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    gm "original" wheels

    how can i tell if a set of wheels are gm originals....i just purchased a set off of ebay, and the add stated "original 04 z06 wheels". i just got the wheels and i cannot find the "gm" stamp. maybe im missing it, but where would it be on a set for 04 z06???????? 17x9.5 front, 18x10.5 rears (chrome)
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    Try that, they should carry only original GM products.

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    there should be a GM stamped into them somewhere, at least there is on my WS6 wheels

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    if you got them on ebay then they are probably not GM. And i heard that original Z06 wheels don't fit f-bodies because of the offset, so if they fit then they can't be real.

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    i run 02 z06 fac gm rims on my 02 ws6.with 1 gm spacer at each corner for
    good measure..17.9.5 frt 18x10.5 rr 265/40/17 295/35/18 noo problemm..gm spacer #14091902. they are about 2-3 mm thick...wheels are real light too!!!
    stock hgt no drop.but i would think i could drop the car..plenty of room..fft!
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    Quote Originally Posted by m.j.lecki View Post
    i run 02 z06 fac gm rims on my 02 ws6.with 1 gm spacer at each corner for
    good measure..17.9.5 frt 18x10.5 rr 265/40/17 295/35/18 noo problemm..gm spacer #14091902. they are about 2-3 mm thick...wheels are real light too!!!
    stock hgt no drop.but i would think i could drop the car..plenty of room..fft!
    got pics?

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    No stamp...not real

    IF there are doubt, any GM place can tell you

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