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    Hi guys. I might be keeping my TA after all and would like to see some wheel options to change it to 17's. I'm looking for black wheels with chrome lip. I want it to be straight bolt on. Any suggestions on websites? I was looking at amazon because of prime's free shipping but can't find anything I like yet. As far as width our 17's OEM wheels are 9" wide right? Thanks in advance.

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    I would check out oem wheels llc, they have some 17" zr1 wheels which are black with a chrome or machined lip. Also the stock 17" wheels are 9" wide.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 98TransAmWs-6 View Post
    I would check out oem wheels llc, they have some 17" zr1 wheels which are black with a chrome or machined lip. Also the stock 17" wheels are 9" wide.
    Thanks. One question about their site, Am I reading this correct? It says when you add 1 to cart it adds a whole set of 4 wheels. So for example:

    Trans Am Wheels

    Is that $352 plus shipping for a set of 4? If it is that is not bad at all.

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    Also I didn't noticed any of their wheels at 9". I see 8.5 and 9.5 inches. Will 9.5 work fine without rubbing anywhere? I have eibach lowered springs in the front and blisteins HD shock/struts all around. I'm thinking about raising the front back stock again since the eibach make the ride kind of tough which is expected.

    I like this set a lot and with tires included it is not bad price. It doesn't say what kind of tire is it.

    Camaro Corvette Wheels & Tires

    What do you think?

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    or this one if I want gloss finish.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JayTA98 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by 98TransAmWs-6 View Post
    I would check out oem wheels llc, they have some 17" zr1 wheels which are black with a chrome or machined lip. Also the stock 17" wheels are 9" wide.
    Thanks. One question about their site, Am I reading this correct? It says when you add 1 to cart it adds a whole set of 4 wheels. So for example:

    Trans Am Wheels

    Is that $352 plus shipping for a set of 4? If it is that is not bad at all.
    You are correct. 9.5 wide wheels will fit no problem. I have 18x9.5 in the front and I have put 10" wide wheels in the front with no problems and I am lowered 1.2". Out of the three you posted I like the 1st or 3rd best but I am partial to these:

    http://www.oewheelsllc.com/Wheels_3/Wheels-for-Pontiac/Corvette-ZR1-Wheels-black#.U10DR9MpDFo

    These are staggered but they can come all in the 9.5 width as well. Oh I just noticed they are out of stock. I would have these if I could but my brakes won't allow it without grinding.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 98TransAmWs-6 View Post
    You are correct. 9.5 wide wheels will fit no problem. I have 18x9.5 in the front and I have put 10" wide wheels in the front with no problems and I am lowered 1.2". Out of the three you posted I like the 1st or 3rd best but I am partial to these:

    Camaro Wheels

    These are staggered but they can come all in the 9.5 width as well. Oh I just noticed they are out of stock. I would have these if I could but my brakes won't allow it without grinding.
    yeah I was looking at those as well. I don't care for the staggered option.
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    No rubbing at all?

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    Nope. Even the tire guy was swearing it wouldn't fit till he got them on. Said he was so used to seeing staggered sizes on f bodies he didn't believe it would. But there is more room up front then you think. As for the back 295 is the perfect size if you don't want to worry about rubbing. Do wish I went with a 305 width. Probably do that on the next set and address any issues.

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    Quote Originally Posted by raynor139 View Post
    Nope. Even the tire guy was swearing it wouldn't fit till he got them on. Said he was so used to seeing staggered sizes on f bodies he didn't believe it would. But there is more room up front then you think. As for the back 295 is the perfect size if you don't want to worry about rubbing. Do wish I went with a 305 width. Probably do that on the next set and address any issues.
    cool nice to hear.

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    What is our wheel's bolt pattern? Do I need spacers with any 17 wheels even if they are staggered? Thanks.
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    5-120.65 and as for the spacer you shouldn't unless you go really wide.

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