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

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

Postby Nightmare388 on Wed Nov 14, 2007 8:32 pm

markcp wrote:
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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?

I have never seen a car that didn't look good with white lettered tires. That is why I always get BF Goodrich tires they always look sharp no matter what color the car is. Should look great on a bright silver car. Maybe I'm just to old school but I've always loved the look of white lettered tires.
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Postby mebe007 on Wed Nov 14, 2007 8:47 pm

same here i love the rwl, my car is gray not bright silver but you see it too link http://gbodyforum.com/viewtopic.php?p=17245#17245 i love whoring pics of my car :lol:
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Postby 335_Stroker on Sat Nov 17, 2007 1:35 pm

16" torue thrust

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Postby ducky_1978 on Wed Dec 05, 2007 5:33 pm

here a 17 inch americans on my 79 monte and my 87 regal


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Postby sbcCuttY on Wed Dec 05, 2007 6:54 pm

16" 100 spoke

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Postby 85 Cutlass Brougham on Thu Dec 06, 2007 12:03 am

STLRegal wrote: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


That's a BMW M coupe. Basically, it's a Z3 body with a roof. I think the engine is either from the E46 chassis 330CI or M3. Yeah, Volk has some killer wheels available. Light weight and strong ( and pricey!). I'd see if they have them in the right bolt circle and backspacing for a G body. Who cares what they say it fits on the site if it is available in a wheel that works? You sometimes can also custom order wheels in the backspacing and bolt circle you want-all it takes is money.
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Postby oldsofb on Fri Dec 07, 2007 8:54 pm

Billet SSIII wheels for olds! Even the center cap is billit!

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Postby oldsofb on Sat Dec 08, 2007 4:33 pm

Here's the website for the billet wheels in case your interested in finding out more.

www.streetsmartclassics.com/home.htm

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Postby grandamman on Sat Dec 08, 2007 8:50 pm

17 Torque Thrust II's...I think.

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Postby Gary Willard on Tue Dec 16, 2008 8:51 am

oldsofb wrote:Here's the website for the billet wheels in case your interested in finding out more.

www.streetsmartclassics.com/home.htm

Hutch


It's been a while since this post, but I have now scored a deal with Bonspeed to be the wheel manufacturer. They do AWESOME work and with their help, have brought the price of a finished wheel down AND opened the door to more sizing options. God bless them! If anyone is interested, send me an email and I can send you a CURRENT price list. The price list on my website is no longer valid. I'll get it removed and updated as soon as my partner can do it (he's out of town today).
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Postby Phoenyx on Wed Dec 17, 2008 7:02 pm

oldsofb wrote:Billet SSIII wheels for olds! Even the center cap is billit!


Hutch


That looks so badass. 8)
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Postby smallblockwagon on Fri Dec 19, 2008 2:33 pm

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Postby Larryg on Fri Dec 19, 2008 9:51 pm

Jim Rockford wrote:Image

16 inch GTA wheels I got for 100 bucks


Oh my! Those look bad azz!! 8)

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

Postby bawazir on Fri Oct 22, 2010 7:59 pm

i like the gta wheels,, i like i like, am thinking to chrome my gta wheels what do u think guys ?
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Re: Pictures of G Body with 16" or 17" Rims?

Postby cdg1984 on Fri Oct 22, 2010 9:18 pm

You realize this thread is near 3 years old, right?

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