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Anyone ever run these? Any issues??
centerlines - 15 x 3 1/2"
Tire - 5.60 x 15



 

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I run the same size but different wheels and they are great.
JR
On the street?
How is cornering and braking?
 

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On the street?
How is cornering and braking?[/QUOTE
shaun,
the majority of your braking power is at the front wheels.i'd want more than a postcard sized contact patch slowing your rocket ship down,wouldn't you?:rolleyes::D
i've always loved the look,but i really question the overall safety of them.
just my opinion of course.......
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I like the look too. But had concerns over braking and cornering.
Saw them on Craigs list....
 

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I am running the 15x4 Centerline drag wheel with a 165R15 tire on my 66. I installed the Chevelle/Nova GM disc brake set up. The car brakes good. But I don't drag race the car. Street only.

The major problem that I have with this set up is, the tires Scrap on the fenders real BAD.
The Centerline wheel has very little back spacing. So the wheel pushes out futher than most other wheels.

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well of course they dont corner well!!!
they dont have enough contact patch for much more than straight line stuff.
ive got 15 x3.5's. they work fine if you drive reasonably on the street.
as far as braking- they will lock up on a panic stop...assuming you have good brakes.
 

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I run the 15x4" with the 165s. Love the look, but it is not an autocross car. Braking can get hairy, no daydreaming when driving. If you run them you learn to drive ahead of the car, anticipating stops and such. But a Nova looks so cool with them.

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You can get by with them just fine. But the ones you are showing there will not do very good in the rain. Do not drive hard in the curves and keep your eyes open for pot holes.
 

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I agree they look so wicked on a 3rd Gen. ( ok 1st and 2nd too :) )
I think I will stick with what I have and pass on the skinnies. The car is a handful as is when I have my foot in it, and dont need additional pucker factors added to the braking scenarios too.
Thanks for all the feedback.
 
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