Please help with wheels

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  1. AJCrader

    AJCrader Member

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    I am trying to find a light weight set of big/littles that use conical style lugs, that I won't need a spacer, for my 01 gt

    I like these http://www.summitracing.com/parts/sum-561-5465ps/overview/ but not sure if they will clear on the front without a spacer, and I'm pretty sure that these http://www.summitracing.com/parts/sum-561-5866ps/overview/ will fit fine on the rear.

    Am I going about this all wrong or am I right on the money?

    The fronts have a -19mm off set, but does that mean I would need a spacer for it? I am trying to keep the cost down, as this set would cost less than $500 new it would be preferrable for a new set, and I haven't been having any luck finding a used set locally or online that use the conical lug style.
     
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    Not trying to change your choice. But some 94-98 V6 wheels (15") are the lightest wheels out there.. you could probably snag a set for really cheap and just get the tires you want. I'm not sure if they fit with 99-04 brakes though, i could be wrong.
     
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    Are these what you are talking about?

    If so, I'm not looking solely for lightweight, but want to look semi-decent, these things are hideous to me.

    If not, please post a picture?!
     
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    Still could use some help!!! Please?
     
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    These are the lightest 17" wheels, commonly reffered to as the starfish wheel...
     
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    white95 Administrator Staff Member SN95 Supporter

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    Also, these are the 15" wheels he reffered to:

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    Thanks for pointing me in the right direction on the wheels he was referring me to...

    However, I was hoping for an answer if the set I had questions about on the OP will fit right or what? I don't want to have to change the studs or use a spacer, but would like a set of big&littles with a conical style lug
     
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    actually I am almost 99 % sure the Tri bar is a lighter wheel.


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    The stock rims have a Positive offset which means they sit off the hub in a positive manner. Maybe this image will help


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    normally people don't have any issues running any of The GT brakes with a set of drag wheels like you have chosen.
     
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    I am familiar with the +/- offset, just not specifically what fits the car...I almost had a set of jegs stars with tires for $600, but the guy decided to give them to his dad, or so he says...Looking more and more like I'll have to buy new...it's just going to cost me more.