Anyone out there know anyone who can fit a set of chrome revers wheels with baby moons on the SSR.
The companys' that Iv'e checked can't do the 19x8 and 20x10 sizes.I'd like to keep the stock sizes so I can reuse the tires.
The only company I've been able to come up with that has a fairly good supply of 19s is Colorado Customs. Check their website (www.coloradocustom.com) to check out their wheel selection. They have two interesting wheels - the Waverly and the Boulder in their Billet series that might work for you.
They have another wheel that has a chrome reverse/baby moon look - the Rock Creek in their Superior series.
If you find a style that fits your needs, they will custom build the front and rear offsets, and the bolt pattern. Wheel selection is a very personal choice - no right or wrong, just a lot of different tastes.
I ordered mine through Newstalgia Wheels (www.newstalgiawheel.com) David Coker handled the order for mine - very accomodating to work with, and actually got a better price from them than I could from Colorado. David will have the required offsets on file - tell him I sent you - it's got to be good for some brownie points.
I would recommend getting new tires installed at Newstalgia (if you plan to keep the stock wheels in case you return to original, or get a new SSR). Pricing on the tires was quite good, and if you order tires and wheels, they cover the mounting, balancing and shipping. It seemed like too much work to dismount tires from the stock wheels, and reinstall used tires on new wheels.
I need to adjust my comment on putting on new tires. It was based on having 24000 miles on the existing ones - if yours are fairly low mileage, it would be worth swapping over. Work with a tire shop that sells lots of large diameter wheels and low profile tires. If they can put 30 series rubber bands on 26" rims for they should be able to handle yours. It's been painful to watch what happens in some shops.
When you check Newstalgia, they also have a selection of rod style billet and steel wheels from other manufacturers that may work for you.
you might hafta have them special made. if you cannot get 19s, 20s all around are a good alternative. Eagle HP Ultraplus are available in correct outside diameters and are reasonably priced
good luck :flag
They have got several smoothie profiles that I like.Just hope the can make the sizes I want.I would prefer to stay with the 19and 20 configuration so I can use my stock tires.
If this works, I won't have to worry about my ugly calipers and rotors. Thik of the cash I'll save. My wife will love me for it.
After all, she comes home all the time telling me how she saved 50% on these shoes and those dresses! HA HA
I think it will be very difficult to find steel chrome plated wheels in the correct size combination. Unless someone has a different process, the faces are stamped, and stamping dies are extremely costly - they need very large runs to justify the cost.
That's one reason billet wheels are fairly easy to customize - it's a matter of changing the parameters on a computer program, and letting the cutters do their magic.
Personally, I'm a big fan of polished aluminum - they look like someone takes care of them, if someone takes care of them.
Recently spoke with Wheels Vantique in Fresno or Modesto (California). They can manufacture billet wheels for these truck, but very expensive, because of limited run, one or two. Was looking at wheels of the type used on the Camaro and Corvette, rally wheels.