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Old 06-13-2017, 02:47 PM
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Thanks for the ideas and replies about emblems. Intake, exhaust, and lowered all done. Oh and did a 4 step buff polish and finish to the paint. Hats off to chemical guys and Rejex for making it look amazing. Now on to wheels and tires. Decisions decisions. I don't wanna go full 20s 19s I like seeing a little tire. So 19s 18s are good for me. Any thoughts?? I would consider trading the factory magnesium wheels (I think they're magnesium) and tires. All the exchange programs only want the same wheel in return which seems silly for my goals.
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I'll be the first to answer in purist fashion. Original polished thin-spokes, or polished Z06. Prettiest wheels ever on the car.
Although, to be honest, C6 Z06 wheels look good too...
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Your best bet would be to either find someone that would be willing to offer up a set of wheels you like in exchange for your magnesium wheels or just find a set of wheels you like and then sell your OEM wheels.

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Looks good, specially on Black Corvette!
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Originally Posted by Fixedgame2000;1594937140 Decisions decisions. I don't wanna go full 20s 19s [b
I like seeing a little tire..
what 'looks good' is 100% personal opinion of course.
I am going through this myself on my 04Z
If I read you right, you like some 'meat' on the rim; ie no 'rubber band' tires.
The stock 17/18 wheels have very good tire size options and look quite "meaty".
Less choice in 19, 20. I went from stock-size C6ZR1 reps with stock tire sizes, to 18/19. The 18looks good but the 19 suffers a bit from rubber-band effect I am not happy as yet with my new 18/19 setup.

Not to over-promote, but I have my old 17/18 wheel/tire package for sale here. Let me know if interested. Honestly it's the best meatiest 'fit' I've seen.
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...condition.html
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