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Old 08-21-2013, 04:58 PM   #451
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i would say the gray one
I'm going towards it as well
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Old 08-21-2013, 06:18 PM   #452
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cant wait to see it brother!!! ur 5th gen is amazing and if u added one like the gray/silver one they would be badazz together
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Old 08-22-2013, 03:48 AM   #453
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cant wait to see it brother!!! ur 5th gen is amazing and if u added one like the gray/silver one they would be badazz together
Thanks a lot for the kind words bro
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Old 08-22-2013, 08:07 AM   #454
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The gray one by a longgggggg shot. That thing is sick as hell.
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Old 08-22-2013, 08:16 AM   #455
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The gray one by a longgggggg shot. That thing is sick as hell.
3 Grey / 0 Black
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Old 08-22-2013, 08:35 AM   #456
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I've never installed aftermarket wheels before, so I would just need some help, these rims have the same bolt pattern that my trans-am has ( 5x4.75") is there anything else that I should take note of before purchasing this wheel? also if you guys have something in mind please give me your thoughts
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Old 08-22-2013, 08:55 AM   #457
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Yes, definitely research the reputation/quality of the wheel and wheel manufacturer. You'll wish you did if or when something goes wrong. Secondly, research the weight of the wheels in comparison to other wheels in its size and general price category. You want the lightest wheel possible (reducing rotating mass improves acceleration, braking, and can affect gas mileage) without spending a fortune, yet find one that has fantastic durability and longevity. Thirdly, look at the offset of the wheels. This means a ton because even though the bolt pattern is the same, the wheel when mounted on the vehicle may stick out past the fenders leaving it at risk of tearing it to pieces if you hit a bump in the road, and lowering the car even the slightest be may be impossible because there won't be any room, and the tire choice you have available to you is slim because you would have to find a tire that has a width allowing the tire to tuck inside the fender well if even possible. However, if you chose the correct offset (varies), you'll be sure that you can chose a variety of tire sizes with a width that can improve performance, as well as be lined up or tuck in the fender and allowing you greater choices for suspension mods and less worry. Do some research on various offsets that are commonly used on that same year and specd transam.
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Old 08-22-2013, 09:14 AM   #458
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Yes, definitely research the reputation/quality of the wheel and wheel manufacturer. You'll wish you did if or when something goes wrong. Secondly, research the weight of the wheels in comparison to other wheels in its size and general price category. You want the lightest wheel possible (reducing rotating mass improves acceleration, braking, and can affect gas mileage) without spending a fortune, yet find one that has fantastic durability and longevity. Thirdly, look at the offset of the wheels. This means a ton because even though the bolt pattern is the same, the wheel when mounted on the vehicle may stick out past the fenders leaving it at risk of tearing it to pieces if you hit a bump in the road, and lowering the car even the slightest be may be impossible because there won't be any room, and the tire choice you have available to you is slim because you would have to find a tire that has a width allowing the tire to tuck inside the fender well if even possible. However, if you chose the correct offset (varies), you'll be sure that you can chose a variety of tire sizes with a width that can improve performance, as well as be lined up or tuck in the fender and allowing you greater choices for suspension mods and less worry. Do some research on various offsets that are commonly used on that same year and specd transam.
Thanks for the info T, ill do some research now
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Old 08-22-2013, 09:15 AM   #459
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Anytime! Good luck dude!
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Old 08-22-2013, 10:19 AM   #460
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It looks like I'd have to find a wheel with 0mm offset X.X
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Old 08-22-2013, 03:25 PM   #461
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Ok good news, thanks to summitracing, I got all the info that I needed for the wheels, turns out that the largest wheels I could fit in my car without any adjustments are 18" wheels ( just what I wanted) and the offset is 32mm. Valuable info to me. Returning to silverslayer as the topic, the brake pads are handling great, it stops faster as well, mods that are hopefully comming soon are the afterburner's and 3D carbon side vents, maybe some more stuff but not sure
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Old 08-22-2013, 03:27 PM   #462
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Excellent!! Great job man!
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Old 08-22-2013, 03:29 PM   #463
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Looking forward to seeing the new mods!!
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Old 08-22-2013, 03:34 PM   #464
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Excellent!! Great job man!
Thanks T! U helped a lot man
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Old 08-22-2013, 03:34 PM   #465
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Looking forward to seeing the new mods!!
Thanks, im looking forward as well, post some pics of ur interior man!
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Old 08-22-2013, 04:22 PM   #466
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Thanks, im looking forward as well, post some pics of ur interior man!
The only ones I got so far is the ones in my journal. . . maybe this weekend I can get around to doing a mini photoshoot
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Old 08-22-2013, 04:39 PM   #467
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The only ones I got so far is the ones in my journal. . . maybe this weekend I can get around to doing a mini photoshoot
You do need a photoshoot and ofcourse a new sig as well
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Old 08-22-2013, 04:44 PM   #468
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You do need a photoshoot and ofcourse a new sig as well
hahaha yea once I do the photoshoot I will ask Tommy to work his magic to update that.
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Old 08-22-2013, 04:55 PM   #469
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hahaha yea once I do the photoshoot I will ask Tommy to work his magic to update that.
I'd do the same thing, Tommy's talent is about to push the limit
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Old 08-23-2013, 11:58 AM   #470
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Man those trans-ams! This is a 1000HP twin turbo 74 trans-am built by ASC I need to start working on my trans-am
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Old 08-23-2013, 02:20 PM   #471
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Awesome ride man!
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Old 08-23-2013, 02:27 PM   #472
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Awesome ride man!
Thanks man! Your ride is getting well together as well!
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Cool ride, cool photos! Thumbs up!
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