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Has anyone installed a set of 17 inch styled steel wheels? How do they look on a 65? Any pics you could post would be great. I plan on getting a set but I really want a better idea of what they will look like.
 

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I have the same idea for my 67, but have yet to find anyone who has them on their car. I have many pictures of them, but no test subject. Who are you planning on getting them from? California Pony Cars? or Wheel Vintiques? Just curious, as the wheel vintiques have a more modular cut look to them.

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I've seen them on a black fastback. They were interesting but I thought the proportions didn't look good. The center part looked OK, but the spokes just got a long look to them. I wasn't fond of them. I think I have a pic somewhere, I'll see if I can find it.
 

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I've seen them at car shows and IMO they look terrible. Like fastback65gt says, the proportions are all wrong. If you have to have 17" wheels, I think there are better options.

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Kind of like the 17" '66 Shelby 10 spokes. Try finding a photo of them on a car online. I managed to find one photo, and I am glad I did. With the spokes all the way out to the edge of the wheel, it just looks wrong! I wish they had them in 15"
 

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Kinda like these? I didn't find them appealing, but was hopeful that the 17" Styled steel wheels looked a little better with the body lines and tire size.
 

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So no one has a set of 17 inch styled steel wheels? I might just buy a set to be the first one with them. I am just looking for a pic to actually see what they look like on a 65-66 Coupe.
 

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Someone on Mustang Forums or Stangnet got those a little while back. If your into 17s then they look pretty good. I just can't see anything bigger than 16s on our cars. It doesn't look proportional. That said, I'll stick with my 15s.
 

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I plan on getting a set, I am just debating which centercaps to go with on my 67. With the car being Nightmist Blue, the medium blue center cap is a little light, while the black a bit dark. Decisions, decisions......But any pics whatsoever would help cement the choice before dropping $1200-2400 for the wheels.
 

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Call me old school, but I'm with tx65coupe on this one. Anything larger than a 16 inch wheel on a vintage Mustang looks terrible in my opinion.
 

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Call me old school, but I'm with tx65coupe on this one. Anything larger than a 16 inch wheel on a vintage Mustang looks terrible in my opinion.
Ditto!
 

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They were interesting but I thought the proportions didn't look good. The center part looked OK, but the spokes just got a long look to them. I wasn't fond of them.
Ditto.
(Not to mention the fact that the last I heard, they were something like $350 each, without caps or lugs, IIRC!)
 

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Actually they sell sets of them on ebay for $950 plus $150 shipped and include centercaps & lugs. Not great but not a huge hit either. The wheel vintiques are even worse at $600 each, so $2400 for the set. Too steep for my tastes but I am keeping my options open for wheels up until I have to get them.
 

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I actually like how they look on the red coupe. I think the tires are the wrong size. Anyone else with some pics of 17 inch styled steel wheels? I want to see them on a car that does not have the crazy looking side skirting.
 

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Sorry they look make the car look like a hot wheel.
 
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