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Old 09-10-2020, 03:43 PM   #1
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Could I please get some suggestions of the wheels I should put on my Christmas list this year?
I am thinking 17X7 to eventually fitting bigger brakes on. What makes are the best for street rodding and occasional track usage. Possibly getting some MT radial slicks for rear.
As for styling, fewer spokes to clean around would be preferred.
Ocean is a little too pricey for me at this time, but what is a good rear wheel drive wheel to get without going using adapters? I did some mild fender rolling before painting last week.
Thanks Tbrickers! I hope to get a build thread going soon.
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Old 09-10-2020, 07:15 PM   #2
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17x9 or bust
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Old 09-10-2020, 07:32 PM   #3
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Yeah, I have 17X7's with 225 tires on mine, some pretty sticky (for summer street tires) Toyo T1-R's, and it's not nearly enough tire.

Although on second thought, if you're sticking with the Volvo rear axle, you might not want much more stick - smoky rubber fuse for the differential.
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Old 09-16-2020, 02:01 AM   #4
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Adapters are pretty much essential. 17x8 requires minimal fender massaging. I am a happy fan of the Motegi MR131s on adapters; I've bought them as low as $110 a corner, they're light and quite strong. 245x40s fit well.

https://www.motegiracing.com/product...sh=satin-black
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