Will newer style Cavalier wheels fit a Vega?

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Will newer style Cavalier wheels fit a Vega?

Postby wally409 » Wed Aug 24, 2011 7:39 pm

I like the plain-jane steel wheel look of the Cavalier and Impala police cars with the chrome center caps. But they have a very deep offset to the inside and I don't know if they would fit - especially on the front when you're turning. They are 15" wheels but I don't know if they're 6 or 7 inch rims. Please let me know if you have experience with this. Thanks. Wally
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Re: Will newer style Cavalier wheels fit a Vega?

Postby Fastmax32168 » Wed Aug 24, 2011 8:04 pm

Those are not going to work, but you can probably get a plain steel set off of a Camaro or S-10 that will. (I am assuming a 5 lug conversion here)
There are also some low priced aftermarket black steel wheels that might give you the look you like out there.
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Re: Will newer style Cavalier wheels fit a Vega?

Postby cjbiagi » Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:05 pm

Right, front wheel drive cars use wheels with a completely different offset that would not be compatible with rear wheel cars. I am not sure what the bolt pattern is too, it may be different than the standard 5 x 4 3/4" GM. Many cars went to a metric pattern that is slightly different.
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Re: Will newer style Cavalier wheels fit a Vega?

Postby hammerdown7 » Wed Aug 24, 2011 10:50 pm

You could by wheel adapters to go from Vega 4 on 4 to Cavalier, 5 on 100mm, or Impala, 5 on 115mm. They come in several thicknesses to compensate for the offset. Just buy good billet aluminum ones that are hub centric. Over the years I have driven well over 100K miles using them on S10's with late model Vette wheels.

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Re: Will newer style Cavalier wheels fit a Vega?

Postby Astre-mutt » Thu Aug 25, 2011 7:30 pm

If you want plain black wheels that will fit a Vega, check these guys http://www.diamondracingwheels.com/stockcar.html
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