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which rims look best

Postby Calgary Klassen » Sat Mar 14, 2015 10:33 pm

I HAVE MORE RIMS AS WELL HAHA
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15" CHEVY RALLIES
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16" CUSTOM TORQUE THRUST 2'S
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16" 1988 IROC'S
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16" 1985 IROC'S
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Re: which rims look best

Postby Rick Andersen » Sat Mar 14, 2015 11:31 pm

I have Torque Thrusts, but would have to admit that the '88 IROC wheels look pretty cool.
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Re: which rims look best

Postby Russ » Mon Mar 16, 2015 7:34 pm

I like the IROC's also. With the IROC's don't you have to use all rear's because of the off set?
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Re: which rims look best

Postby Calgary Klassen » Mon Mar 16, 2015 11:37 pm

actually Russ I use fronts 4 3/4 BS on front with 225/50/16 and rears on rear and 5 1/4 BS rear with 245/50/16 rear with my ride height every thing clears perfect IF you run Rears on the front you can have issues on the strut rods I used 5 1/4 BS on the front of another Vair and would rub at close to full lock and with these the are close but have never touch the strut rod even at full lock with the 225 tire. On the rear I just trimmed the toe adjuster a little I think I can even use a 255/50/16 rear

On my Buicks I have always fought with back spacing and I always run as wide a tire as I can on my cars and as low as I can go for our roads in Canada.
My torque Thrust 2's I had custom made 16 X 8 - 5 1/4" BS and 16 X 7 - 4 3/4" BS made for my 65 Sportwagon and they just happen to fit all my cars very well with wide tires
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clears all parts of body and suspension
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clears all parts of body and suspension could probably go a little wider in the rear
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Re: which rims look best

Postby Louisville Lanning » Wed Mar 18, 2015 10:35 pm

I like your wheel display. Gives other members some good ideas for what looks best on a V-8 Conversion.
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Re: which rims look best

Postby Calgary Klassen » Fri Jun 05, 2015 11:30 am

I am going to run these for a while a little more stealth :):)
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Re: which rims look best

Postby Dayton Parkville » Fri Jun 05, 2015 4:21 pm

After I saw the pictures of your car with the Rally wheels, it's all I can feature on my 65. Even got me thinking a different color as well

your coupe looks great
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Re: which rims look best

Postby Calgary Klassen » Fri Jun 05, 2015 10:55 pm

Thanks the rears are 15 8 with 5" back spacing 245/60/15 fit perfectly the fronts are stock 15 X 7 205/60/15 speedo right on


Dayton Parkville wrote:After I saw the pictures of your car with the Rally wheels, it's all I can feature on my 65. Even got me thinking a different color as well

your coupe looks great
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Re: which rims look best

Postby Maechtlen El Monte » Tue Jun 09, 2015 9:42 am

I think the IROCs look best, but - those certainly aren't the stealthiest.
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Re: which rims look best

Postby Bob Sandrock » Thu Sep 17, 2015 8:58 pm

I like the IROC wheels as well. Love the color! What color did you use?
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