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Old 10-06-2018, 04:01 PM
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Hi, I am looking to refresh the look on my 92 SWB RRC by swapping out the wheels.Thought about sourcing and restoring used wheels, but for that same cost I can have brand new wheels shipped to from the UK. Looking to enquire if any fellow member here has 18 inch wheels on their RRC (Pictures if applicable would be great). The one of my particular interest to me is the 18 inch boost alloy, but am contemplating in general between the 16 vs 18 inch.
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Old 10-09-2018, 08:03 PM
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Old 10-09-2018, 08:44 PM
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No. No. Fucking NO.
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16" Boost or TWR wheels would look nice on a Classic, even flat five-spokes from 93-94 Classics.
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Old 10-10-2018, 11:40 AM
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Do it. Fuck the haters. It's not like you're proposing 24" bling. Rovers came from the factory with 18" starting in the mid 90's.
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Old 10-10-2018, 01:05 PM
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Im all for people doing what they please to their vehicle. That said Not everything looks good. Personallly Im a fan of smaller wheels on older vehicles. The newer cars and trucks are being designed with larger wheels in mind so most actually look good with 20's
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Old 10-10-2018, 01:10 PM
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If you wanted something really distinctive you could install the 16" propeller wheels that came on early Discoveries.

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Old 10-11-2018, 07:23 AM
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That I can help you with:
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Old 10-11-2018, 07:26 AM
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However, went back to the OEM Tornado wheel as just seemed to look better.
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Old 10-11-2018, 07:34 AM
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Rovers came from the factory with 18" starting in the mid 90's.
However not RRCs.
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Old 10-11-2018, 10:10 AM
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However, went back to the OEM Tornado wheel as just seemed to look better.

I agree the Cyclones look better on the RRC than the propellers, but it's all a matter of personal taste. Good to see the comparison.
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Old 10-11-2018, 12:26 PM
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Oops. Meant Cyclones and somehow typed Tornado.

In any case, one can see the comparison.
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