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Ok Guys and gals I'm beginning to look at wheels (yeah I know no car yet :) ) I'm looking for a 5 spoke chrome wheel with a relatively simple design. I found some I loved but I cant find the picture anymore (maybe they were padre's?) So post up some pics for me (Read- Make my life easier!)

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Check out my "Got it. Here are my pics." thread posted on 7/8/04.
 

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19x8 and 19x9.5 TSW Thruxtons, with a 40mm offset (rear 9.5's require fender rolling):





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GTPprix said:
Ok Guys and gals I'm beginning to look at wheels (yeah I know no car yet :) ) I'm looking for a 5 spoke chrome wheel with a relatively simple design. I found some I loved but I cant find the picture anymore (maybe they were padre's?) So post up some pics for me (Read- Make my life easier!)

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http://clarke.hoodnet.net/gallery/Cars

Chrome lip with painted centers
 

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GTPprix said:
So post up some pics for me (Read- Make my life easier!)

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You might like these wheels.
They look sweet on our Black goat - along with bigger rotors and calipers.
19" X 8" all round.
Lowered 1" with performance springs and gas struts and shocks.
Gordon
 

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HSV Goat

And another shot
 

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Gordon, that's got to be one of the best black Goats I've seen yet. Simply amazing. :hail:

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hey aussie,
are those the 427 tail lights?? if so where did you get them? how much?
 

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also, which short throw do you have. we american GTOs need a short shift kit.

looks really sweet by the way.
 

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Wow that is REALLY hot, let us know about the tail lights I want a set :D
 

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aussiegto - badass

Everyone else - try reading his/her signature: "Genuine HSV 427 Black Taillights"

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CV-8's

still no better pics but here some from first time around........damn rain.....
 

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aussiegto said:
You might like these wheels.
They look sweet on our Black goat - along with bigger rotors and calipers.
19" X 8" all round.
Lowered 1" with performance springs and gas struts and shocks.
Gordon

How does the ride feel with the suspension upgrade... or does the 19" affect the ride too much to differentiate the differences??
 

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Those are sweet. How much, and did you have to do any mods?
No mods.........perfect fit........$1500 for wheels $500 for Air frieght

oh and extremely easy to clean, black inside does not show brake dust so they look cleaner all the time too.
 

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PadreGTO said:
Gordon, that's got to be one of the best black Goats I've seen yet. Simply amazing. :hail:

Padre
Hey guys and gals,
Thanks everyone for the great comments. We love the car too. Lowering the car and sitting it on a great set of 19" wheels makes for a perfect look.
To answer the questions.
The genuine HSV taillights look really neat and are by far the best taillight upgrade available. You will need to email me for details and source of all the mods on the car as I must respect the rules of this board.
By lowering the car 1 inch and adding the gas struts and shocks the ride was made a little bumpier but the handling improved dramatically. The suspension components are all tried and tested Australian products well proven on this car.
The short shifter is manufactured in Australia and is simply the best solution available to improve the "truck-like" shifter that is standard.
Both the length of the throw and the sideways movement is decreased proportionally by approx 40%. The only other improvement to be made would be to reduce the length of the shifter (tallness). Even without doing that though, the shorter shifter stroke is a joy to use.
We have also been testing many other Australian mods for fitment on the US GTO.
If any of you want any further info you can email me at [email protected]
Gordon
 
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