Re: MB "Old School" gunmetal wheels on black car
I'm not looking to replicate the old school look, I was there and it wasn't all that great…….don't know why anyone would want jack up the rear with extended shackles, air shocks and tires that stick out past the fender on a nice car these days, but to each his own???
By 1981, I was running Michelin speed rated XVS tires and KYB shocks on the camaro. I worked for a tire shop that catered to high end cars……..The Mercedes of the day ran speed rated Michelin XVS tires and I grabbed the good one when one came in for new tires. Back then, the Ferrari 308 GTB came equipped with 14" Michelin XWX tires…….I have a set, that I took off a Ferrari, they are mounted on 14" Camaro Rally wheels……back then, a new set of XWX tires ran $1200!!
I learned early that going fast in a straight line was fun, but a car that went fast in a straight line and would turn and stop too was MUCH more fun…..