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Will C6 stadard wheels fit my 94 C4? I was told they would but tire guy called and said they will not fit. I am puting 245/40/18 on front -285/35/19 on rear. Will this work? Help me out guys!!!!!!!!!!
 

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Where's the "no fit" part? Is the C6 bolt circle different from the C4, or is it something else?

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OldVetteFan, The C6 bolt circle (PCD) is the same but I beleive the offset is different.
CORVETTE95, what's the offset for the standard C6 wheels your considering?
 

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Yes, they will fit. However, you will have to run a 3/4" wheel spacer/adapter as the offset is too deep to bolt right on your C4. The earlier C4's require a 1 1/4" adapter.

You can go to a 305-25-19 on the rear and keep the rear tire height darn close to stock C4 so the speed-o calibration is okay. Otherwise, the C6 rears are just tall enough to make your speed-o read slow.


In my opinion, it is worth the extra effort, as the 18/19 rims look SOOOOO good on these cars. This picture below is my re-bodied 85 (has 91-up panels) sporting C6 wheels. NOTE - there is no engine or trans in the car in these pics - so it is sitting up like a truck:

 

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Here are the chrome ones on an '88

 

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I want this!

I have a black 92 and want to run the EXACT same wheels you have here. So, the spacers need to go on both the front and back to bolt up the C6 18/19 set up?

Thanks, Dave


QUOTE=69MyWay;858673]Yes, they will fit. However, you will have to run a 3/4" wheel spacer/adapter as the offset is too deep to bolt right on your C4. The earlier C4's require a 1 1/4" adapter.

You can go to a 305-25-19 on the rear and keep the rear tire height darn close to stock C4 so the speed-o calibration is okay. Otherwise, the C6 rears are just tall enough to make your speed-o read slow.


In my opinion, it is worth the extra effort, as the 18/19 rims look SOOOOO good on these cars. This picture below is my re-bodied 85 (has 91-up panels) sporting C6 wheels. NOTE - there is no engine or trans in the car in these pics - so it is sitting up like a truck:

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18/19 on a C4

Dave,

You would need the 3/4" adapter front and rear to do this on a 1988-96 model.
So, do you need longer wheel studs or different lug nuts because of the spacer? Sorry for all the questions, but I really want the same thing and don't want to spring for the ZO6 wheels and be dissapointed.

Are your wheels pictured here the 05 wheels?, and what is the width front and back?
 

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The adapters bolt to the hub and the wheel bolts to the adapter. VB&P has been selling them for years.

These are C6 rims - don't know if they are 2005 or 06, or 07 - I bought from a non-supporting vendor in S. Florida for $400 (the whole set) plus shipping.

You may have to trim a bit off the end of the wheel stud to clear the back of the rim on the adapter. Again, my car is a 1985 with a different offset - but the difference to yours would mean the use of a 3/4" spacer instead.
 

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C6 Wheels on an 86 C4

:partyon: Ive seen a Black 86 C$ sport'in some Late model C6 rims. I asked the guy what special thing did he do. He told me "nothing, just bolted them on. He did'nt use any apacers on the front so the front tires were kinda tucked in. YES IT DID LOOK PRETTY COOL! Also I was wondering if a set of CAMARO/ FIREBIRD 16in Rims would fit my 86 Vette. They Have a 5 Star Pattern that mimics the C6 Rims.
 

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Yes, they will fit. However, you will have to run a 3/4" wheel spacer/adapter as the offset is too deep to bolt right on your C4. The earlier C4's require a 1 1/4" adapter.

You can go to a 305-25-19 on the rear and keep the rear tire height darn close to stock C4 so the speed-o calibration is okay. Otherwise, the C6 rears are just tall enough to make your speed-o read slow.


In my opinion, it is worth the extra effort, as the 18/19 rims look SOOOOO good on these cars. This picture below is my re-bodied 85 (has 91-up panels) sporting C6 wheels. NOTE - there is no engine or trans in the car in these pics - so it is sitting up like a truck:

:agree: The adapter may make the wheels stick out further in the fenders.
 

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C6 Wheels Buy AFS same as Parkercoman

Just buy the same set as Parkercoman bought. The AFS C6 wheels. I just bought the same set and they are awesome. They were just delivered last night. They are 18 inch all around. 18x8.5 in the front with 245 tires, and 18.10.5 rear with 275 tires. Off set for both wheels are 56mm which is what you want for a 94 vette. The tires that come with them are Vredestein speed rated to 186 mph Y rating. The rear are actually as wide as 295 since these are European tires and run wider then american tires. I put the 275's up to my current rear tires which are 285's and they do look wider. On Ebay AFS sells the package as a buy it now for $1241 for High polished Aluminum, which looks exactly like chrome. They also say you can make them an offer. I offered $950 and got them for that. I also bought the chrome lug nut and lock set for $35. The total with shipping to MN was $1174. AWESOME deal! Now if winter would just end in MN I can bolt them on.
 

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Ok Evilpat you got the wheels on the 28th its now the !st of March So where are the Pictures.

AFS Wheels are great. That true them and then the tires as well. no vibs or shakes. Got to love that.

I think mine were 1240 shipped to Colo. But they sent mine with 9.5s up from and 10.5 on back.
I love them.
Stephine at AFS was great to Talk to and not once did they cause me grief.

Do buy the Lugs and locks. They said the stock Lug Nuts would work but I didnt feel secure with them on the wheels so I bought theres. They are much better.
 

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I'll post some pic's once I can get them on here. In MN it's still winter, ha ha. Below zero today. Hopefully in a few weeks all the snow will be melted. Monday might be 40 degrees here. I usually don't get my car out of storage until the middle, or end of March. I will forsure post some pics and let you know as soon as I do. For now all the wheels are sitting in my spare bedroom, and they do look amazing. I did go with the lugnut and lock set on your advice. Thanks for the info. I'll get back to you.
 
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