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> Fuchs wheel opinions needed, which sizes and widths?, List your Fuchs size choices and reasons!
Which 'fuchs' wheels would you go with on a GT flared tribute?
Choose below: Fuchs front, rear widths and diameters
Fuchs 7" front and 7" rear x 15" dia. (similar to 916) [ 4 ] ** [6.35%]
Fuchs 7" front and 8" rear x 15" dia. (similar to Eric Shea's period correct GT tribute) [ 19 ] ** [30.16%]
Fuchs 7" front and 9" rear x 15" dia. [ 2 ] ** [3.17%]
Fuchs 8" front and 8" rear x 15" dia. [ 3 ] ** [4.76%]
Fuchs 8" front and 9" rear x 15" dia. [ 3 ] ** [4.76%]
Fuchs 7" front and 7" rear x 16" dia. [ 7 ] ** [11.11%]
Fuchs 7" front and 8" rear x 16" dia. [ 14 ] ** [22.22%]
Fuchs 7" front and 9" rear x 16" dia. [ 3 ] ** [4.76%]
Fuchs 8" front and 8" rear x 16" dia. [ 2 ] ** [3.17%]
Fuchs 8" front and 9" rear x 16" dia. [ 6 ] ** [9.52%]
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post Jan 16 2018, 07:34 PM
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I think I have covered the most common Fuchs wheel size combos for a GT tribute or clone. This would be for aggressive street and possibly light track use. Pick a wheel size combo that you think looks best in your opinion. Then list your reasons ... (IMG:style_emoticons/default/beerchug.gif)

BTW I am certain most have seen this article on Eric Shea's GT:

http://www.retromodmag.com/features/porsche-914-6-gt

Edit: please post pics to further illustrate your preference! (IMG:style_emoticons/default/smile.gif)
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gothspeed   Fuchs wheel opinions needed, which sizes and widths?   Jan 16 2018, 07:34 PM
GeorgeRud   They hold enough rubber and look period correct. ...   Jan 16 2018, 08:05 PM
Edward Blume   These cars don't always measure the same in al...   Jan 16 2018, 08:07 PM
sixnotfour   These cars don't always measure the same in a...   Jan 19 2018, 05:24 PM
Mueller   Research what rubber is available before you pull ...   Jan 16 2018, 09:47 PM
Justinp71   15's (7/8) look the best! Also I think ha...   Jan 16 2018, 11:16 PM
larryM   Factory specs - for those intent on duplicating or...   Jan 17 2018, 12:48 PM
gothspeed   Here is an interesting set of 7's and 8's ...   Jan 19 2018, 04:23 PM
mepstein   The big difference between the wheels is the 8x16 ...   Jan 19 2018, 04:59 PM
Racer   It all depends on tire availability.. which could ...   Jan 19 2018, 05:12 PM
mepstein   It all depends on tire availability.. which could...   Jan 19 2018, 05:36 PM
campbellcj   It all depends on tire availability.. which coul...   Jan 22 2018, 11:32 PM
gothspeed   It all depends on tire availability.. which could...   Feb 16 2018, 03:54 PM
sixnotfour   what no 10.5 & 12 x 17 ??? :beer2: 315/35 dot...   Jan 19 2018, 05:34 PM
ConeDodger   So far I’m the only 7X16 front 9X16 rear. My rea...   Jan 19 2018, 05:35 PM
Spoke   So far I’m the only 7X16 front 9X16 rear. My re...   Jan 19 2018, 05:59 PM
ConeDodger   So far I’m the only 7X16 front 9X16 rear. My r...   Jan 20 2018, 04:19 PM
gothspeed   what no 10.5 & 12 x 17 ??? :beer2: 315/35 do...   Jan 22 2018, 09:04 PM
jmitro   Tires look great :)! What size tires did you...   Jan 23 2018, 08:00 PM
gothspeed   Wow, I forgot about the Weidman option. They have ...   Jan 20 2018, 02:45 PM
mepstein   Wow, I forgot about the Weidman option. They have...   Jan 20 2018, 02:59 PM
ConeDodger   Wow, I forgot about the Weidman option. They have...   Jan 23 2018, 12:02 AM
gothspeed   Wow, I forgot about the Weidman option. They hav...   Jan 23 2018, 10:11 AM
gothspeed   Just thought I'd post some pics of the # 2 opt...   Jan 22 2018, 01:55 PM
mepstein   Even better in person.   Jan 22 2018, 02:10 PM
johnhora   Eric Shea...if you're watchng... What tires s...   Jan 23 2018, 09:23 AM
ConeDodger   Sorry, I didn’t see the questions until now. ...   Jan 23 2018, 08:40 PM
gothspeed   More pics :stir:   Jan 24 2018, 05:26 PM
campbellcj   I've been hearing for years that 16x6's --...   Jan 24 2018, 11:24 PM
gothspeed   ^^^ awesome!!! so those are 8s ...   Jan 24 2018, 11:41 PM
campbellcj   ^^^ awesome!!! so those are 8s ...   Jan 27 2018, 08:03 AM
Mercurial   Hi guys, I'll be running 8 & 9" x 16...   Jan 25 2018, 11:22 AM
gothspeed   Hi guys, I'll be running 8 & 9" x 1...   Jan 25 2018, 03:24 PM
mepstein   I was able to find 205x55x15 and 225x50x15 in matc...   Jan 25 2018, 03:55 PM
gothspeed   I was able to find 205x55x15 and 225x50x15 in mat...   Jan 25 2018, 04:23 PM
johnhora   Race/track tires in 15" are still available i...   Jan 25 2018, 07:23 PM
mepstein   Race/track tires in 15" are still available ...   Jan 25 2018, 07:51 PM
porschetub   Wow love some of the big rims and tyres shown,its ...   Jan 25 2018, 08:08 PM
johnhora   Race/track tires in 15" are still available...   Jan 25 2018, 09:09 PM
Mercurial   Hi guys, I'll be running 8 & 9" x ...   Jan 25 2018, 09:46 PM
gothspeed   [quote name='gothspeed' post='2571757' date='Jan ...   Feb 7 2018, 06:03 PM
burton73   So this is a picture of #41 when it was just out o...   Jan 25 2018, 11:10 PM
gothspeed   So this is a picture of #41 when it was just out ...   Jan 25 2018, 11:14 PM
gothspeed   ^^^ Cool! Thank you for the info :) Here are ...   Jan 31 2018, 02:18 PM
Justinp71   For reference these are 15x7, 15x8 with 205 50 and...   Jan 31 2018, 02:51 PM
gothspeed   For reference these are 15x7, 15x8 with 205 50 an...   Jan 31 2018, 07:04 PM
ConeDodger   For reference these are 15x7, 15x8 with 205 50 a...   Jan 31 2018, 07:16 PM
Justinp71   For reference these are 15x7, 15x8 with 205 50 a...   Jan 31 2018, 11:14 PM
johnhora   Justinp71 Very nice looking 914... great red...w...   Jan 31 2018, 03:36 PM
Justinp71   Justinp71 Very nice looking 914... great red......   Jan 31 2018, 04:18 PM
Justinp71   Tire sizing chart for the Rival, its also DOT rate...   Jan 31 2018, 11:19 PM
MoveQik   16x7 front and 16x8 rear. LOVE the look but you h...   Jan 31 2018, 11:36 PM
Olympic 914   Another 7x16 Front, 8x16 Rears. 951 wheels 23.3 ...   Feb 1 2018, 08:28 AM
gothspeed   ^^^ Fantastic semi-narrow bodies with 951 7s and 8...   Feb 1 2018, 07:00 PM
sixnotfour   same blue 914 steel 'top with 7$8 x 16 3 ...   Feb 2 2018, 02:57 AM
gothspeed   More pics! B:)   Feb 6 2018, 06:00 PM
mepstein   More pics! B:) That car looks fantastic...   Feb 6 2018, 06:15 PM
VegasRacer   According to the pole, Elvira is the only one runn...   Feb 6 2018, 08:32 PM
Justinp71   According to the pole, Elvira is the only one run...   Feb 7 2018, 12:33 AM
sixnotfour   According to the pole, Elvira is the only one ru...   Feb 7 2018, 02:02 AM
