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Pictures of G Body with 16" or 17" Rims?

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Pictures of G Body with 16" or 17" Rims?

Postby markcp on Thu Nov 01, 2007 4:02 pm

Hi everyone,
I am a new user here and I am looking for some information and possibly pictures of a G body fitted with 16" or 17" wheel and tire combo's. I've been told that the 78 Monte can fit 15x7, 16x7 and 17x7 wheels. I am getting close to outfitting my 78 Monte with new wheels. At this point I like the Torq-Thrust II's and the American Racing Hopster. If someone would have a picture of them fitted under a car would be great! I am very open to any ideas on other wheels also.

Thanks everyone, Mark[/img]

I just saw the pictures of tony-ss and his 79 Monte with 17's, very nice

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Postby el-camino on Thu Nov 01, 2007 5:04 pm

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hi,
17x8 in front and 17x10 at rear and a 4.5" backspace, no problem
and here with my new wheels 17x8 in front and 18x10 at rear
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Postby 85 Cutlass Brougham on Thu Nov 01, 2007 5:27 pm

Here's mine with 16x8 Enkei's from the 80's on it

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Anyhow....I gotta get back to cutting the rust out of the floor now....:(
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Postby kevinrocks on Thu Nov 01, 2007 8:08 pm

My wagon with 16" GMC sonoma wheels.

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Postby Jim Rockford on Mon Nov 12, 2007 9:01 pm

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16 inch GTA wheels I got for 100 bucks

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Postby STLRegal on Mon Nov 12, 2007 10:09 pm

I was thinking about putting some tuner style wheels on my car in the 17 to 18 inch area. Trouble is they are kind of hard to find any good looking ones that have the same bolt pattern.

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Postby ryanwitski on Tue Nov 13, 2007 6:53 pm

by tuner do you mean import? ah no just look around and you'll find what you need. be careful about the back spacing, width, and material.
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Postby regalman4925 on Wed Nov 14, 2007 12:13 am

tuner wheels on a g body?!?!?!? oh my god, i dont know if i should be on the ground luaghing or totally dissapointed??? um..... im gonna go with both!
84 regal getting full frame up into a CUSTOM-nothing stock about it/20s/air ride/shaved everything/dakota digital dash/355 all dressed up, t-type interior, GN hood n spoiler
86 442 t-top-in progress, 350 vortec based/gmpp chevy/KZ200r4, 17 centerlines, resto-mod. saved from being scraped, stock apperance but built drivetrain, nothing that can not be reveresed to original
84 Cutlass calais-blue-305/th350/14" cragar, getting bagged and making it look old school
85 riviera/all factory except 20s
90 eldorado, sky blue, factory moonroof,e&g white top /16" niches and vogues
05 impala-nothing done to it, the other halfs car
01 sierra slt-driver, 20s

27' Baja 250 sport, gen vi 454, crane 731cam,full roller motor, crane ignition, air gap, gil 4" stainless exhaust, too much to list! this is starting to become something crazy!

i am not a purest by any means, anything gm can go in any gm in my opinion, if you dont like my chevy motor in my car then make me a offer i cant refuse, buy it from me and change it :) lol

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Postby el-camino on Wed Nov 14, 2007 4:36 am

here some brandnew pics from the last weekend
10x18 with 265/35zr18 rear
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Postby Tony_SS on Wed Nov 14, 2007 9:36 am

regalman4925 wrote:tuner wheels on a g body?!?!?!? oh my god, i dont know if i should be on the ground luaghing or totally dissapointed??? um..... im gonna go with both!


