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Old 12-04-2013, 09:35 PM   #1  
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Iisten..... the wagons get a terrible rep on here.

I remember the first time I saw a c5 it was early 1997. And yes it had the wagon wheels on it. These wheels bring me back to the time i said "one day I will own this car"

15 years later...after finally getting my dream car....I cant part with these wheels, I looked at different wheels z06 zr1 etc, but the moment I fell in love with the c5 it had the wagons. Wagons will stay.

They are light, look stock and bring back great memories of the corvette......give it 20 years when these are in high demand as owners will be looking to go back to oem.

Please respect the wagons.

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Old 12-04-2013, 09:49 PM   #2  
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I do.....









on various German automobiles....not Corvettes....lol...
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No don't think so
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Old 12-04-2013, 09:52 PM   #4  
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Sorry but the wagon wheels just never did much for me. I will say though that a set of them in chrome are not bad.
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Old 12-04-2013, 10:29 PM   #5  
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Listen..... glad you like them.
its nice to be different.
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Would never have bought my Vette if it had those things on it.
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With those wheels on the car, It is like being all dressed up with tennis shoe on.
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If it makes you happy that's all that matters, too many people pleasers in the world if you ask me
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in 50 years when everyone wants them back..then we will see
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Long live the Wagon Wheel....until I decide to change the out
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It's been 17 years since they first came out and you know what? They still look like **** and people still try to give them away. VCR's were also cool at one point in time.

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in 50 years when everyone wants them back..then we will see
Yup
I'm keeping mine
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Wagon wheels are horrible looking IMO, but if you like them thats all that matters.
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I first 97 C5 I saw I said "Beautiful car, but those are the most ugly wheels I've ever seen!"
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Even C4's!

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It's funny how wagon wheels and sawblades look great on any car except for the vette!
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Would never have bought my Vette if it had those things on it.
I bought mine (out of state) , drove it home and parked it in the garage and installed new rims (Z06) before I showed it to anyone
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Liked the Wagons when I first got the Vette but dumped them in favor of a much better wheel!

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in 50 years when everyone wants them back..then we will see
. . . along with bell-bottom pants, leisure suits, and nehru jackets.
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