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Hello. I'm wondering what 15 x 8 Rally wheels would look like on my 69 el Camino. I have 15 x 7 on it now. I like the beauty ring with the squared off look. I like how it reflects the air vent holes. This look seems to only be with the 15 x 8 Corvette Rally wheels.

Is that look possible with the 15 x 7 rally wheels. I love this set of wheels I have now. My tire guy said the factory Chevrolet Rally wheels have always been a high quality wheel and he's never seen too many bad ones compared to other brands.

He really does a great job balancing wheels. He shaves the rubber of the tires and uses the roller when he balances wheels. He didn't have too much to say about todays aftermarket wheels and Bias Ply tires except that he doesn't touch them.

Any thoughts welcome..

I'd like my rallys to look like the white el Caminos wheels especially the rears.

Sorry for the mix up 78. I fixed the thread, I can see why you thought that.

Thank you.



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Hello. I'm wondering what 15 x 8 Rally wheels would look like on my 69 el Camino. I have 15 x 7 on it now. I like the beauty ring with the squared off look. I like how it reflects the air vent holes. This look seems to only be with the 15 x 8 Corvette Rally wheels.

Is that look possible with the 15 x 7 rally wheels. I love this set of wheels I have now. My tire guy said the factory Chevrolet Rally wheels have always been a high quality wheel and he's never seen too many bad ones compared to other brands.

He really does a great job balancing wheels. He shaves the rubber of the tires and uses the roller when he balances wheels. He didn't have too much to say about todays aftermarket wheels and Bias Ply tires except that he doesn't touch them.

Any thoughts welcome..

I'd like my rallys to look like the white el Caminos wheels especially the rears.

Sorry for the mix up 78. I fixed the thread, I can see why you thought that.

Thank you.



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Pitts, I once owned a 70 and it ran the Corvette 15x8's on the rear with 275/60's. Clearance was perfect unless I decided to use it as a truck. The tires would rub on the wheelhouse up inside. Some air bags would have probably solved that problem. I wish I had some pics to share because that ElCo sat so good!

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There are also alloy 15" rally wheels out there if you want to reduce the weight of a steel wheel. One thing I learned about GM rally wheels is to run them on a spin balancer to make sure they are true...many have been "curb kissed" in their lifetime and bent, rendering them almost useless unless you have a press and lots of time.
 

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15x8 Rally wheels seem to be pretty hard to come by in the correct bolt pattern (aka not 5x5" truck rallys) unless you're buying new aftermarket ones. 15x7s are certainly more easy to be found though. If you like the Rally style wheels though and want a true 15x8, I'm a big fan of the C3 Corvette optional alloy wheels. They have a similar look to Rallys I think.
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