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Old 04-12-2011   #1
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GTA Gold Wheels

hey guys, i figure this is a good place to ask, were the GTA wheels from the factory made by BBS?, I notice my wheels are extremely similar to some BBS wheels i see on the street
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Re: GTA Gold Wheels

Well they may look similar but they are not exact matching.

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Re: GTA Gold Wheels

do you know what company made the wheels then? or did GM make them, that seems unlikely
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Re: GTA Gold Wheels

They were made in Japan but for GM, that's about all I know, the manufacturer's stamp says made in Japan.
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Made in japan for sure.
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Re: GTA Gold Wheels

Is this photograph showing the back of the 1987 style GTA rim?

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i heard either BBS or Enkei made them, but BBS is german, I think. so Enkei?
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i heard either BBS or Enkei made them, but BBS is german, I think. so Enkei?
I think the link below is this company that had the contract to make them for GM for the GTAs. The name of the company was SSR (Japan Light Alloy Wheel).

Here is some information about this company on the internet:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JWL_standard

And a link about the company:

http://ssr-wheels.com/about/

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Is this photograph showing the back of the 1987 style GTA rim?

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