Go Back  CorvetteForum - Chevrolet Corvette Forum Discussion > C4 Corvettes, 1984 - 1996 > C4 General Discussion
Reload this Page >

ZR1 wheels - different center cap depths? (17x11x50mm)

C4 General Discussion General C4 Corvette Discussion not covered in Tech

ZR1 wheels - different center cap depths? (17x11x50mm)

 
Old 03-12-2011, 06:50 AM
  #1  
corvette95
CF Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Member Since: Jul 1999
Location: Decatur, Alabama
Posts: 2,443
Thanked 13 Times in 13 Posts
Default ZR1 wheels - different center cap depths? (17x11x50mm)

Strange issue, I have a ZR1 wheel on my 94 LT1, the wheel is marked 17x11x50mm, its a deep lug wheel. I needed another wheel to match, I bought one off the forum here. New wheel is also marked 17/11/50mm BUT it IS a deep lug design but they are not "quite" as deep as the other wheel and the cut out where the center cap goes is about 3/4 of an inch thicker than the other wheel. From looks, it seems like the wheel when mounted on the car works out to the same actual dimensions as the other wheel (i.e. from the hub to the outer wheel is seems to be about the same as the other, the distance from the thicker center offsets the shallower lugs) but I have never seen or heard of an issue like this. Anyone have any insight they could share. I may try to post a picture later.
corvette95 is offline  
Old 03-12-2011, 09:24 AM
  #2  
RollaMo-LT4
CF Senior Member
 
RollaMo-LT4's Avatar
 
Member Since: Oct 2005
Location: Rolla Missouri
Posts: 10,722
Thanked 73 Times in 68 Posts
St. Jude Donor '10-'11-'12-'13-'14-'15-'16-'17-'19
Default

With a 50mm offset you have ZR1 replica wheels. They are available from more than one company, so they may have slightly different designs.

A real factory ZR1 wheel (36mm offset) would stick outside the fender lip quite a bit.
RollaMo-LT4 is online now  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: ZR1 wheels - different center cap depths? (17x11x50mm)


Sponsored Ads
Vendor Directory

Contact Us - About Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: