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I finally got my new CCW's on the C5... it is a gloomy day, but seeing the torch with polished SP500's sure brightened my day;)

18x9.5" front with 245/40/18
18x11" rear with 285/35/19

Here are some pix... what do ya all think?!?
















 

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Those wheels are bad ass:devil:
 

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Really sweet wheels. Ever think of painting your break calipers?
Funny you should mention that... I have two cans of brake cleaner and a can of red high temp paint for just that purpose... IF it ever gets warm enough to paint up here!

Thanks for the compliments guys! The guys at CCW do very nice work. In a sea of beautiful aftermarket wheels, the SP500 is the one wheel that I really wanted on my C5. It was love at first bling ;) .
 

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Very sweet wheels but...

11 inches wide on a 285 tire???

I ran 17x11 with a 315, doesn't that stretch the sidewall?
 

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Very sweet wheels but...

11 inches wide on a 285 tire???

I ran 17x11 with a 315, doesn't that stretch the sidewall?
I discussed this with John at CCW when I was working on my setup. Goodyesr lists the wheels as acceptible. John assured me they would fit and look okay... and they sure do :) .
 

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Very cool. How did you get the custom logo centercap? I have sticker on my Ace Slicks and would love to have an engraved center cap. Does GM have a deal with that brand?
 

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Very cool. How did you get the custom logo centercap? I have sticker on my Ace Slicks and would love to have an engraved center cap. Does GM have a deal with that brand?
Thanks for the compliment!

Nope, CCW does not do special engraving other then their own logo.

Actually, I ordered the wheels with blank center caps. I then worked up a logo file by modifying an existing picture of the C5 logo.

I contacted a good friend of mine (who is a jeweler) and he told me what format the file should be to work with his engraving machine's software.

It took 2 hours per logo to be cut, but it is just as I had envisioned from day one:thumbsup: .
 

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They look great. Lower that thing and get some nice lookin' rotors/calipers!

Then, it's perfect.:thumbsup:
Brakes will happen... but I am not going any lower - it should settle a bit more... it is down to just above the bushings.

I need to be able to drive on uneven upstate NY roadways.
 

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Thanks for the compliment!

Nope, CCW does not do special engraving other then their own logo.

Actually, I ordered the wheels with blank center caps. I then worked up a logo file by modifying an existing picture of the C5 logo.

I contacted a good friend of mine (who is a jeweler) and he told me what format the file should be to work with his engraving machine's software.

It took 2 hours per logo to be cut, but it is just as I had envisioned from day one:thumbsup: .
Excellent! I wonder if your engraver friend works by mailorder. I have always wanted the same thing for my centercaps and started a thread on the subject a few months ago.
 

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Excellent! I wonder if your engraver friend works by mailorder. I have always wanted the same thing for my centercaps and started a thread on the subject a few months ago.

It was a one-time deal... as a favor.
 

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