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Old 06-04-2010, 06:17 PM   #1
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OK, so I found a set of C5 wheels at a great price ... 17" front and 18" rear. They look just like the 1996 CE wheels. Please your expert opinions and experience putting the 1999 C5 wheels on a 1996 LT4?
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Old 06-04-2010, 06:34 PM   #2
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Need spacers....
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Old 06-04-2010, 09:55 PM   #3
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Many heave done it, they should fit just fine.
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Many heave done it, they should fit just fine.


Early C4 would need spacers, late C4 are fine without.
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Old 06-04-2010, 11:41 PM   #5
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I love mine for my 91. They will fit your 96 with no problem. I even found some C4 decals to put on the centers. The C5 decals came off easily with heat and Goof Off.
These are 50th Anniv Champagne color wheels.
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Old 06-05-2010, 12:21 AM   #6
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OK, so I found a set of C5 wheels at a great price ... 17" front and 18" rear. They look just like the 1996 CE wheels. Please your expert opinions and experience putting the 1999 C5 wheels on a 1996 LT4?
Shoot them over my way (zip 68505), I'll throw them on my car with spacers so you can see what they look like, and then I'll be sure to ship them right back to you as fast as possible... promise....
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So, no issues with th 18" in the back ... clearance, offset, rubbing. Sounds like my LT4 will be good with the wheels. Will let you know if it works out.
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So, no issues with th 18" in the back ... clearance, offset, rubbing. Sounds like my LT4 will be good with the wheels. Will let you know if it works out.
Offset is 7mm deeper, 1/4" so not much. Make sure you size your new rubber correctly on the rears, and you'll have no speedo or fender rub issues
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Old 06-06-2010, 02:03 PM   #9
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i put these 2000 c-5 wheels and tires on my 88 c-4 ...they fit perfectly...no adapters, spacers or anything ...completely bolt on procedure...Click the image to open in full size. Click the image to open in full size.
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The color and wheel combination is great. All I need is a set of lug nuts for the 1999 C5 style wheels. Thanks, Dave in Chesterfield.
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I have the C-5 wheels on mine also, just need 1 innch spacers on a 92.


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I run C5 wheels on mine with the stock C5 rear tire(P275/40R18)and have no issues.I do keep the stock C4 tires on the front(P255/45R17).No current pics but my avatar is chrome wagon wheels(97-99) in the same sizes.Now they are painted gloss black with chrome center caps.
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My 95 has C5 wheels with no spacers


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OK, so I found a set of C5 wheels at a great price ... 17" front and 18" rear. They look just like the 1996 CE wheels. Please your expert opinions and experience putting the 1999 C5 wheels on a 1996 LT4?
If they're coming off a 99' they don't look like 96 CE wheels- are you sure your getting what you think? (5 thin spoke C5's came off 00' and up) otherwise they're the ugly wagon wheels (97-99')
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well since everyone has the same wheels posted here are my C5 wheels
haha two posts up he says ugly wagon wheels.....yes ugly on a C5 but i love them

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If they're coming off a 99' they don't look like 96 CE wheels- are you sure your getting what you think? (5 thin spoke C5's came off 00' and up) otherwise they're the ugly wagon wheels (97-99')
Wagon Wheel are FUGLY
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Wagon Wheel are FUGLY
lol to each their own
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