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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



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
greetings from Luxembourg

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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


Anyhow....I gotta get back to cutting the rust out of the floor now....:(
1985 Cutlass Supreme Brougham (ex pizza delivery beater with 240,000 miles):
355 Chevy- 9.5:1 compression, Comp XE 262 cam, World S/R Torquer heads with 2.02's, Edelbrock Performer, 800CFM Q jet, Camaro ram air system,Edelbrock headers, Comp Magnum roller tip rockers,TH 200 4R, 3.23 rear, aluminum hood, IROC steering box, poly bushings, Eibach springs, etc. Cutlass build thread here: viewtopic.php?t=4982
Also: The Thing That Won't Die-1998 Nissan Frontier, 340,000 miles of pizza delivery.

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Postby kevinrocks on Thu Nov 01, 2007 8:08 pm

My wagon with 16" GMC sonoma wheels.

83 malibu wagon 305ci (maybe) - cam, headers, intake.

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


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


greetings from Luxembourg

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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. ... 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.


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