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944 wheel ideas?

Looking for some differant wheel ideas. I've had 15 and 16 inch fuchs and bbs on my other 944 this one has phone dials. Like to see what you guys are running. Please include the size and brand. Well here is a pick of the new ride.
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Plasti-dip the phone dials white.
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1987 924s - 2.5L-8v (Can) 150 155 9.7:1 Bosch DME Fuel Injection 134 16.3 Kopenhagen Blue (a work in progress and on course to become my track car)
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I'm running 17" Turbo Twist from Wheel Enhancement. I had trouble finding tires I liked for the original 15" cookie cutters. Tire selection was a little better for 16 inch.
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Nothing says the 80s like white rims.
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If they are originals keep 'em on the car. They look great!
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factory 15" cookie cutters, with hankook ventus on rear and hankook optimo in front. i believe 265 50 15, and 215 60 15.
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Nothing says the 80s like white rims.
Good thing this Martini edition is from the '70s then.



Anyways, these guys say it's 'totally righteous and wicked hot'




This could be nice:



Or...

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<del>1982 928 - 3-auto (Can) 928 4.5L-16v M28/16 220 265 9.0:1 L-Jetronic 140 8.5 16 3385 Metallic Silver<del>
1987 924s - 2.5L-8v (Can) 150 155 9.7:1 Bosch DME Fuel Injection 134 16.3 Alpine White
1987 924s - 2.5L-8v (Can) 150 155 9.7:1 Bosch DME Fuel Injection 134 16.3 Kopenhagen Blue (a work in progress and on course to become my track car)

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Hmmm maybe I'm wrong those white fuchs do look good. Are those minilites on the 924 I've never seen that setup.
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Do the graphite plasti dip on the phone dials and make is a lil angry looking.
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Yeah I'm a fan of plasti dip I blacked out my 911 fuchs and they look great. I was thinking more of a 17" rim for this car maybe fiske or hre style.
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Love the fuchs on our 85.5, easy to clean and lightweight. Classics

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Hmmm maybe I'm wrong those white fuchs do look good. Are those minilites on the 924 I've never seen that setup.
I'm guessing they're the same that you could get on the 914 but am at a loss if they're outsourced and, as a result, or some non-Porsche brand. Otherwise, I suppose they could indeed be Minilites or EMPIs. Wish I knew for sure.
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1987 924s - 2.5L-8v (Can) 150 155 9.7:1 Bosch DME Fuel Injection 134 16.3 Alpine White
1987 924s - 2.5L-8v (Can) 150 155 9.7:1 Bosch DME Fuel Injection 134 16.3 Kopenhagen Blue (a work in progress and on course to become my track car)
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Front wheels from a 2005 Boxster, times (4), 17 x 6.5 ET 55, 18.3 lbs each (stock 15 x 6 ET 52 teledials are 15.7 lbs each)
Tires are Goodyear Eagle F1 205/50 ZR17

Teledial center emblems fit perfectly (and correctly point to the valve stem).
Fitting on front requires 5mm spacers to clear grease cup.
For the rear, I changed to 68mm wheel studs and added 20mm spacers to "equalize" the F/R track.

I also added an additional 6mm spacer to the RR to eliminate the aesthetic unpleasantness caused by the dreaded rear axle offset issue found on most 924/944 chassis.

Edit: For a 944, the rear 2005 Boxster wheels come as 17 x 8 ET 40, 19.8 lbs each
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Any suggestions on what might look good on my 87 924S. I'm not a real fan of the wheels on the car now. The picture's aren't great but the car is painted Crystal Green Metallic (LM6Y)


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Any suggestions on what might look good on my 87 924S. I'm not a real fan of the wheels on the car now. The picture's aren't great but the car is painted Crystal Green Metallic (LM6Y)

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Curious about the rear lower valence spoiler - is that aftermarket, or a modified 951 spoiler, or something else? AFAIK, the spoiler for the 931 (narrow body) has integral "mud flaps".
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Wheel ideas for you.

Polished 928 sewer lids. Stock silver D90s, and CSI 3piece.




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Dare I suggest 18" wheels, but I love the look of the +1 stock look my Gemballa Leman. 8" front and 10" rear. Pretty rare wheels, however I just saw someone selling on eBay a set that are on a 944! Remind me of Porsche cup wheels. Be warned however 18" wheel change the ride comfort.

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Any suggestions on what might look good on my 87 924S. I'm not a real fan of the wheels on the car now. The picture's aren't great but the car is painted Crystal Green Metallic (LM6Y)


I like the "lobster claws" in the photo above yours. I've been able to access a few sites that will show what wheels will look like on a certain car but they're limited to a few basic colors. They must call 928 wheel covers sewer lids for a good reason. JMO
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16 inch 968 wheels and 17 inch 911 wheels:

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