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11-17-2012 05:37 PM
gearheadslife talk to me when you put real cragars on it..
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Originally Posted by spinn View Post
How do Cragars suck again? My cuda is not going to roll on anything else in my lifetime.



Please makes the Astro sprint five hole again!
11-17-2012 03:20 PM
geezer69 yup, i like um. ben here a good while too. aint goin no where either.
11-17-2012 03:09 PM
spinn How do Cragars suck again? My cuda is not going to roll on anything else in my lifetime.



Please makes the Astro sprint five hole again!
11-17-2012 06:57 AM
gearheadslife
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Originally Posted by poncho62 View Post
Hes not likely going to answer..posted that over 5 years ago

hehe..

you know it's gonna be a long winter when all these 5-6 y/o threads are popp'n up. already..lol
11-17-2012 06:56 AM
gearheadslife cragars, suck.. and here is why.. the chrome rim with alum center..
unless you are manic with cleaning/waxing.. they will rust..
maybe it's not as big a problem with vehicles that never see rain..
yes they look awesome.. but what a royal p.i.t.a.

the 70-72 velle you can fit 15by 10" rear wheels with a 5.5" backspace
fronts, most use a 15x8 with 4"b/s

most any rim looks good on these..
good luck..
11-17-2012 04:47 AM
poncho62
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Originally Posted by novafreek6872 View Post
WHAT THE F ARE YOU TALKIN BOUT?
Hes not likely going to answer..posted that over 5 years ago
11-16-2012 09:50 PM
cdminter59
Chevelle vs. Malibu

Well the only wheel I haven't heard mention is the Keystone Classic. It looked similar to a stock wheel but with chrome.
11-16-2012 07:14 PM
novafreek6872
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Originally Posted by chevelless454 View Post
there is also an impala chevele my friend has one but my chevelle is a ton faster
WHAT THE F ARE YOU TALKIN BOUT?
11-16-2012 06:09 PM
zugg all this advice is right on the money
i have a 69 malibu with weld racing rims
i think it looks good
11-22-2011 10:12 PM
Craigwall09
69 chevelle

hi i just bought a 69 chevelle ss 396 big block, 375 hp. i was wondering; the interior need a whole new overhaul and the outside could use minimal work and a paint job (i was thinking all black/gloss) does anyone have any suggestions? on where to get this done i am in NC any good places? and for the inside i'm talking new floor panels, carpet, seat, foam, maybe a little dashboard work (i personally could stand that dash being a lil cracked up not too important) interior roof needs to get redone also (flaking away) also my brakes need to be changed, any ideas? about all in all how much do you think i should!! pay
06-17-2006 10:35 PM
spinn
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Originally Posted by Hippie
American Racing has brought back the Ansen Sprint aluminum slots in 14, 15, 16 and 17 inch diameters with 18 and 20's available on special order. I plan on running the 17's on my '76 GMC Sprint. Yes those would be an EXCELLENT choice on a black Malibu!!!

WHAT ? the astro sprint is back ? i need 14's up front to go with my 15x10" in rear....damn ive been waiting for a while. i had mine decked out at the time with BFgoodrich white letter 225/50-14 in front and 265/50-15 in back. i bet they dont even make tgose sizes anymore.

hey, that look reminds me of highschool, bigs and smalls forever.

the chevelle base had the post in between the windows when you roll it down. the malibu was all open. my 71 malibu was my first car. there is a picture of the one i owned in my photo's. ran mid 14.xx's and drove on the highway.
06-14-2006 05:12 AM
cornfieldcars Geez....I guess I'm old too as I love the classic Cragar S/S's. A wheel with the same look are American Torque Thrusts which I'm putting on my pickup. I had the Cragar's on my 69 Camaro ( way back when ).

Barry
06-13-2006 07:06 PM
chevelless454
Chevelle

there is also an impala chevele my friend has one but my chevelle is a ton faster
11-01-2005 09:55 PM
techinspector1
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Originally Posted by Hippie
I wouldn't put the Rally stripes on a regular Malibu, in fact I even prefer the Super Sports without them. Just cherry out the black paint. I would black out the grille like an SS though if it isn't already.

My favorite wheels on the '71-'72's are 15 X 8 Vette Rally's but they look good with almost anything on them. The Malibus usually came with the Camaro style rally wheels in 14 X 6 which are now being reproduced in sizes up to 15 X 8. I'd love to see one with a set of those in 15 X 8 on it. Strictly personal preference though.

Super Sports came standard with bench seats beginning in '68, buckets became a separate option and were also available in the regular Malibu. Small blocks became the base Super Sport motor in '71.
I agree, Corvette rallys/caps/rings are the best lookin' wheels.....on anything.
11-01-2005 04:43 PM
ChevelleSS_LS6 fav color combos:
red (looks like modern GM victory red) with black hood stripes.
dark blue (lemans blue? fathom blue? something?) white hood stripes.

hood stripes if only cowl induction hood, and a SS (or cloned SS)

rims:
the cragars or slot mags as I mentioned
corvette rally wheels (someone mentioned those a while back)
those wheels that were available from the factory on almost any musclecar, ford makes a newer version... see pic here
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