Hey guys, ok, throughout my research, and such. I found some workable wheels that are a clash between that old school look and modern spin. Good thing too is that they are MADE right here in the USA!
I am slighley confused about the tires, I wanted to stick with all US made stuff, but I have Falken FK452's on my Chrysler 300C right now, I love them. Quiet, comfy, good on wear, super great traction wet or dry. Look sporty great tread patter. However its a China made tire :(
I found that these wheels are working perfect on other C3s, and some guys are running the wide 275 tire with the 9.5" or 10" wheels. Some cases depending on the rubber you might have to cut the ebrake cable bracket off the trailing arm from the bottom side, and relocate in weld it up on top. THat seems to be the only thing to rub.
Ok, here is what i found... Lets get some suggestions
245/45/18 FRONT (2) USA MADE
275/40/18 REAR (2) USA MADE **TIRE SIZE WILL FIT UP TO AN 11" RIM**
bfgoodrich super sport A/S
$651.64 SHIPPED TO MY DOOR
BOSS 338 18x8" CHROME in the FRONT USA MADE
BOSS 338 18x9.5" CHROME in the REAR USA MADE
$668 SHIPPED TO MY DOOR
Total: $1,319.64 NOT INCL the mount and balance.
Good deal? Size issues? too big? Too insane? Too good of a deal?
The other option on tires is the chinese Falken FK452 (2) FK452 255/45/18 - FRONT (2) FK452 275/40/18 - REAR $650.64 SHIPPED TO MY DOOR..
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