I think the stock 17's is a great looking wheel. They do require some extra work to keep them clean. I think we'll see the day they are sought after. and bring big bucks from those looking to restore originality. I just bought another pristine set to put up.
Stock 17s my winter wheels. They actually handle bettter than the factory 18s!
2004 Barbados Blue LS3 6.2L 480 495hp crate engine with LS Hot Cam* 05/06 hood, rear bumper, brakes * 06 tails * Vette C6 wheels widened 19x12 with 345 30 19s * SAP front fascia & grilles * Klearz * Pioneer with NAV * UDP * Stainless Works headers with 3" exhaust & 5" tips with Summit race mufflers * Harrop short throw shifter with LSS* tuned
2006 Torrid Red Headers, Flowmasters *tuned* SAP front fascia & grilles* Klearz* Pioneer with NAV * Widened polished factory 18s with 285 35 18s rear
Good but flower power wheels will always be flower power wheels. Save some cash and get some vmrs! Now if I could just save enough money to replace mine.
My final goeal is to save up for CCW's one day. The wheels I had on there were leaking around the bead and it was going to cost me around the same amount to get them fixed as it was to get the new wheels. These wheels will help me save a lot of money on tires since they came with tires and the tires I had on there only have about 2,000 miles on them, probably less.
But I'm biased, I have stock 17's powder coated matte black, haha
Operation: Black Pursuit Special
|bohnman's MP3 Jack|SAP Repro Grills|Pedders Street 2+|DBA Slotted Rotors|Hawk HP Ceramics|Monaro VX Tails|Kooks 1x3/4" Headers|SVEDE OTR Intake| Magnaflow w/e Catback|Hinson Solid Motor Mounts| Billet Prototypes Oil Catch Can (in red)|
Tuned by Don Kinder of SLOWHAWK PERFORMANCE
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