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Offline N PRGRES

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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #90 on: January 04, 2012, 04:50:17 PM »
What year eagle is on that 72 on top?
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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #91 on: January 04, 2012, 04:54:16 PM »
Guess ya don't plan on driving it anywere?  I never liked the tucked look myself
I'd drive it more than most.  Most of us on here already have to strategically navigate surface streets & parking lots anyway with our cars, so it would make little difference for it to sit another 1~2" lower.

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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #92 on: January 04, 2012, 06:00:32 PM »
I apologize for them being Camaros, but they're 2G with 'em tucked.  I dream of tucking the wheels on my T/A like this.

http://www.socalcustoms.com/Shows/2011/Showfest/pages/306.htm or http://www.socalcustoms.com/Shows/2011/GoodguysLonestar/pages/DSC_3541.htm

the car in the first pic has got to be bagged, i like the second pic much better
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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #93 on: January 04, 2012, 06:37:32 PM »
the car in the first pic has got to be bagged, i like the second pic much better

Yeah, most likely.

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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #94 on: January 04, 2012, 06:58:38 PM »
I'm an aggressive driver- no way I could live with a ride height that low. I believe the Socal ricer kids call that "hella dumped"- looks cool on the fairgrounds but strictly for cruisers. Why anyone would want to copy a look most ricers and imports sport is beyond me.

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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #95 on: January 04, 2012, 10:24:11 PM »
I'm an aggressive driver- no way I could live with a ride height that low. I believe the Socal ricer kids call that "hella dumped"- looks cool on the fairgrounds but strictly for cruisers. Why anyone would want to copy a look most ricers and imports sport is beyond me.

Geno

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wow.  Real nice guy Geno.  Everyone has their own tastes, and (news flash), they'll not all be to your liking.

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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #96 on: January 04, 2012, 10:25:39 PM »
I'm an aggressive driver- no way I could live with a ride height that low. I believe the Socal ricer kids call that "hella dumped"- looks cool on the fairgrounds but strictly for cruisers. Why anyone would want to copy a look most ricers and imports sport is beyond me.

Geno

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=hella+dumped&go=&qs=n&sk=&sc=8-7&form=QBIR

wow.  Real nice guy Geno.  Everyone has their own tastes, and (news flash), they'll not all be to your liking.

no need to start drama.... its just an opinion... thats all he was expressing....
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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #97 on: January 04, 2012, 11:09:40 PM »

no need to start drama.... its just an opinion... thats all he was expressing....

Agreed
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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #98 on: January 05, 2012, 12:31:18 AM »
Guess ya don't plan on driving it anywere?  I never liked the tucked look myself

agreed some take it too far, but you cant argue the function of the "tucked" tires

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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #99 on: January 05, 2012, 12:38:52 AM »
Solicit,
We all do whatever we like with our Firebirds and T/A's- nobody tells us how to set up our own ride and I can respect that. I don't tell anyone how to set their car up, but if I don't like it I'm not gonna blow sunshine up their a** either.

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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #101 on: January 05, 2012, 02:39:22 AM »
Guess ya don't plan on driving it anywere?  I never liked the tucked look myself

agreed some take it too far, but you cant argue the function of the "tucked" tires

http://image.popularhotrodding.com/f/32060191/1103phr_14_o+1978_pontiac_trans_am+optima_ultimate_street_car_invitational.jpg

Those don't looked tucked to me....not like the other pics where half the tires is hidden by the wheel well
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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #102 on: January 05, 2012, 04:25:05 AM »
WOW Pacman Those red ones are SICK!  I don't care what size they are makes me drool!

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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #103 on: January 05, 2012, 10:36:52 AM »
WOW Pacman Those red ones are SICK!  I don't care what size they are makes me drool!

x2!  Very nice Pacman.

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Re: Trans am's on rims good and bad..
« Reply #104 on: January 05, 2012, 04:45:22 PM »
Oh yea got to love them! 22x10.5 in the rear but the face of the wheel is push back to make it look deeper. Bonspeed custom made them for my friend one of one.