Tim Suddard
Tim Suddard Publisher Emeritus
4/17/24 3:50 p.m.
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Once we realized the Rally wheels on our Corvette were not going to secure the original hub caps, we started looking around for something else.

Original, correct, date-coded steel wheels were selling on Facebook Marketplace and eBay for $800-1200. This seemed a bit egregious, considering they were not all that and would still need our hubcaps that weren’t that great looking, …

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Dmorse
Dmorse New Reader
4/18/24 12:38 p.m.

Wheels look great  Here's a 65 from back in the day, when Corvettes had trailer hitches.
 

gsarahs
gsarahs New Reader
4/18/24 2:12 p.m.

My vote would have been for turbine mags as exhibited on the metallic light blue Split-Window that Seinfeld drove to the White House, and that Obama drove in the driveway. Very classy, but then it is all a matter of personal taste!

Oh and by the way, perhaps I am a little biased in that I still have a set of Turbines that I took off my late '60s long wheel base Chevy Van, prior to selling.

 

Msterbee
Msterbee Reader
4/18/24 6:04 p.m.

Please don't put anything modern on them.  Pretty much ruins the car. Although a vintage style in a +1 or +2 size sometimes works.  I would stick with something period correct though not necessarily something that's been done a million times before.  

lotusseven7 (Forum Supporter)
lotusseven7 (Forum Supporter) Dork
4/18/24 11:02 p.m.

Just a few more examples of how good Minilites look on everything! The last picture IMO has the perfect stance, wheel combo and of course sidepipes FTW!!!!!

stuart in mn
stuart in mn MegaDork
4/21/24 12:01 p.m.

I was going to say Torq-Thrusts even before I opened the story.

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
4/30/24 9:29 a.m.

In reply to lotusseven7 (Forum Supporter) :

The stance on the dark blue car is nearly perfect. Yes, Minilite all things!

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