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Ive been tossing the idea of machining a custom set of centers for my Gotti rims for a while....something with a little different style in the offsets i want and in 5x100. I knew that if i had the right center design i could push the front and rear rims in towards the center of the car at least 25mm. The problem had always been the front caliper clearance and a new design was the only way i saw around it.
Last month i started ......
I decided i want to go with a fully polished wheel this time and started by gathering some pics for inspiration.
a few of my favorite designs






Next i disassembled the old set for some measurements and test fitting.



I could obviously only lower the car so far before the rotor hit the rim but it was enough to give me a good idea of the final stance i can get now with minimal fender mods.





After i had all of the dimensions i needed off of the car i took the wheels to work to get some solid dimensions and begin to model the centers.


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front


Once i had my overall diameter i sourced some material


more later.




Modified by DAROWDYAUDI at 7:51 AM 1-20-2010
 

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I was so elated to see this thread.
Even more when I opened it. You're sticking with a similarly-styled center, right? Though, CCW Classics would be awesome on your car, I don't feel like they have the meaty rawness of your current setup.
 

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Re: RE-INVENTING THE WHEEL (Afazz)

i was wondering the same thing. hopefully the wheels have a nice concave face...
 

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Re: RE-INVENTING THE WHEEL (cutright)

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Re: RE-INVENTING THE WHEEL (Joey Russo)

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Buy wheels? Na, ill just make my set.
Good for putting your skills and tools to work dude.
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