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#721986 - April 02nd 2017 8:02 pm Cragar or Magnum style  
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Well the shortlist is down to two, I have to decide in the next couple of days coz I want the new wheel & tyres fitted Wednesday.
I like both these styles but only one will win out, Should it be cragars or magnums with whitewalls or white lettering?

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whats your opinion? The Route 66 artwork is the next step........I hope you can see the image, let me know if not and I`ll try again..
.thanks

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#721987 - April 02nd 2017 8:06 pm Re: Cragar or Magnum style [Re: Matman]  
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What kind of van? Can you post a picture? Whichever rim you pick, the tyres should definitely be white lettering, not whitewall.


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#721988 - April 02nd 2017 9:45 pm Re: Cragar or Magnum style [Re: Matman]  
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Matmans picture:

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I like the bottom picture the best. My2%.

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#721993 - April 02nd 2017 11:48 pm Re: Cragar or Magnum style [Re: Matman]  
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That's a tough one. I like them both. But a deep dish Cragar SS is a prety awesome rim.


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#722005 - April 03rd 2017 11:29 am Re: Cragar or Magnum style [Re: Matman]  
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I like them both too. I'd hate to have to make that decision for myself. smile
Honestly, it's going to look great either way.


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#722009 - April 03rd 2017 11:54 am Re: Cragar or Magnum style [Re: Matman]  
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Can't go wrong, but I like the Magnums with white letters.

#722382 - April 12th 2017 6:40 am Re: Cragar or Magnum style [Re: Dyno_Dave]  
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Thanks guys, I`m pretty much set on the Magnums with white lettering tyres.
I`m not a fan of staggered wheels - I always had 15x8" all round on my mind, but I`m thinking maybe
I should consider 7" on the front and 8" on the rear.. That way I`d have fat tyres on the front and fatter on the rear.
Whats your thoughts?
cheers

#722384 - April 12th 2017 7:56 am Re: Cragar or Magnum style [Re: Matman]  
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I'm not sure what I will do with that decision myself, when I add a second set of wheels to the mix in the future.

I have an '88 Trans Am right now, and between different offsets from and rear, and directional tread tires, there is NO rotating of the tires (short of dismounting and remounting). And they could stand to be rotated.

But I DO like the staggered look on vans. No doubt about it, they look good with some NASCAR rake, and feet tires under the rear.


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