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Old 11-06-2008, 04:19 AM   #1
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Will the 20" Wheels from the LS7 Camaro at SEMA be offered as an accessory?

I hope Fbodfather sees this.

I really love those wheels. I wish they were a factory option, but I know that's all set in stone. So, If they are even available, I'll have to pony up a ton of money for them as an accessory, but they'd be worth it.



I love polished wheels and I love concave wheels. I don't know why RWD cars today have such big positive offsets. I love the old muscle wheels and how they were concave.



Most wheels these days are trying to hard to get a "nice lip" on the wheel (even with a large positive offset), and IMO it's so posuer.



As you can see the hub of the wheel is pretty much flush with the outside edge, and the spoke has to go back into the wheel in order to get the lip. Which IMO is just horrible.

Now this is what I'm talking about!





Anyone else feel the same way?
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Old 11-06-2008, 07:11 AM   #2
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I feel the same way about the LS7 wheels. They are my favorite wheels from GM so far...

I'd like to see them offered.
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Old 11-06-2008, 02:47 PM   #3
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LS7s are my favorite too. I'd rather pay 4 or 5 grand for those over those black's 21"s.
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Old 11-06-2008, 03:28 PM   #4
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they are easily my favorite rim from GM so far, but are only 9.5" wide (according to the video). I'm hoping to be able to squeeze a 10.5" rim with 315's back there!
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Old 11-06-2008, 08:01 PM   #5
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I would like to see those in a 21" option. I definitely agree those are my favorites so far too.
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Old 11-06-2008, 08:30 PM   #6
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I'm with ya... far and away my favorite wheels so far!!!

Someone mentioned seeing a video that indicated the wheels were 9.5" wide; did it also provide the tire sizing? I'm hoping maybe 305's??
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Old 11-06-2008, 08:57 PM   #7
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definitely the best.. how did gm not offer these or at least a chrome option?
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Old 11-07-2008, 09:09 AM   #8
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I feel the same way about the LS7 wheels. They are my favorite wheels from GM so far...

I'd like to see them offered.
+2, best lookin' wheels I've seen so far. ")
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Old 11-07-2008, 10:58 AM   #9
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they look like 04-06 GTO wheels, just a little bit thinner in the spokes. i too think they are the best lookin wheels yet.
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Old 11-07-2008, 12:26 PM   #10
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Aren't those just the polished 20s?
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Old 11-07-2008, 01:14 PM   #11
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Aren't those just the polished 20s?
Nope. Different spoke design.



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Old 11-07-2008, 01:23 PM   #12
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one of two sets of my fav wheels as well.

the other set i like were the orange vert wheels....which should also be the same wheels as on the dale jr concept.
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Old 11-07-2008, 01:32 PM   #13
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They look like a combination of the convertible and coupe wheels. I'd love to see them standard or an option in the future.
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Old 11-07-2008, 02:55 PM   #14
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Get a pic of the rear wheel and tire. I NEEEEN to see what size they are.....

Oh yeah,

Thanks pleeeez
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Old 11-07-2008, 04:51 PM   #15
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are the ls7 wheels pollished or chrome?
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Old 11-15-2008, 01:39 AM   #16
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I have been told by some very reliable people that these wheels are not going to be an oppion.
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Old 11-15-2008, 01:47 AM   #17
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^Well THAT sux.
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Old 11-15-2008, 03:43 AM   #18
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Get a pic of the rear wheel and tire. I NEEEEN to see what size they are.....

Oh yeah,

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Old 02-07-2009, 06:50 PM   #19
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Maybe someone can copy those wheels and sell them aftermarket?

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Old 02-07-2009, 07:02 PM   #20
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All of y'all are retards, The concept wheels are so much better
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Old 02-08-2009, 02:07 PM   #21
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I saw those on the cover of Hot Rod Magazine last month and fell in love with them. My dealer couldn't find the magazine on the newstands in San Diego, so I mailed it to him. I told him that I would really love to get them for my Camaro and if he could find out. I even sent him a 20 dollar gift card to Starbucks for the trouble of researching them. I never heard back. Those would be the "crown jewel touch" for my Camaro. And I would gladly pay extra! The person who could get those for me would truly be the "Camaro God."
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