Will 3rd Gen wheels fit 4th Gen?

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Will 3rd Gen wheels fit 4th Gen?

Post by Retro » Mon Feb 23, 2015 8:15 pm

I am curious, would wheels from a 3rd Gen fit a straight onto a 4th gen car ??) Thanks guys.
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Re: Will 3rd Gen wheels fit 4th Gen?

Post by Firebreather » Tue Feb 24, 2015 7:55 pm

I used 3rd gen Formula wheels on my last 4th gen. They fitted and looked much wider and better to me. I always hated the way the original 4th gen wheels look like they're about 4 inches too thin and sit way under the body work. The rear ones did scrub a little bit on the arches when I went over a big bump, but still worth it.

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Re: Will 3rd Gen wheels fit 4th Gen?

Post by Retro » Thu Feb 26, 2015 9:12 pm

Thanks Mark for the advise and photos. You've got a nice collection of cars :usa:
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