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Why no Z06 replica 18 x 12 in chrome?

 
Old 03-12-2019, 04:47 PM
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Default Why no Z06 replica 18 x 12 in chrome?

Cant find them. I'm gonna have to buy them in black then powder coat them chrome. Anyone found some in chrome?
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Old 03-12-2019, 06:45 PM
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Cant find them. I'm gonna have to buy them in black then powder coat them chrome. Anyone found some in chrome?
http://www.houseofwheelsonline.com/corvette_copies.php

18x12 Chrome with +59 mm offset.

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http://www.houseofwheelsonline.com/corvette_copies.php

18x12 Chrome with +59 mm offset.

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Unfortunately they show them, but when I talked to Bob they don't have them. Seems like they cant get them either.
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Default Heres a pic of the 18X12 +59mm offset w/MT drag radials

Bought these from a vendor here a while ago when they first came out.


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Originally Posted by C7/Z06 Man View Post
Bought these from a vendor here a while ago when they first came out.

They look so good. Looks like I'm going to have to buy the black and powdercoat them chrome.
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Do you know what the wheel weights were? The repos all seem to be significantly heavier. That is a beautiful car man. Love the color with the chrome wheels.


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Bought these from a vendor here a while ago when they first came out.

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Originally Posted by jstewart View Post
Do you know what the wheel weights were? The repos all seem to be significantly heavier. That is a beautiful car man. Love the color with the chrome wheels.
Thanks for the compliment. I had the silver/nickel wheels from the factory which were OK but the 18" (pic) and now the 'all around' factory chrome wheels make the car POP.

Size for size, there is no doubt in my book the chrome repos weigh more than the OEM chrome wheels. Below are some weights from my electronic "bathroom scale".

* OEM 20X12 silver/nickel wheel with MPSS OEM tire worn down to the wear bars = 62.5 lbs.

* Repo 18X12 chrome wheel with new stock height 26.6" MT Street SS P305/35R18 drag radial = 64 lbs.

* OEM 20X12 chrome wheel with new MPSS OEM tire = 65.5 lbs.

Wheel Weight Only (Bathroom scale):

* Repo 18X12 chrome = 31 lbs.

* OEM 20X12 chrome = 31.5 lbs.

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Edited last post ^^^^^^.

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