Is it wrong of me liking these wheels on a 300?

Brakes, Suspension, Rims and Tires

  1. commando1

    commando1 Mr. Normal FCBO Gold Member

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    Why's that?
     
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    cm23uoc Old Man with a Hat

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    I like it, looks a bit like the rims Pontiac used in the 60s.
     
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    They seem to have a big problem with delivery of wheels to fill orders.
    The ship date for the wheels I ordered on Jan 3 has been moved back 3 times.
    Now the shipping date is pushed back to Feb. 4.
    I read some facebook posts that stated people had waited as much as 7 months for delivery.
    I wish there was some way to see what the Cragars would look like on my car, without having to actually buy one to try on.
     
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    commando1 Mr. Normal FCBO Gold Member

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    AH! Obviously, collect enough orders and then make a production run of them first. I hate that.
    I bought some custom sized, made to order Boyd's years ago. Took one week.
     
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    Exactly !!
     
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    Just an update - Still no wheels. I'm not really counting on them to be shipped by their (WVI) estimated date of Feb. 4.
    This just really pi$$e$ me off.
     
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    commando1 Mr. Normal FCBO Gold Member

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    They just left this morning. They are on their way...

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    I wish!! Summit did offer me a 5% discount on the Cragar 510 Magnums because of the long back-order time. I asked them if I could wait till at least the Feb 4 date and still get the discount. He said yes, depending on availability of the Cragars. I just don't want to buy the Cragars and be disappointed if they look wrong on the car. They kinda sorta look like a Pontiac wheel. But I do appreciate the help that Summit offered.
     
  9. commando1

    commando1 Mr. Normal FCBO Gold Member

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    Seriously, I wouldn't lose any sleep over the wheels. 4 round pieces of metal. Nothin more. Nothing less. Would you be that concerned about them if a loved one was ill? That's my philosophy.
     
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    Zymurgy Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Not to rub it in but I ordered my from Summit they had them in stock including the spinners and I got them in 1 day. That was back in November. Sorry I must have taken the last set in stock.
     
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    commando1 Mr. Normal FCBO Gold Member

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    Oooo, rub it in, you bahstahd. Lol.

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    Does anyone have 15 X 8 wheels on a C body?
    I can get a set of 15 X 8 Magnums shipped today, but I don't know about fitment.
    The wheels have 4 1/2" backspace, which should be okay with the 9 1/2" section width of the 235/75 series tires.
    Anyone have any experiance with 15X8 wheels?
    I'm just fed up waiting on the 15 X 7's.
     
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    Zymurgy Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    There was a discussion of this on the site. Basically no. It is actually the front tires not your rear skirts that will be the problem. My 15x7 just fit on the front

    I was going to go that route. I even wrote them an email if they would do a custom set of wheels with a different offset so that the 15 x 8 would fit. They never emailed me back so I presume no. Sorry I couldn't give you better news.
     
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  14. fc7_plumcrazy

    fc7_plumcrazy Senior Member

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    Magnums are fine as long as they are 14".
    15" is a Ford wheel. I don't want to drive Ford-wheels
     
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    Geez mate! I hope you're just kidding! No one could be that anal! LOL!
     
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    polara71 Old Man with a Hat

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    Hes not kidding..


    and yet he'll pull a Polara apart because he doesnt like the grille or tail lights rather than unbolt and bolt 20 lugs.......??
     
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    detmatt Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Are you against aftermarket wheels too?
     
  18. commando1

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    Magnums were used by Chrysler, AMC, and Ford. How do we handle that situation.
    Road Wheels were used by Chrysler and GM. There's another scenario.
     
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    I think it's a personal choice. Whatever looks reasonably appropriate, be it Magnums, Road Wheels, Ralleye, or aftermarket wheels.
     
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