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What wheels do you think would look the best on my 930 Slant? It currently has 17" x 9" and 10" chrome RUF Speedlines that I've been thinking about ditching since they're unusually heavy for sports car wheels. I'd probably go for 18" or different 17" wheels that are 11" to 12" wide for the rears, but I want to see some other opinions. I'll keep using the heavy RUF's for now til I can find some different wheels.

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That's such a personal question. I would really just do a Google search for 930's with various wheels and see what you like. Everyone will offer up some opinion but honestly its your car. You have to make you happy.

Good luck searching!

P.S. you are local to me!

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well it seems if you are "THE" red slantnose you should put what weissach decided was right, and then compensate for what your original owner decided.
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Easy question to answer - Zuffenhaus Fuchs in the sizes you mention would look the best by far (only not in 18s because that size is far to Snoop Dog for a car as tiny as a 930).
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That's such a personal question. I would really just do a Google search for 930's with various wheels and see what you like. Everyone will offer up some opinion but honestly its your car. You have to make you happy.

Good luck searching!

P.S. you are local to me!

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I did notice we live in the same town, but what baffles me is I never see your 930
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Right!?

I dont drive it nearly enough.

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Right!?

I dont drive it nearly enough.

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I only drive mine on Saturdays, but sometimes Sundays as well.

Speaking of which, I never see any other 930's on the road either.
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I see quite a lot of Porsche's in our area but nothing air cooled really; it's all newer stuff.

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What wheels do you think would look the best on my 930 Slant? It currently has 17" x 9" and 10" chrome RUF Speedlines that I've been thinking about ditching since they're unusually heavy for sports car wheels. I'd probably go for 18" or different 17" wheels that are 11" to 12" wide for the rears, but I want to see some other opinions. I'll keep using the heavy RUF's for now til I can find some different wheels.

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This is Pelican. The guys will tell you to go for Fuchs. lol

If you want to go wide, try and look at some Fikse wheels as they are light. For a little less money, you can also get CCW.
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BBS is period correct also. I like the RUF wheels. Especially polished like you have!
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Don't listen to the 17 guys go big or go home! By the way Fikse is in the process of making their 17 in Fuchs into 18's
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Only one way to go = Fuchs

The rest is up to you...
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Ruf wheels are heavier than most but unless your planning on tracking your car and trying to knock down every millisecond off your lap times, the few pounds of weight should not be an issue. With your car having "545hp" it should be less of an issue. Now if your bored of them I can understand. Some 17" Fuchs might be the ticket or remove your Ruf's and have them powder coated in silver or any other color you like. I'm not an 18" wheel guy but some of them actually look good on the slants. Unfortunately the choices are not many without making the car look cartoonish. Enjoy the hunt..sweet Slant
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Ruf wheels are heavier than most but unless your planning on tracking your car and trying to knock down every millisecond off your lap times, the few pounds of weight should not be an issue. With your car having "545hp" it should be less of an issue. Now if your bored of them I can understand. Some 17" Fuchs might be the ticket or remove your Ruf's and have them powder coated in silver or any other color you like. I'm not an 18" wheel guy but some of them actually look good on the slants. Unfortunately the choices are not many without making the car look cartoonish. Enjoy the hunt..sweet Slant
I'm interested in lighter wheels because I want more speed, but I very rarely track my 930 as tracking is more of my 951's job. The RUF's also seem to affect my steering as well, but that's not too much of a problem.

Thank you, your 930's pretty nice as well
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Wow, those are some nice looking wheels! What are they called and what sizes do they come in?
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IMHO you have the best wheel for a flatnose right there

I have Fuchs on mine but just bought a set of BBS RS to go on it.

Any bigger the 17 just looks wrong to me.


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They are Fikse FM 10's, 18x9 & 11's Thanks I made the center caps using a blank from Fikse and some small 356 crest that I purchased from our host.
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I personally would never tell you to go fuch yourself...yes they are period, yes others make bigger size replicas, yes BBS wheels are also period correct.
However, mullets and gold neck chains are period correct as well, but you will never see me with any of these.
Take a look back into the past threads, there was one that went on forever, all about different wheel selections.
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IMHO you have the best wheel for a flatnose right there

I have Fuchs on mine but just bought a set of BBS RS to go on it.

Any bigger the 17 just looks wrong to me.


Well, I must admit, the RUF's do look nice on my car, but they're just too heavy for me.

That's a nice Slant!
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