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Old 04-29-2015, 03:39 PM   #341  
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Before po2's on 235/70/15





After 235/60/15 front<br/>255/60/15 rear<br/>Tt's and fake ko's
love the 60's 70's look!!
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Old 04-29-2015, 04:56 PM   #342  
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love the 60's 70's look!!
Thanks old school all the way, don't understand the popularity of the big wheel look, just a dinosaur I guess. To each his own.
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My new painted 72 with AR TT2 18x8 and 18x9.
GORGEOUS! Best looking C3 I've seen in awhile.
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Old 04-30-2015, 02:07 PM   #344  
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we are running Forgeline GT3C 18x10 all the way around with Falken AZENIS-RT615K 315/30/18 on the Ridetech 48 Hour Corvette






http://www.ridetech.com/48hourcorvette/
those are some nice wheels!!!!!!!! I like that look a lot. I am currently running C5 wheels on mine. The look is similar.
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Old 04-30-2015, 02:09 PM   #345  
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love the 60's 70's look!!
I've always liked the look of the FORD MUSTANG wheels. They look awesome, on a Ford.


but the car is a CORVETTE.

I'm just sayin.
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Old 04-30-2015, 04:46 PM   #346  
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I've always liked the look of the FORD MUSTANG wheels. They look awesome, on a Ford.


but the car is a CORVETTE.

I'm just sayin.
I lost a mustang in Sandy, had magnums, tt's have been put on everything since the 60's. I always loved them on any car.
You can come out from under the chair it's all good.
By the way I have seen your car around in the forum and that is a great front end shot. About as good as you can get without chrome bumpers
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Old 04-30-2015, 05:26 PM   #347  
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I've always liked the look of the FORD MUSTANG wheels. They look awesome, on a Ford.


but the car is a CORVETTE.

I'm just sayin.


Just in case you didn't believe me





Or if you want you can go tell these people they have mustang wheels on their cars
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Just in case you didn't believe me





Or if you want you can go tell these people they have mustang wheels on their cars
OH, I believe I believe!!!!!!!

The classic Cragers look awesome on anything. And your car is outstandingly beautiful!!!!

I was just having some fun at your expense?
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Old 04-30-2015, 06:14 PM   #349  
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Street Shaker, thats bad ***



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OH, I believe I believe!!!!!!!

The classic Cragers look awesome on anything. And your car is outstandingly beautiful!!!!

I was just having some fun at your expense?
Thanks, paint is 45 yr, old, definitely a 10 ft.
I was serious about your front end, I was actually thinking of doing a 73 with one for the same look.
Drive safe
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Stock front and rear bumpers too?
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If your asking me, yes. One re chrome about 5 yrs. ago.
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Old 05-01-2015, 07:15 AM   #353  
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Street Shaker, thats bad ***
Official request for a sound clip please.
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Old 05-03-2015, 01:53 PM   #354  
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Here is mine.
18x8 -12 Offset
Goodyear tires 255/45-18 and Tredwear letters.

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17 x 8 18 x 10 Intro with 275/40 and 245/45 on a friends car.







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17 x 8 18 x 10 Intro with 275/40 and 245/45 on a friends car.







I like this look. Same size as C5 wheels. You may want to see if the car can be lowered a little. It will fill the wheel wells and handle a bit better.

You can easily lower the rear and inch with longer bolts. Front is a little harder as a loop has to be cut out of the spring.

Just a thought.
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I like this look. Same size as C5 wheels. You may want to see if the car can be lowered a little. It will fill the wheel wells and handle a bit better.

You can easily lower the rear and inch with longer bolts. Front is a little harder as a loop has to be cut out of the spring.

Just a thought.
His plans are to lower it all the way around. David, the owner of the car was using my lift to put the wheels on. The ebrake cable will have to be moved to the top of the swing arm
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His plans are to lower it all the way around. David, the owner of the car was using my lift to put the wheels on. The ebrake cable will have to be moved to the top of the swing arm
Awesome, that is an easy fix. simply cut off the clips with a grinder and weld them on the top.
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Old 05-04-2015, 10:13 PM   #359  
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what width?
9.5
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Any suspension work? Share, it sits nice
Front & rear springs are VBP Small block front springs I cut to fit. Rear spring is 330 with long bolts. Adjust as nessassary
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