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Showheels streeters. Cant decide whether to get a set or keep the originals.

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I have been thinking about purchasing a set of the showheels streeters in 17x7 or 18x7 in either the grey or the chrome. Has anyone bought a set of these wheels and if so what do they think? Also what are your opinions on putting a set of wheels like that on an old HG? Make the steering much heavier? Pro's and Cons? Thanks

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oh please dont, your car looks great with stockies. of course whatever makes you happy is the way to go so if you want to - do it. But those show wheels are honestly revolting and they dont suit the classics one bit or make them look any good. They just take the attention away from the car itself way too much cause they just dont look right.

thats my opinion.

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Pros - Nil

Cons - Looks pox, rides pox, handles pox, steers pox, costs pox

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Put a set of HKTG Monaro wheel trims on it, that'll look grouse...

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I did contemplate that too.

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yer that is an even better look then the stockies actually now that it's mentioned.

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not the kingswood
Thats one smooth Kingswood , the show wheels are kinda ok ish.
Dont forget the cool factor of widend steel rims with fat tyres and hubcaps, and they wont cost you $1200
For a cool car like that, go the sleeper look all the way.

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IMHFO, Munro caps are not the way to go either, kinda lame fitting them to non-Munros.

I'd keep it exactly as it is OR if you MUST change something, some fat black stockies with chrome dress rings could look the goods.

Leave it dude. Looks ace.

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A good wheel.
In my mind a very nicely styled wheel.
However, I don't think it is good on an old stock car.
On SOME old-school cars - like the seriously sporty variants - these look pretty good, especially the grey-centred version. (sus it on Google Images and find the black/grey VG Pacer coupe - schweeet!)

The car, as is, is a credit to you mate!
So, I concur with the others: your HG looks much, much more special with the immaculate, stock wheel/tyre combo. It suggests and invites admiration of the original design. Besides, restraint is far more admirable than random flashy stuff in the wrong context.

HKing - of Wheel Philosophy.

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'i'm definately shore that guage wont work with my tuff bango diff and Opal sydcrome box,if it goes though my grill,and I put the breaks on I realize its better with the glimer belt & tunned holly and Ederbrock duel feul webber gaurds, wiht etc primmer.'

How about a set of 12 slotters..........not

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Thanks very much for all your comments, I think I will just keep the wheels i have, maybe put the money towards something else. A few rust repairs perhaps. Thanks Michael

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I'm late to a party that's over but...
I think a period wheel like like a set of 14x7 Dragways suits a HG, or Hotwires.
Or Centrelines or Convos but only if you have a V8! I had fake Centrelines - Cheviot Armalites - on my HG, a bit tacky but I didnt mind them!

I love the colour of your HG, cries out for chrome or polished rims!
Enjoy!
Dave

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