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Old 05-15-2011, 11:25am   #1
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Put the new C6 Z06 Rims on.
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Old 05-15-2011, 12:14pm   #2
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Personally, I dislike wheels hanging out of the fenders...but for a no-tub/no-flare 12" wheel fitment on the rear of a C5, that's about the best you'll possibly do. I assume you ditched the rear brake ducts?


The rears are tolerable, the fronts are the deal-breaker. I'd look a pair of front repros in a C5 offset. I don't know what's available, but an 18x9.5" in 54-56mm offset would be about perfect, and fit flush with the fender.


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Old 05-15-2011, 08:01pm   #3
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The brake ducts are still on. They clear about a pencil width. The tires are only 285's on there right now. Once a get new rubber in the back I might have to notch the ducts.

The fronts being alittle to wide makes me alittle leary but If the wheels are strait they are only about a 1/4 of an inch out further then the top of the wheel arch. Not that bad. I will have to keep my eyes pealed for a pair of repro fronts if it starts to bother me.

I really like the look though. I am not a fan of newer styles on an older car but I do like the way it turned out.

Thank you for the input.

Any one else have thoughts on it? You are more then welcome to be honest.
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I like the Rims!

Are you going to black out the lights too?

The black wheels make it look heavy on the bottom and the silver makes your top seem light. I think blacked out lights would even it out a little! But then again the red lights brings out your red calipers!

Just a woman's point - accessorize to match!

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I like the Rims!

Are you going to black out the lights too?

The black wheels make it look heavy on the bottom and the silver makes your top seem light. I think blacked out lights would even it out a little! But then again the red lights brings out your red calipers!

Just a woman's point - accessorize to match!

I agree, accessorize to match or what's the point?
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i think it looks good. but black out those lights
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Well I have never been a big fan of all black wheels. They can really look bad if you don't keep the tires in top condition. I have seen a few with a contrasting stripe around the outer most part on the rim lip. Maybe a red stripe seeing the calipers are red.
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I will look into the black outs. I may know a guy that can do them for me. The strip might not look bad I will see if I can photoshop it.
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Old 05-16-2011, 08:18pm   #10
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I like the look, looks better on urs then mine
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Thanks Mikey.
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