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anyone know where to purchase the american racing shelby razor rims in 18 inch chrome? i want to keep the stock tires on my 08 shelby, so looking to find them in 18 inch, they look so much better than the stock rims, any info would be greatly appreciated
 

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anyone know where to purchase the american racing shelby razor rims in 18 inch chrome? i want to keep the stock tires on my 08 shelby, so looking to find them in 18 inch, they look so much better than the stock rims, any info would be greatly appreciated
Well, you could try what I did and Google Shelby Razor Chrome and look at the umpteen results, or you click on this little head start I gave you

http://www.shelbyperformanceparts.com/ShowItem/100214 Shelby Razor wheel.aspx

Shelby's prices are too high. Look it over then go Google. You'll find them at least $20 less per wheel.

Razors are one of the only 18's that fit over GT500 brakes (that sucks IMHO) and unfortunately they decided to make 18's in 9" widths as opposed to your 9.5" stock.

My car is 3 years old and as much as I hate the stock wheels, I'm still using them because I've yet to find anything that comes in an 18....looks phenomenal...and isn't custom built to the tune of $700 each.

Best of luck to you with yours.

bj
 

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...My car is 3 years old and as much as I hate the stock wheels, I'm still using them because I've yet to find anything that comes in an 18....looks phenomenal...and isn't custom built to the tune of $700 each.

Best of luck to you with yours.

bj
bj,
I'm like you, haven't found any 18" wheels that really catch my eye & work w/our cars.

Here's a great site with phenomenal wheels and very few are $700.

http://www.carid.com/home.php?cat=19384

http://www.carid.com/product.php?productid=63358&cat=19404&page=1

When I win one of those great big lottery jackpots I'm gonna get some of those! :rofl::rofl::rofl:
 

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anyone know where to purchase the american racing shelby razor rims in 18 inch chrome? i want to keep the stock tires on my 08 shelby, so looking to find them in 18 inch, they look so much better than the stock rims, any info would be greatly appreciated
Here's one of the sites bj mentioned. They are quite a bit cheaper than Shelby. Look down at the bottom of the page, they have over 40 pages of wheels/brakes mixed together.

http://mustangsunlimited.com/SubCat.asp?PageLen=20&PageNo=27&Category=Wheels+%26+Brakes&Keywords=MU_WB&subCategory=&CatKey=74-01

Good Luck!
 

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i found a set of 18 inch shelby razor chrome rims for $820....probably going to sell my stock rims if anyone would be interested
 

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bj,
I'm like you, haven't found any 18" wheels that really catch my eye & work w/our cars.

Here's a great site with phenomenal wheels and very few are $700.

http://www.carid.com/home.php?cat=19384

http://www.carid.com/product.php?productid=63358&cat=19404&page=1

When I win one of those great big lottery jackpots I'm gonna get some of those! :rofl::rofl::rofl:
Shelby, in their infinite wisdom decided to not make the CS66 and CS67 wheels in stock sizes or anything even close to it. They're a pretty cool reincarnation of classic 60's & 70s Shelby styles. I talked to them about making them in 18 x9.5 and 18x10 and they said Carroll really liked the "look" of 20s although they know that performance suffers. It's all about appearance. It's like putting 20s on Snakes. A very bad idea from a performance standpoint. No sidewall, skinny (9.0").

Other than those, I'm thinking CCWs. Custom built. VERY nice.

I'll more than likely pick up a set of 2010 convertible wheels (18s) and have the rears widened.

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You could go with the 20's and put the 305 nitto DR's on the rear and either the 255 or 275's on the front. I think they look much better than the 18's do. My car had over 650 rwhp and car had decent traction. I also have a set of 15 inch bogarts with 325 mickeys on the rear and surprisingly only hooked up slightly better than the 20's on the street. Either way when you hammer the throttle in first they are gonna break lose. I love the look of the 20's.
 

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Shelby, in their infinite wisdom decided to not make the CS66 and CS67 wheels in stock sizes or anything even close to it. They're a pretty cool reincarnation of classic 60's & 70s Shelby styles. I talked to them about making them in 18 x9.5 and 18x10 and they said Carroll really liked the "look" of 20s although they know that performance suffers. It's all about appearance. It's like putting 20s on Snakes. A very bad idea from a performance standpoint. No sidewall, skinny (9.0").

Other than those, I'm thinking CCWs. Custom built. VERY nice.

I'll more than likely pick up a set of 2010 convertible wheels (18s) and have the rears widened.

bj
I put the CS66's on my car yesterday, and I can certainly vouch for the decrease in performance, even with the Pirelli P Zero Nero tires. Man do I love the look of the triple chrome 20" wheels though. I can't imagine having 725 HP with 20" wheels for the brief period I have driven my car since putting on the CS66's though :(
 
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