of look with going overboard. Works well with flow of the car.

I'm wheel hunting also & cant find the look I want. The 17's look like a good size, I get a little $$$ shy at the 18" tire prices...eeek.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 7:42 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

I like them. They kind of look like they could pass as factory wheels on a newer GM car..

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 8:23 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

I like them. The immediately remind me of the Buick wheels ZSPOT has on his Impala.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 8:32 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

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I like them. The immediately remind me of the Buick wheels ZSPOT has on his Impala.


That's funny,because I PM'ed ZSPOT tellin' him to take a gander as they reminded me of his wheels,as well. Laughing

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 9:17 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Look good..also like your tips.

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 10:34 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

I think they look like hubcaps Confused

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 3:59 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Meant to ask...what's the biggest tire I could "safely" go with on these rims?

Or even aesthetically?

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 3:47 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

I like 'em!! They do look awfully familiar. Very Happy Kinda remids me that I need to take some newer pics of my car. Hell,.. I think my sig is like 3 yrs old. LOL

I'd probably go with a 225/55R17. That way you won't rub the rear struts and still mount on the wheel properly. You could maybe fit a 245/50R17, but those are pretty expensive.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 4:30 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Thanx Matt. What exactly are you runnin'?

The guy also had a set of Michelin 55's to throw in,but there was a lil' bit too much dry-rot for me to trust them. Sad

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 4:42 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

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Thanx Matt. What exactly are you runnin'?

Mine are 18's and summer only,... so those got 245/45R18 Goodyear Eagle F1 GS-2.

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/.....le+F1+GS-2

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 7:49 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

EMMJAY wrote:
I think they look like hubcaps Confused


Wow...so what would you call these?




Funny thing is,your HubCaps are sportin' "Kelly Navigators" . I put some "Kelly Navigator GOLD'S" on not too long after I got the car and got my "chops busted" here for that move. LOL You must have missed that one. Wink

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Just havin' fun with it. Smile

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 9:12 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

For a while I think 17's cost more than 18's due to production volumes or something... maybe that's changed by now, or I was just mistaken in the first place.

Personally not a fan of six-spoke rims, but as long as you're happy with em, that's all that matters.

Since those are universal, what are the two bolt patterns?

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 10:37 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

What makes you say they're universal?

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