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Old 05-26-2018, 09:31 PM
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I'm considering buying a set--new--of Cray wheels for my 2012 coupe and upsizing to 19"/20" at the same time. Anyone with Cray wheels out there with an opinion--good or bad--based on your experience with them? I'd appreciate what you have to say. Thanks in advance!
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I just sold my Cray Brickyards (18/19) which I ran for over a year with zero complaints. They’re well made and are lighter compared to other similar sized wheels I looked into. I’d still be running them had I not switched to 17” drag radials full time.

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No sweat. Not sure what kind of wheels you’re looking for, but Forgestar has a few wheels that are of similar price and quality. Plus you can get them in custom finishes and offsets.
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I'm considering buying a set--new--of Cray wheels for my 2012 coupe and upsizing to 19"/20" at the same time. Anyone with Cray wheels out there with an opinion--good or bad--based on your experience with them? I'd appreciate what you have to say. Thanks in advance!
I've had Cray Brickyards on my car for the past three years. I went with the 18/19" and ran into clearance issues with the valve stems touching the calipers. Its only an issue with Z51 option cars. You should be fine with 19/20". Very good wheels and I love the look.
I'm sure you're aware of the sale at CARID. Less than 800 bucks for a full set .
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Cray Manta's on my '05. Great wheels, run true, balance easily.
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Thanks for the response. That silver/bright polished rim combo looks great on your silver car. I'm considering the same silver/bright polished rim combo for my CRM coupe. However, if I pull the trigger, I'm going with the new "Eagle" design wheel. To me it kind of looks like a ZR-1 wheel with a deep rim.
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I have Cray's on my 2010 GS. No problems.
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had them on my 2000. Just ordered them for my 07 tonight.
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Cray spiders here, though 18x9.5 front and 19x11 rear. It was a great update to the car, and I love the more aggressive offsets and increased width over stock. I also run wider tires front and rear (275/295), which really improves the feel for me, and certainly increases cornering speed.

19/20 will look nice (with a drop to reduce fender gap), though your ride quality may suffer over the bumps due to lower sidewall tires.

Forum vendor GETYOURWHEELS offers custom finishes, at additional cost.

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Thanks to all for your responses! I'm thinking these are probably the best all-around way to go for price/quality/style.
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i put a thread out a month or so about the cray "Hawk" wheels in c6z fitment and had zero luck, pmd the vendors and no one got back with me about them either.
see them all over ebay, are they disc?


what vendor did those who purchased new go through?
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Originally Posted by EVRGRN View Post
and certainly increases cornering speed.
I'd love to see that measured.
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Originally Posted by 919cw313 View Post
I'd love to see that measured.
How about if I put it this way. I have a lot more confidence in taking corners at higher speeds with my 275/35-18 fronts and 295/35-19 rear tires on these wheels, than I did with 245/40-18 fronts and 285/35-19 stock sized wheels and tires.

There is also noticeably less understeer with this setup, which might be bad for some since understeer is safer handling characteristic. That's probably part of the reason why these cars have such a large front to rear stagger.

Back to the subject at hand, I highly recommend Crays for design options, fitment, price and being relatively light weight.

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