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I've had my big Boss 305 20" rims on Carlos for years, but now that I plan to do more racing than just looking cute, I'm considering trading my son for his 15" stock rally wheels off of his 82 Elky. I really hate to lose the "flash factor" from my 20"s, but I like the idea of being able to do a little hot rodding without having to worry about shredding my 20"s apart.
What do you guys and gals think? Stay with the pretty, don't do burn outs, or go with the plain Jane 15"s and smoke 'em?

Here's how the 15"s look.


Just your plain stock wheels on real good rubber--215/75/15.


I plan on keeping the 20"s just for shows (probably).
 

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I like it Terry!!

The thing is, if its not quite "you" you can paint them or modify them a bit, as for the others you couldnt cause they where chrome.

Now you will lose a tad bit speed and your speedometer will read a little off.
 

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Rally wheels are timeless. They almost always look good!

Doug
 

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My choice is the 15" rallye wheels. Especially on a genuine antique like Carlos.Rallies are purdy:beer:
 

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I too vote for the rallyes.


you DO realize of course that they would look MUCH better painted ORANGE !!!


:nanawrench: :poke: :texas:
 

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I'm trading the 20" Foose for some 15" 5 Stars, ( same as on the 68)
I'm not a Ralley wheel fan but I like big wheels even less.
{ What do you guys and gals think? Stay with the pretty, don't do burn outs?}
Yea like thats gonna happen!!!!:poke:
Donny
 

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Hey Ms. Terry , go with the Ralley 15's ... just my .02 cents Thanks El Fartisimo aka the Geezer :nanawrench:
 

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Can you have both ? The 15's for racing & Burning up / The 20's for cruising the streets ! Just get your son or hubby to change them for you !! :dontknow:
 

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Go with the 15"'s, and Smoke-m!:texas::beer:
 

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Geez...the verdict seems to almost be subtulamagnamimus, no?:beer:
 

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well i run a set on lumpy but what do i know
wore out truck motor running on 7 cylinders with a 2.41. gears and a 2 speed tranny:secret:
 

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Rallies,but what wheels will your son ride on?:dontknow:
Thinking we'll find another two 14" rally's to go with 2 I do have, and put those on his 82, and keep my big 20"s for shows, and use the 15"s for go! (on mine):inlove:
 

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I too vote for the rallyes.


you DO realize of course that they would look MUCH better painted ORANGE !!!


:nanawrench: :poke: :texas:
NO ORANGE wheels for Carlos! People might think you and I are related! :poke: Thinking BLACK with the center caps and chrome looking trim rings might look good though.

 

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NO ORANGE wheels for Carlos! People might think you and I are related! :poke: Thinking BLACK with the center caps and chrome looking trim rings might look good though.


It's up to you if ya wanna put ugly wheels on your elkie.

:poke: :beer:
 
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