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 WTB Astro/454 SS/ Vette Rallye Rims

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Cadet57



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PostSubject: WTB Astro/454 SS/ Vette Rallye Rims   Mon Nov 19, 2012 12:35 pm

Looking for a set of steel Astro, Vette Rallyes or 454 SS rims.







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PostSubject: Re: WTB Astro/454 SS/ Vette Rallye Rims   Mon Nov 19, 2012 10:04 pm

Those "454 SS" wheels came on a few 2WD trucks in the day. Hit the junk yard man!
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PostSubject: Re: WTB Astro/454 SS/ Vette Rallye Rims   Tue Nov 20, 2012 4:33 pm

1984twodoor wrote:
Those "454 SS" wheels came on a few 2WD trucks in the day. Hit the junk yard man!

Found a set from 8Bud. Arrow
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PostSubject: Re: WTB Astro/454 SS/ Vette Rallye Rims   Tue Nov 20, 2012 6:22 pm

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PostSubject: Re: WTB Astro/454 SS/ Vette Rallye Rims   Tue Nov 20, 2012 6:28 pm

V8Killer wrote:
http://badass-of-ne.forumotion.com/t4878-back-up-for-sale-15x8-american-racing-baja-s#62011


Razz Razz Razz

They're currently sitting in my backyard. They don't fit under my wagon. Mad Crying or Very sad

It's a long story...
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PostSubject: Re: WTB Astro/454 SS/ Vette Rallye Rims   Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:40 pm

Cadet57 wrote:
V8Killer wrote:
http://badass-of-ne.forumotion.com/t4878-back-up-for-sale-15x8-american-racing-baja-s#62011


Razz Razz Razz

They're currently sitting in my backyard. They don't fit under my wagon. Mad Crying or Very sad

It's a long story...

Quarter panel repair changed a few things for ya?
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PostSubject: Re: WTB Astro/454 SS/ Vette Rallye Rims   Wed Nov 21, 2012 9:53 am

1984twodoor wrote:
Cadet57 wrote:
V8Killer wrote:
http://badass-of-ne.forumotion.com/t4878-back-up-for-sale-15x8-american-racing-baja-s#62011


Razz Razz Razz

They're currently sitting in my backyard. They don't fit under my wagon. Mad Crying or Very sad

It's a long story...

Quarter panel repair changed a few things for ya?

Bingo. I'm just wondering why my truck rims still fit without issue but these didn't. Maybe the backspacing is different or something. Mad

Because I HAVE seen them on Indy's car and so I know they fit wagons.
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PostSubject: Re: WTB Astro/454 SS/ Vette Rallye Rims   Wed Nov 21, 2012 10:51 am

It aint rocket science.... Razz

I'm timing you starting now.....how long before you tell US whats up....ready...set...go

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PostSubject: Re: WTB Astro/454 SS/ Vette Rallye Rims   Wed Nov 21, 2012 11:10 am

sdstick wrote:
It aint rocket science.... Razz

I'm timing you starting now.....how long before you tell US whats up....ready...set...go

I'm confused Razz
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PostSubject: Re: WTB Astro/454 SS/ Vette Rallye Rims   Wed Nov 21, 2012 3:03 pm

Let all the air out of the tires before you try to stuff them in the wheel well. That's what I had to do with my caddy wheels and vogues on the RMW. They WOULD NOT fit. Took the core out of the valve stem and stuffed them up in the wheel wells.
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PostSubject: Re: WTB Astro/454 SS/ Vette Rallye Rims   Wed Nov 21, 2012 3:09 pm

GasTT wrote:
Let all the air out of the tires before you try to stuff them in the wheel well. That's what I had to do with my caddy wheels and vogues on the RMW. They WOULD NOT fit. Took the core out of the valve stem and stuffed them up in the wheel wells.

My problem is that they rub with the 225's. It'll only be worse with the 235's.
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PostSubject: Re: WTB Astro/454 SS/ Vette Rallye Rims   Wed Nov 21, 2012 3:33 pm

Its a width issue. Truck rally's are typically 15x7, as are the stock caprice rims. Backspacing on my wheels is standard rwd. If Justin runs anything wider than stock 7" he is gonna have the same issues. The remedy is to fix the wheel well the correct way or just run 7" wide rims forever.
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PostSubject: Re: WTB Astro/454 SS/ Vette Rallye Rims   Wed Nov 21, 2012 3:35 pm

Ironfistdog wrote:
Its a width issue. Truck rally's are typically 15x7, as are the stock caprice rims. Backspacing on my wheels is standard rwd. If Justin runs anything wider than stock 7" he is gonna have the same issues. The remedy is to fix the wheel well the correct way or just run 7" wide rims forever.

^ This. Unfortunately.

Come spring I'm going to see if fixing my wells would screw things up noticeably.
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PostSubject: Re: WTB Astro/454 SS/ Vette Rallye Rims   Wed Nov 21, 2012 3:41 pm

Any photos of where you went wrong? What's the hold up the actual skirts or the inner skin of the well? PIIIIIIIIIIIIIIC's!!!!!!
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PostSubject: Re: WTB Astro/454 SS/ Vette Rallye Rims   Wed Nov 21, 2012 3:42 pm

Ironfistdog wrote:
Any photos of where you went wrong? What's the hold up the actual skirts or the inner skin of the well? PIIIIIIIIIIIIIIC's!!!!!!

It rubbing on the edge of the skirts.
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