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Old 08-08-2012, 07:57 AM   #1
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5th gen rims...

how will 5th generation wheels fit on my 3rd generation iroc?
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Old 08-09-2012, 01:45 AM   #2
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Poorly.

20" look ridiculous in a 3rd gen's wheel wells. The cars have perfect proportions with 16" wheels, and 20 inchers would make it look like a toy car.
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Old 08-09-2012, 05:44 AM   #3
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thanks..looking to buy the 18" foose wheels...but was curious about the new wheels
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Old 08-09-2012, 08:38 AM   #4
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17 and 18 look fine with third gens (depending on the style, of course).
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Old 08-11-2012, 11:50 PM   #5
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Yeah the third gens dont really look good with big rims. I think 18s would look fine if theyre a good style, but i definitely wouldnt go any bigger than that. I wanna get 16s for mine sometime!
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Old 08-12-2012, 12:40 PM   #6
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Yeah the third gens dont really look good with big rims
I dunno......this looks pretty good, running 20X10 in the rear and 19X8 in the front.....along with a digital air ride technologies air ride system



really depends what your looking for. If you just toss a set of larger wheels on a third gen (or any car for that matter) and don't really "set" the car up for that more aggressive look....then yeah...it can look a little silly.

Here is an example of a third gen with a set of 5th gen wheels installed. I think it looks pretty good: http://www.thirdgen.org/techboard/wh...amaro-5th.html
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Old 08-13-2012, 03:10 AM   #7
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Also remember the condition of the roads where you are.

BIG rims and low profile rubber could mean dented rim.

Sickness - Nothing wrong with your wheel combo..looks great.
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Old 10-24-2012, 05:24 PM   #8
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I know this thread is old...but I happened to look at this and it depends on how you put them on. You can make them look bad, or great

Bad......



Good....
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Old 04-01-2013, 07:56 PM   #9
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they do require the correct tire size to look right, not the 5th gen tire size. and being lowered helps as well. 20's are not too big for a 3rd gen. anything bigger may be too much. I had 20's on my 1991 RS convertible years ago. they were a perfect fit, ill try to dig up the pics

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Old 04-03-2013, 02:12 AM   #10
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Can anyone tell me if 5th gen (SS model 5th gen if it makes a difference) 20" wheels will fit 3rd gen without spacers/adapters or any aftermarket mod? In other words will they go right on?

Also do they rub at all? or stick out?
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Old 04-03-2013, 06:34 AM   #11
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You'll need spacers. IIRC 2" or so.
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