He's probably talking about 'Boze' style wheels. I've seen it done an it looks good.. its a nice clean modern wheel that works well on 35 or 40 series tires.

http://s16.photobucket.com/albums/b20/j ... ent=VB.jpg

For wheels, look at the f-body wheels on at Group A wheels. Complete set of 4 - $799.00 for 17 x 8.5 with no rubbing issues.

http://www.groupawheels.com/

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Postby regalman4925 on Wed Nov 14, 2007 12:53 pm

i hope its not what i was thinking! the elky is looking awesome!! love it!
84 regal getting full frame up into a CUSTOM-nothing stock about it/20s/air ride/shaved everything/dakota digital dash/355 all dressed up, t-type interior, GN hood n spoiler
86 442 t-top-in progress, 350 vortec based/gmpp chevy/KZ200r4, 17 centerlines, resto-mod. saved from being scraped, stock apperance but built drivetrain, nothing that can not be reveresed to original
84 Cutlass calais-blue-305/th350/14" cragar, getting bagged and making it look old school
85 riviera/all factory except 20s
90 eldorado, sky blue, factory moonroof,e&g white top /16" niches and vogues
05 impala-nothing done to it, the other halfs car
01 sierra slt-driver, 20s

27' Baja 250 sport, gen vi 454, crane 731cam,full roller motor, crane ignition, air gap, gil 4" stainless exhaust, too much to list! this is starting to become something crazy!

i am not a purest by any means, anything gm can go in any gm in my opinion, if you dont like my chevy motor in my car then make me a offer i cant refuse, buy it from me and change it :) lol

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Re: Pictures of G Body with 16" or 17" Rims?

Postby Nightmare388 on Wed Nov 14, 2007 4:27 pm

markcp wrote:Hi everyone,
I am a new user here and I am looking for some information and possibly pictures of a G body fitted with 16" or 17" wheel and tire combo's. I've been told that the 78 Monte can fit 15x7, 16x7 and 17x7 wheels. I am getting close to outfitting my 78 Monte with new wheels. At this point I like the Torq-Thrust II's and the American Racing Hopster. If someone would have a picture of them fitted under a car would be great! I am very open to any ideas on other wheels also.

Thanks everyone, Mark[/img]

I just saw the pictures of tony-ss and his 79 Monte with 17's, very nice


I have 15 x 7 eagle alloy wheels on my 78 Monte they are a copy of the Torque Thrust II's. I have the smallest 15" BF Goodrich tires I can put on the 15x7 wheels in front and I have 255 x 60 x 15 BF Goodrich on the rear 15 x7 wheels in back. I still have a couple of inches of room for a bigger wheel and/or tire.
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Postby mebe007 on Wed Nov 14, 2007 6:37 pm

i have old corvette rallies on mine, but i think that the newer well 90's something impala wheels look nice on them
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Re: Pictures of G Body with 16" or 17" Rims?

Postby markcp on Wed Nov 14, 2007 6:43 pm

Nightmare388 wrote:
markcp wrote:Hi everyone,
I am a new user here and I am looking for some information and possibly pictures of a G body fitted with 16" or 17" wheel and tire combo's. I've been told that the 78 Monte can fit 15x7, 16x7 and 17x7 wheels. I am getting close to outfitting my 78 Monte with new wheels. At this point I like the Torq-Thrust II's and the American Racing Hopster. If someone would have a picture of them fitted under a car would be great! I am very open to any ideas on other wheels also.

Thanks everyone, Mark[/img]

I just saw the pictures of tony-ss and his 79 Monte with 17's, very nice


I have 15 x 7 eagle alloy wheels on my 78 Monte they are a copy of the Torque Thrust II's. I have the smallest 15" BF Goodrich tires I can put on the 15x7 wheels in front and I have 255 x 60 x 15 BF Goodrich on the rear 15 x7 wheels in back. I still have a couple of inches of room for a bigger wheel and/or tire.
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Those really look sharp against the dark color of the car.. What do you think of the Rasied White Lettered on a car that will be a bright silver?

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Postby STLRegal on Wed Nov 14, 2007 6:53 pm

Yes, thats basically what style I wanted. Tuner was just the best way to describe it.
Overall I like the old muscle style wheels, but everyone has them and Id like to be a little different. Id really like to get some volk racing wheels, but all the websites I checked wont fit the car, Not that I could afford them anyway. The only reason I ever even thought about putting any on was because I was playing Forza 2 and saw that volk wheels look pretty good on the GNX in the game.
The wheels look like this, minus the ugly whatever it is. I probably wouldnt go that big of rim either. Image

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