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Old 10-10-2018, 08:17 AM
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The C5 only has its stock wheel and not the C5Z06 wheels. In addition they are not 4 same width wheels, I plan to use in the future. The C5 will run 4 same wheels 18x10.5 with 315 wide tires. I plan to buy the wheels and tires for the C5 (which is being built to be a Spec Vette race car). In the mean time, I was hoping to use the new C5 ZO6 wheel/tires set up on the 1995 C4 I'm currently running next couple months.

I think after all the discusison, it appears I would need to use 20mm hub centric spacers on the C4 to have the same location and results as my current 17x11" wheels I currently use on C4.

Long story but hope it makes sense.
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Old 10-10-2018, 09:15 AM
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ah, that makes more sense.
I thought you were needing some coffee or something.
(and sorry, I might come off as a dick before my morning coffee )
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Originally Posted by MatthewMiller View Post
Something is odd here. The front C5Z wheel is 17x9.5 with offset of 54mm, which gives backspacing of only 7.38". That's almost identical to a stock C4 17x9.5 that has offset of 56mm. They should fit just fine. The rear C5Z is 18x10.5 with 58mm offset, and will have 8.03" of backspacing. That's about the max backspacing that will fit on a later C4, but it should fit on all four corners. Note that I have three sets of wheels with similar backspacing and they fit just fine. Certainly though, running 1/4" spacers would not be a problem if needed.
I was only referring to the 18x10.5 wheels that i test fit on both front and back of my car.
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