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Unread 10-09-2011, 09:55 PM   #1
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Looking for opinions. I have a deal to buy a set of these For 200.

I know adapters will be required but I'm looking for something lighter weight and these were pretty light.


The wheel I really like is this one but 600 is ruff right now



Do you think the Corvette wheel is worth it?
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The wheels you want are worth the weight.

The vette wheels are vette wheels. And the look very american racing-esque. 5 spokes shouldn't be that skinny.
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The wheels you want are worth the weight.

The vette wheels are vette wheels. And the look very american racing-esque. 5 spokes shouldn't be that skinny.
The Vette wheels are actually Enkie and the spokes are skinny because of the light weight, but trust me plenty strong. I do agree with you, but weight is the key factor. I'm waiting to see what the weight on the falcons are.
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Second looks like a ZR1 wheel lol. I love them.

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Had a VR1 in the shop yesturday for a flat repair. That thing was NASTY! I should have measured the rear wheels, but it was so side We almost couldn't get it on the tire machine.
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For $200 I would do it personally. That's dirt cheap for a good take off.

Otherwise, would you consider a set of superlight Enkei RPF1's? They do have some available in the 5x120 bolt pattern.

They are what I plan to use for my 240. They come widely recommended and are easy to come by used.

I have tons of wheel weights saved on my PC. If you are curious about any other specific wheel I likely have some info on it.

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Those are nice, but to much money and don't have the right size. If I was going to spend that much I would go with Forged Steel wheels.
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VMR BMW V710 18 inch Wheel by Velocity Motoring

18x8.5 in front and 18x9.5 in back with the proper front spacing, just need a 5 or 10mm spacer for the rear. When I get cash these will be mine.
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VMR BMW V710 18 inch Wheel by Velocity Motoring

18x8.5 in front and 18x9.5 in back with the proper front spacing, just need a 5 or 10mm spacer for the rear. When I get cash these will be mine.
They have the right off set in the rear already you don't need spacers. Just not a fan I've seen that wheel on to many gto's even one in Vegas has them but he's running 18X9.5 all around. My end goal is a light weight 18X9 with either 265 or 255/35r18. Should be about perfect for road corse. The Vette wheels or 17 and 18 so not optimal but so light. My other board I regular is pushing me to the Vette wheels I'm just not sure as I'm not crazy about the looks.
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