Forgestar Wheels at DV8 Motoring - 18s, 19s, 20s, 22s!
Forgestar wheels are a semi-custom wheel. We specify the offset and the lug pattern, both of which are machined/drilled to order. This guarantees a perfect fit for your Camaro (or any vehicle). To date, the Forgestar wheels are still the most economical way to get those wide 275 front tires and even wider 315 tires on the rear of your Camaro. They are a flow-formed (aka rotary forged) wheel, consisting of a pressure cast center and rotary forged hoop. This makes them very light, and strong. More importantly, inexpensive!
As mentioned in our previous posts, the wheel core stocking structure for Forgestar has changed for 2011. They will no longer stock each wheel diameter/width in specific colors, as that was causing issues of running out of one size and not having colors to match for building a full set. For 2011, all wheel cores are stocked in bare aluminum. You will get your choice of color, it is now included in the pricing. You may order them bare, but there is no discount for getting them without any finish. This has slightly increased pricing, but in the end it will provide a better matched product and you will get exactly what you want instead of waiting for more colored cores to arrive.
Pricing - We can match any Authorized Forgestar Dealer pricing.
F14 18x9 and 18x10 (or 18x11) = $1350 set of 4
F14 20x9 and 20x11 (or 20x10.5 deep concave) = $1850 set of 4
F14 22x9 and 22x10 (or 22x10.5 deep concave) = $2200 set of 4
CF5 18x9 and 18x10 (or 18x11) = $1350 set of 4
CF5 20x9 and 20x11 (or 20x10.5 deep concave) = $1850 set of 4
CF10 20x9 and 20x11 deep concave = $1850 set of 4
Textured Gunmetal Gray
Painted lip pinstripe (any color) add $45 per wheel
Photos of 20x9 and 20x11 on 2010 Camaros:
My own gallery of Forgestar photos:
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: Will these fit my 2010 Camaro SS or LS, even when lowered? Will 275 tires up front and 315 tires on the rear rub?
A: Yes, the offset is the same for LS and SS cars, and these wheels clear both brake caliper types. Yes, 275 and 315 tires fit properly, without rubbing, even on lowered Camaros.
Q: How much do these weigh compared to the factory 20" wheels?
A: Factory 20x8 Front = 31.5 lbs each. Factory 20x9 Rear = 33.0 lbs each. Forgestar 20x9 Front = 26.5 lbs each, Forgestar 20x11 Rear = 28.0 lbs each. Yes, these wheels are wider than the factory wheels, yet still weigh a combined total of 20 lbs less! 20 lbs less rotating mass is a substantial difference.
Q: Will I need four new tires if I buy these? Can I use my factory SS tires?
A: Your factory 275 rear tires will fit on the front with these wheels, leaving you only to purchase two new rear 305 or 315 wide tires.
Q: Will the 18" wheels fit over my Brembo SS brakes?
A: Yes, as long as you do not have the "rollerskate" brake pads found on some later builds. Those can be removed by buying aftermarket brake pads.
Q: Will my factory TPMS sensors fit these wheels?
A: Yes, the sensors will mount exactly like they do on the OEM wheels. No adapters required.
Wheel Sizes/Weights (I've weighed each of these myself)
18x8.5 = 19.5 lbs
18x10 = 21 lbs
18x11 = 21.5 lbs
18x12 = 22.5 lbs
19x9 = 24 lbs
19x9.5 = 24.5 lbs
19x10 = 25 lbs
20x9 = 26.5 lbs
20x9.5 = 26.5 lbs
20x10.5 = 28 lbs
20x11 = 28 lbs
22x9 = 29.5 lbs
22x10.5 = 30.0 lbs
Forgestar CF10 20x9.0 front w/ Nitto Invo 275/40-20 tire, 20x11.0 rear with Nitto Invo 315/35-20 tire, shown in Textured Gunmetal Gray.
Forgestar CF10 shown in textured gunmetal gray
20x9.0 front with Nitto Invo 275/40-20 tire
20x11.0 deep concave rear with Nitto Invo 315/35-20 tire
Car is lowered on drop springs.
Forgestar F14 22x9 and 22x10.5 wheels, shown in Textured Black finish.
Here is a comparison between the concavity of the normal concave vs the deep concave. Both wheels shown are 20" wheels. Also, some photos of the 22" F14 wheels!
PM sent! :thumbsup:
Hey Tony I have a question. You say that the F14 is available in 20x9 and 20x11 (or 20x10.5 deep concave) = $1895. In the Forgestar literature it says that the F14 is available in 20x8.5, 9, 10 in the semi-concave and 20x9.5, 10.5, 11, 12 in the deep concave. Which is accurate?
The current 20x11 wheels are not deep concave. I asked Forgestar about the brochure page, and they have confirmed it was a typo error. We were the first ones to catch it, LOL.
20x11 is not deep concave, only 20x10.5 is deep concave.
Can't wait to see pics of the CF5 on a Camaro.. :popcorn: It's between these two wheels for me, but I want pictures first :laugh:
These are the first set of production Forgestar CF5 wheels built for a Camaro. As soon as they became available, I ordered this set. Will was nice enough to come over and model them on his white SS, and now they are on my cyber gray SS. The white SS has KW coil-overs, my gray Camaro has Pfadt drop springs.
Forgestar CF5 flow-formed wheels Pricing Info
Textured Gunmetal Gray finish (new for 2011)
20x9 standard concave fronts with Nitto Invo 275/40-20 tires
20x11 standard concave rears with Nitto Invo 315/35-20 tires
These are almost a perfect match for cyber gray! I love them.
The ones on the Camaro above are deep concave rears, normal concave fronts. With the Camaro, there simply isn't a lot of room for concave wheels, due to the high positive offset and the big Brembo calipers. Also, these wheels were designed to fit a wide range of vehicles, so they couldn't go super concave on them. Most newer cars don't have the deep offsets.
Yes, the textured colors are more semi-matte-like. I prefer the textured versions over the normal matte colors.
I have to wait a few more weeks before I can put my pre-order in. I have to confirm my tax return and my work bonus first.
Thanks! Now I just need a tax return! :laugh:
Looks like Niche sold the mold to Forgestar
The face looks exactly like mine...
From your previous thread there was a picture of the CF5 from SEMA that was more of a satin rather than a matte or gloss, was this a custom finish. I am interested in these in the same finish as I already have. I love my wheels, but would like them a little lighter. PM me if you like...
There are some subtle differences in the lug area on your Niche/ADV wheels, but there is no denying they are similar in style. I'm not sure you'd see much difference in weight, unless yours are really heavy for some reason. ADV Flowspec wheels are made with the same flow-formed process as these.
Here is the textured black F14 wheel, shown in 22"
Would love to see the CF5's in other colors. Really want to see them in silver.
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