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Old 03-18-2004   #1
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NEW 17 inch GTA Wheels

We are looking into getting GTA wheels remade in a 17 inch size. We just want to get some feedback before we proceed. We was wondering if you would prefer 17x8 or 17x9? These will be billet wheels and retail for around $1500 per set. Would this be something you would be interested in? Please let us know what you think. You can give us a call at our shop at 864-855-2694.
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Old 03-19-2004   #2
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Re: NEW 17 inch GTA Wheels

Well, this wouldn't be "up my alley" so to speak, but I bet a lot of people would be interested in these wheels in the 17" size.... the 9" size would probably be the preference. Didn't the later Ram Air T/As and the Firehawks run 17" x 9" rims with 275 tires?

Hopefully you'll generate some interest with this post. Anybody else want to comment, here?
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Old 03-20-2004   #3
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Re: NEW 17 inch GTA Wheels

Yes, absolutely that would be a great idea. There are plenty of GTA owners out there that want larger wheels but want to keep the GTA wheel look. I would certainly like a a set in 17x9 size, and my cousin would be up for it as well for his GTA.
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Old 03-23-2004   #4
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Re: NEW 17 inch GTA Wheels

Wow 17" GTA wheels, about time someone built a wheel like that. If you do start to make them go with a minim 9" wide because it would be pointless for us to go to a bigger rim and not be able to slap on a wider tire. A even better Idea would be a 9.5" rim just like the firehawks wheels, then you would get peoples attention, I would for sure buy a set then!!!
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Old 03-23-2004   #5
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Skull & Crossbones Re: NEW 17 inch GTA Wheels

I think these would be killer. A little bigger tire & wheel combo with that stock appearance.
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Old 03-28-2004   #6
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Re: NEW 17 inch GTA Wheels

Ok, now we're talking! If Hawk's Thirdgen parts made GTA wheels in the 17x9.5 inches, I am guaranteed to buy a set for my GTA. There should be a decent market for them. Many GTA owners go with other aftermarket rims because there are no GTA style rims in aftermarket sizes. I really hope you guys go through with it.
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Old 03-30-2004   #7
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Re: NEW 17 inch GTA Wheels

I'm in if it goes. I have been wanting this for a long while.
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Old 03-30-2004   #8
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Re: NEW 17 inch GTA Wheels

oh man....17x9.5 GTA wheels in the right coloring makes me drool.
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Old 03-31-2004   #9
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Re: NEW 17 inch GTA Wheels

I can't wait for those!! and how much??
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Old 04-01-2004   #10
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Re: NEW 17 inch GTA Wheels

if your gonna do it.. do it right.. 17x11s in the rear and 17x9.5 in the front!!

mmmm.. 315s.. those would sell hardcore.. even with the camaros
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Old 04-03-2004   #11
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Cool Re: NEW 17 inch GTA Wheels

I would purchase a set in 17x9.5 for sure. I hate 16x8's but nothing else looks right on a TTA IMOP

It would be great if they were offered in a range of colors as well!
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Old 04-08-2004   #12
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Re: NEW 17 inch GTA Wheels

Sure! Right after I buy your last set of chrome Ronals, you announce this. JK. I guess I could sell them if you make the GTAs in 17x9.5. I would definitely be in for a set these. Make them and people will buy them.
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Old 04-08-2004   #13
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Re: NEW 17 inch GTA Wheels

GTA rim has always been my favorite rim of all time, I just wish they were in larger diamater or at least width. BBS made a very similar rim, primarily for racecars and generally was speed nut mounted. Many of those rims came in 17 X 9 - 17 X 12" sizes and I have wished for something like that ever since.


I would be highly interested in a set. Although if they are reproduced, might as well just make them in the 17 X 9" size since most of us probably like to run 275s or larger on the rears.
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Old 04-11-2004   #14
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Re: NEW 17 inch GTA Wheels

How about a forged rim for less.
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Old 04-11-2004   #15
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Re: NEW 17 inch GTA Wheels

17" GTA rims.....I would buy a set in a heartbeat!! I know two other guys here who woudl two.
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Old 04-11-2004   #16
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Re: NEW 17 inch GTA Wheels

Hawk's PLEASE make these happen!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 04-13-2004   #17
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Exclamation Re: NEW 17 inch GTA Wheels

17x9 !!!! These would be just what we have been waiting for!! Where do I send my check?
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Old 04-14-2004   #18
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Re: NEW 17 inch GTA Wheels

I'm in for the 17x9's
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Old 04-23-2004   #19
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Re: NEW 17 inch GTA Wheels

This is the direction I would go - especially if there were different colors available.
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Old 05-10-2004   #20
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Re: NEW 17 inch GTA Wheels

Hey, any news on these wheels? I have money to spend and I'm very eager to spend it, so Hawks, anyday now please...
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