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What Wheels Best Suit a 105?

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I really like the look of my new 15" Minilite style wheels on my TI. Still need to figure out center caps, because what came with them was awful, and it looks like I may need to work on ride height, but love the look of the wheels. Took me a while to find a place that carried some 15"'s that actually fit a Super, due to the space issues in the rear. These are custom made in the UK, 15x5.5. Looks like they're a perfect fit with no rubbing of the new 185/65H15 tires, even if I decide to lower. Thanks to Jim, 180OUT, for the pointers that helped me decide what I needed and actually find them!
Where can I get these ? What is the ET ? More pictures of the entire car with the wheels ?
 

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Widened steelies is also a cool look - esp 15's with the big hub cap for a 1750 or 1600 style car - very nice.
I did not realise you could get 15" widened steel ones with the chrome hub cap!! I ended up buying the usual boring GTA ones just so I could fit more common size tyres. Who makes them?

Thanks,

Andrew.
 

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In all this has anyone got a clear view on which (there are so many) silver colour the original (GTV 1750 Series 1) steel wheels were?
 

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In all this has anyone got a clear view on which (there are so many) silver colour the original (GTV 1750 Series 1) steel wheels were?
Merv, I don’t know if the steel wheels on a 2000 GTV are the same color as a 1750, but if they are, it’s a dull, medium silverish gray. Here’s my original spare, unrestored spare, scratches and all. 3066A4CA-12CC-4A5E-92A9-7AEE7C069AB8.jpeg
 

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Many thanks. That helps a lot. Many of the available paints have a silver fleck in them and seem too bling.
 

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Interesting selection, but **** I hate those American mandated side reflectors!
Totally agree on the US 2000 GTV side markers, although I'm fond of the small round ones (front and rear) on the US '69 1750 GTV. I've deleted the rears on my '72 GTV restomod, but kept the front holes to install the little round ones, a la the Euro 2000 GTVs. Euro taillights also. I haven't decided what to do about the front indicators in the long run but I'm having round side markers fitted to the front panel for now (no bumpers). I have Cromodora reps on my '69 GTV and 15" Rota Minilite reps on the '72, but a set each of original Cromodora Daytonas and silver Momo Vegas set aside. Really like those Melbers, though.
 

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The mags on the Red car are BWA's .....

Nice looking IMO on coupe or sedan.

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I have been converted to the original Campagnolo Magnesium alloys. Extremely light.... rare here in Australia... but seem plentiful in the USA. When refurbed.... I think nothing looks better.
 

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I agree Papajam. Im a big fan of the steel wheels....especially the widened ones that fill the guards out nicely.

There seem to be a few variations on this theme. Some show a smooth rim/ridge form the inside out to the edge ( photo 1 ) whereas others seem to have an additional rim/ridge/ledge half way out ( photo 2 ). I prefer the smooth edged version.

I believe that the additional rim/ridge/ledge is where an original narrow wheel has been widened.

Timbo
I have the slotted early steel wheels which were widened to 6" on my guilia sprint GT. I love the look and grip with 195 x 15 tires. They do have the rim ledge which I dont like but Im keeping them since they were on it when I bought it in1976.
 

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No bling whatsoever. It almost looks like a solid light gray at first glance, but it is not.
Off topic I guess - but they are wheels - just original. My digging around suggests that Eastwood Argent Silver is the go. Eastwood Rally Wheel/Argent Silver Paint Aerosol I compared that to several others including Wurth and it looks right. Not to bright, not too bling.
 

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Merv argent silver is the same as used on the classic ford 12 slot wheels as used on falcon GT’s etc. down in Oz (same in’s the US I think) if you want a reference point.
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Yes I saw it was a Ford colour here. Many of the other silver colours identified in the past seem to be NLA or require specialist mixing. I will get some from Eastwood and test it out. Ford here don't seem to stock it.
 
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