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Old 11-20-2007, 03:44 PM   #1
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Wheel help

Hey gang, I was at an autocross this past weekend and a guy there had a 930 with black carrera lightweight wheels. I need a set of wheels for the track/autocross and I really liked the look. Unfortunately I couldn't find the guy to ask him where he got them. I did a search on google and came up short. Can you guys help? Just to clarify they look just like these except black.

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Old 11-20-2007, 04:05 PM   #2
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Try wheeldynamics.com.
I am not sure if anyone ever made them in black, the guy probably did it himself. If you search here, there are some threads on DIY rims painting.
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Old 11-20-2007, 04:47 PM   #3
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I'm pretty sure Rick's right, they don't come in black, only silver. Check with Carlos at Wheel Dynamics. He's been listing a bunch of wheels on ebay lately with custom color combinations. Maybe he's hooked up with a powder coater that could shoot a set black for you. https://986forum.com/forums/wheeldynamics.net
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Old 11-21-2007, 03:30 PM   #4
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Ok, so I'll have to have them painted black if I want black I guess. I noticed that the repro carrera wheels are 10" wide in the back instead of 9 inches like OEM stock ones I have. Some ebay sellers say they will not fit boxsters....whats the story?
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Old 11-21-2007, 05:56 PM   #5
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I'm looking at your signature pic. Isn't that what you're running now???

Oh, now I get it, I think. You have a set of factory wheels on your car and you're asking about repops. Sorry, I'm a little slow.

They must fit the Boxster. Randall, Kraker and Blink (pre-Dukes of Hazard imitation) are all using them.
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Old 11-21-2007, 06:46 PM   #6
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The 10's can be made to work. You may need a small spacer. If you car is lowered, you will need to check the clearance along the shock/strut/coils to make sure they are not rubbing.
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Old 11-22-2007, 07:14 AM   #7
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Thanks for the responses guys. Yes, my car came with the factory carrera wheels, but I want a black set so I can mount R compounds on for racing. Randall and all others out there, are you guys running the 10" wide versions out back or a narrower version? If you are running the 10" version, are you running spacers? I can't seem to find 9 inch wide carrera repros.
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Old 11-24-2007, 07:55 AM   #8
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What size carrera lights are you guys running? I know a lot of the members here have the repro wheels.

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