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Offline Pacman

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Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« on: October 31, 2011, 08:11:11 PM »
Here some trans am's I know here in atlanta soem are good and bad.. let me know what you guys think of them. Im build the black and red one for a friend I showed pictures of it a few months ago. But let me know oh if you guys have any other pictures of trans am on 18 and up please show! thanks!


























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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2011, 10:32:29 PM »
a bit much for my taste
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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2011, 10:52:08 PM »


20s on back 18s on front... when it gets lowered a little more itll look better in my opinion....
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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2011, 11:23:06 PM »
Anyone hear of the bigger Rally II's out now?
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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2011, 11:25:22 PM »
Yea I seen them on year one website I think.

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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #5 on: October 31, 2011, 11:28:25 PM »
they were on a 2nd gen last year at sema. 
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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #6 on: October 31, 2011, 11:31:35 PM »
Here my wheels for my 73 T/A Boss 338 20's 10's in the rear and 8'5 in the front.



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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2011, 11:15:24 AM »
What kind of turning radius do you have with those tucked under the car Pacman? Doesn't look like too much is left since you seem to be running the inner fenders. I like the idea of bigger rims but it looks too much like a matchbox for my specific tastes.


Owner of this car might want to do some detailing on the rear axle and springs...



Sticks out like a sore thumb with the rest of the car detailed so nicely. Just saying...


Same goes for this owner who might also want to think about upgrading the stock brakes...


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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #8 on: November 01, 2011, 12:23:30 PM »
Well I dont know how black car and the orange car ride.. I seen the black car ride by one day but idk how his turning radius is. My friend got the black and red trans am at the top of page and his turns fine on 22. But yea I dont like to see someone put all that time on the outside of car and never do anything to under the car.. Both of them cars that black and that all orange one is nasty as hell under them. And the orange car still running drum breaks on the back...? like come on I got dish going all the way around my 73.. But hey as long as they like it I guess! its there car!

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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #9 on: November 01, 2011, 01:06:27 PM »
In my opinion, those rims just don't look right on the second gen T/A's. A whole lot of ugly goin' on there. :P ??? :-[
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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #10 on: November 01, 2011, 01:43:05 PM »
Ya, I'm not feel'n the 20"+ rims on the 2G's either.  I'm not a hater on big rims, just don't like them on these TA's.  IMHO, anything over 18's starts to take away from the sportiness of the 2G TA look.

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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #11 on: November 01, 2011, 02:46:34 PM »
X3  18s biggest in my opinion, although I do like the looks odf the Black and Orange 1!  Thefirst orange one has way too much space between the tire and wheel well for my liking.  All about taste but its your Bird, do what you want just dont make it look like Beyonces Car! LOL

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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #12 on: November 01, 2011, 03:31:22 PM »
There's a guy in town that has a caprice on 20 (something or others) and he can barely turn the wheel without rubbing. I pointed it out to my wife when we were following it one evening and she was in stitches as it simply couldn't turn. The reason I mention it is that the wheels on that caprice seem to match the size in the photos posted. That simply isn't safe as it can't manuever enough if it ever had too.

Just saying turning isn't over rated.

I'm with Old Skool....although I'd probably max it at 17's, I like a little more rubber showing. Again, my personal preference ;)

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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #13 on: November 01, 2011, 04:21:52 PM »
Ya, I'm not feel'n the 20"+ rims on the 2G's either.  I'm not a hater on big rims, just don't like them on these TA's.  IMHO, anything over 18's starts to take away from the sportiness of the 2G TA look.
Hey man I would like to see more pictures of your car! cause we have to same wheels and I love the way your 76 looks!

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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #14 on: November 01, 2011, 04:24:40 PM »
X3  18s biggest in my opinion, although I do like the looks odf the Black and Orange 1!  Thefirst orange one has way too much space between the tire and wheel well for my liking.  All about taste but its your Bird, do what you want just dont make it look like Beyonces Car! LOL
Yea I dont like that orange one to much myself.. But yea thats beyonces cousin's car! LOL