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Im sure there are people running them. In having trouble getting my eagle alloys fitted because the wheel shop says they dont fit on a wagon. Adapters cant be used but i know they can. Any wagon out there running adapter?Post pics please thanx.
 

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What is the offset or backspacing of your wheels--and how wide are they?

Impala SS wheels fit wagons with no problems, so any aftermarket wheel with similar offset (+6mm) or a high(er) (positive) offset WILL fit.

The only issue with an adapter is that it MUST be a minimum of 0.750" to 1" thick (depending on the vehicle), to "cover" the existing wheel studs and lug nuts, which cannot normally extend beyond the outboard face of the adapter. Plus, an adapter has to have sufficient strength to hold wheel studs, so it cannot be too thin--again, the minimum thickness is going to be 3/4" to 1".

Anything less than 3/4" of distance to fill between hub and wheel, you're looking at some sort of spacer deal, rather than an adapter.
 

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Thanx for the info navy lifer as always...

Jay, im akmost agreeing with you but i still have to find out the offset and report back.but im still interested in people posting pics of there wheels using adapters because if not these then it'll be vette wheels
 

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I'm not sure what good a pic is gonna do you, you won't be able to see the adapter cwm6


There's a few wagons running 'vette wheels with adapters. As long as you follow directions, you'll be fine.

based on your other thread, it seems like you want the easy way out on this: Somebody tell me what I can do in two easy steps to get these wheels on.

Not gonna happen.

What you gotta do is some homework.

Google "how to measure backspacing."
Read everything you find.
Using you new found knowledge, Measure your backspacing.
Read THis thread about adapters
Using the info you get there, figure out how wide an adapter you need.
Order adapters.
Bolt wheels on car.

Its not that hard, man, but you do have to do some work. So the question is, do you like those wheels enough to go through all that?
Cause if it was me, I sell the dammed things and try to talk BondoVW out of these, which are similar, in better shape, and don't need no stinkin' adapters. He hates them, so I'd bet a good deal could be struck.



FWIW.
 

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Just sell them. with the money you get off the wheels and money saved from having to buy adaptors and have a tire shop install them for you. you could get your self sum boss 338s. the wheels you want to use arnt bad but there not worth the trouble and expence of adaptors......... IMO
 

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Thanx for the info guys. Fire ur right i was definatly looking for an easy way out. I dont really like bondo's wheels for my car it doesnt go with the "look"im after. So i do have them listed for sale first im going on ebay to see if i can find the store that sells these exact wheels then i can purchase them I atleast still wanna figure out the measurements on these so i can sell them the right way. Thanx guys
 
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