gothspeed   even more pics! :)   Feb 6 2018, 09:48 PM
mepstein   even more pics! :) Glenn Stazak told me thi...   Feb 7 2018, 03:35 PM
johnhora   Everyone... Please be sure to post both the wheel ...   Feb 7 2018, 09:12 AM
gothspeed   Everyone... Please be sure to post both the wheel...   Feb 7 2018, 02:26 PM
johnhora   even more pics! :) Glenn Stazak told me th...   Feb 7 2018, 05:27 PM
Justinp71   I think Adriatic Blue is a really nice GT color, I...   Feb 7 2018, 06:18 PM
mepstein   I think Adriatic Blue is a really nice GT color, ...   Feb 7 2018, 06:29 PM
gothspeed   I've been hearing for years that 16x6's -...   Feb 7 2018, 06:49 PM
johnhora   gothspeed... Yep I tried to zoom in too and it...   Feb 7 2018, 09:25 PM
mepstein   gothspeed... Yep I tried to zoom in too and it...   Feb 8 2018, 06:44 AM
gothspeed   The orange car has nice looking wheel/tire choices...   Feb 8 2018, 02:18 PM
mepstein   Orange one is chris's/campbellcj car   Feb 8 2018, 02:37 PM
campbellcj   Orange one is chris's/campbellcj car Hi al...   Feb 8 2018, 09:58 PM
gothspeed   [quote name='mepstein' post='2576623' date='Feb 8...   Feb 9 2018, 10:08 AM
campbellcj   Thanks for posting tire sizes. I looked those up...   Feb 9 2018, 11:32 AM
gothspeed   [quote name='gothspeed' post='2576930' date='Feb ...   Feb 12 2018, 12:12 PM
johnhora   [quote name='johnhora' post='2576343' date='Feb 7...   Feb 8 2018, 03:15 PM
mepstein   [quote name='johnhora' post='2576343' date='Feb ...   Feb 8 2018, 03:49 PM
gothspeed   [quote name='johnhora' post='2576648' date='Feb 8...   Feb 8 2018, 05:32 PM
burton73   I need tires for my 6--- 7s and 8s 15s Fuchs. Yea...   Feb 8 2018, 03:53 PM
johnhora   :agree: $400+ is pricey for one tire...but ...   Feb 8 2018, 05:03 PM
gothspeed   7-8x16s   Feb 9 2018, 10:39 AM
mepstein   Since Chris's rear wheels are Braids, they cou...   Feb 12 2018, 12:36 PM
gothspeed   Since Chris's rear wheels are Braids, they co...   Feb 12 2018, 12:53 PM
gothspeed   As a few people have mentioned there are few optio...   Feb 13 2018, 10:33 AM
gothspeed   More! B:)   Feb 14 2018, 09:25 AM
mepstein   More! B:) Video game?   Feb 14 2018, 09:53 AM
gothspeed   [quote name='gothspeed' post='2578946' date='Feb ...   Feb 14 2018, 10:55 AM
mepstein   [quote name='gothspeed' post='2578946' date='Feb...   Feb 14 2018, 11:36 AM
gothspeed   [quote name='gothspeed' post='2578983' date='Feb ...   Feb 14 2018, 06:20 PM
gothspeed   This thread needs another pic! B:)   Feb 15 2018, 10:25 AM
campbellcj   My car’s rears are the same Braid / BZ 15x9. Cou...   Feb 15 2018, 11:42 PM
gothspeed   My car’s rears are the same Braid / BZ 15x9. Co...   Feb 16 2018, 09:37 AM
campbellcj   On your 673 car pic above it appears to have the...   Feb 17 2018, 09:43 AM
mepstein   The nice thing about Fuchs are unless you spend a ...   Feb 17 2018, 09:55 AM
restore2seater   So the majority of combinations are 7 front and 8 ...   Feb 17 2018, 10:40 AM
johnhora   Pat... Short answer... You're correct ...in a...   Feb 17 2018, 11:59 AM
restore2seater   Short answer... You're correct ...in a street...   Feb 17 2018, 05:03 PM
sixnotfour   some pics, 15x8 RSR weidman, I added a single piec...   Feb 17 2018, 03:59 PM
johnhora   Pat... Yes turn in is nice... But for me the pro...   Feb 17 2018, 06:47 PM
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