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Old 01-30-2013, 07:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default My 68 Coupes new shoes

15" Cragar Soft 8's. 15x8 rear with 4.75BS, and 15x7 with 4.25"BS. Tires are 245/60 in back and 215/65 in front. Tires will clear the wheel lips nicely. I am very impressed with this budget set. Was going to go with something chrome, but decided to go different. I may add beauty rings later but for now I really dig the black.



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Old 01-30-2013, 09:22 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Looks sharp!
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Old 01-30-2013, 10:50 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I love the looks of the soft-8's with the raised white letters...trend is not to use the raised white letters anymore, but I think this look is awesome.


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Old 01-31-2013, 12:13 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Looks mean, I dig it! Reminds me of a dukes of hazard moonshine runner, in a good way!
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Old 01-31-2013, 12:18 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Love em!
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Old 02-01-2013, 04:39 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Thanks guys! I really wasn't sure if this would work so I'm glad to hear some positive feedback. Next I will be blacking out the tail panel and adding the 68 hood stripes (in black) to compliment the wheels.
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Blacked out tail panel looks so good IMO
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Blacked out tail panel looks so good IMO
Agree 100%
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I like them, was gonna put these on my 81 grand prix to give it an nascar look. Would be to much with a black car though huh?

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Would be to much with a black car though huh?
Black on black looks pretty sweet on the right car IMO.
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Sharp car, jury is out on the wheels though :-/
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Nice! I have started to grow on those wheels lately. There is another thread here with a 65 fastback picture with them on. I say they are hot!

Here is the thread (think the wheels may be different but still black)

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