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Old 11-28-2007, 07:40 PM   #1
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Rims?

I've noticed in the past few years every auto maker seems to be making their stock rims ...... Big

So i'm gonna go out on a limb and guess the 5th gen camaro will come out with 20's? or anything above 16 lol
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Old 11-28-2007, 07:49 PM   #2
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ima gona geuss 17 inch front and 18 inch back sort like the z06. hopefully it has big fat rear tiers.
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Old 11-28-2007, 07:56 PM   #3
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ima gona geuss 17 inch front and 18 inch back sort like the z06. hopefully it has big fat rear tiers.
I'm sure GM will make it almost identical to the Vettes. They know better than to put anything on it too big or too small that takes away from the car's looks OR performance.
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Old 11-28-2007, 08:17 PM   #4
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as i posted before ,if you look at the picture in cam, the rims look very large and fill the wheel well up nicely. the side wall is also noticeably smaller than if it were a 17 or 18" rim. so i believe the concept has 20's on it. but take it for what its worth.
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Old 11-28-2007, 08:31 PM   #5
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how hard is it to change a hub over from lugs to the single locking nut like on a mclaren?
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Old 11-28-2007, 09:34 PM   #6
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I really like these. Maybe a bit larger though. Anyway these are from the Pontiac G8 prototype.
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Old 11-28-2007, 10:34 PM   #7
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I really like these. Maybe a bit larger though. Anyway these are from the Pontiac G8 prototype.
Makes ur car look short and small
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Old 11-28-2007, 10:38 PM   #8
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as i posted before ,if you look at the picture in cam, the rims look very large and fill the wheel well up nicely. the side wall is also noticeably smaller than if it were a 17 or 18" rim. so i believe the concept has 20's on it. but take it for what its worth.
Yeah I was going by the concept's picture so ......... lol yeah Idk maybe a vette style
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Old 11-28-2007, 10:43 PM   #9
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I think...for cost purposes, the rims may be the same size all around. But the high-end would prolly have a setup like the vette's larger rears.

Personally, and I'm willing to bet only personally, I think the Convertible Concept's rims just kick every other rim's ass on the planet.
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Old 11-28-2007, 11:00 PM   #10
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My guess would be that GM gives the Camaro the same wheel-size all the way around to help with cost and to actually allow you to rotate your tires! I haven't seen the concept in person, so I'm not sure how big of a difference you can really tell between the front and back tires. And I've not seen a Z06 up close and personal either. Can anyone tell a difference between fronts and backs on them?

I think GM should stick with the wheels the concept has on it NOW as the stock rims that come out. I would be happy with them until I can afford to get my Torq-Thrust M's on that baby Unless I decide I like the look of the factory wheels better? Mmmmm... Not sure about that one... But I do like the concepts wheels.

Does anyone else think the concepts wheels look like the wheels on a Mazda RX-8???

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Old 11-29-2007, 11:53 AM   #11
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i saw on pontiacs web sight that the g8 has optional 19's for the v8 package.
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Old 11-29-2007, 01:43 PM   #12
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i was reading that the concept has 20s front and 21s in the rear. and that the size of the sheel would be decreased for marketing purposes. they were looking at an 18-19 inch wheel prolly the same all around.
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I'd rather have the same size all the way around, for ease of rotation and buying new tires.
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i was reading that the concept has 20s front and 21s in the rear. and that the size of the sheel would be decreased for marketing purposes. they were looking at an 18-19 inch wheel prolly the same all around.
Yeah, I read something like that too, not sure where I read it though.
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