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New wheels for 95 Triple black??
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PostSubject: Re: FAQ: Rims, Wheels that Look Good on the Riv   FAQ: Rims, Wheels that Look Good on the Riv - Page 38 EmptyThu Feb 21, 2019 2:11 pm

I'm thinking of getting a set of these for my Riv:

FAQ: Rims, Wheels that Look Good on the Riv - Page 38 IhWk2vb

Here are the specs:
Wheel Diameter: 17”
Wheel Width: 7”
Bolt Pattern: 5x115
Offset: 46
Hollander: 4092
Fits: 2008-11 Buick Lucerne

Seems like they would fit the Riv, but I'm a little worried about the offset. Could there be something else I'm missing that could make them not fit?
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PostSubject: Re: FAQ: Rims, Wheels that Look Good on the Riv   FAQ: Rims, Wheels that Look Good on the Riv - Page 38 EmptyThu Feb 21, 2019 2:21 pm

the only issue I can think of is tire rubbing on the inner wheel well or a control arm or some such. Lucerne and Riv are (close) cousins, turns out. Lucerne and Park Ave are fraternal twins.
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PostSubject: Re: FAQ: Rims, Wheels that Look Good on the Riv   FAQ: Rims, Wheels that Look Good on the Riv - Page 38 EmptyThu Feb 21, 2019 2:29 pm

I have 2007 Lucerne CXS 18" rims, they fit perfectly.

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PostSubject: Re: FAQ: Rims, Wheels that Look Good on the Riv   FAQ: Rims, Wheels that Look Good on the Riv - Page 38 EmptyThu Feb 21, 2019 4:04 pm

Stock offset for the 7" wide Riviera wheel is 38-40 mm. 6mm is like a 1/4". Should be no problem. Just to be on the safe side, take a look at what clearance you have on the inside of the tire now. It will move 1/4" towards the inner fender.

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PostSubject: Re: FAQ: Rims, Wheels that Look Good on the Riv   FAQ: Rims, Wheels that Look Good on the Riv - Page 38 EmptyWed Feb 27, 2019 3:03 am

My summer rims are Cadillac STS 7" R16 ones with ET51. No problem at all.
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PostSubject: Re: FAQ: Rims, Wheels that Look Good on the Riv   FAQ: Rims, Wheels that Look Good on the Riv - Page 38 EmptyWed Feb 27, 2019 4:33 pm

Thanks for the feedback, guys! Yeah, I think those rims I identified will work fine. I read this entire thread looking for rim ideas. Very subjective, of course. Larger rims make the Riv look more contemporary, which is good, but 18" rims a bit too contemporary, I feel. I want to hold onto a bit of a retro look. I also want more classy than sporty. I'm hoping those Lucerne wheels will give me what I'm looking for.
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PostSubject: Re: FAQ: Rims, Wheels that Look Good on the Riv   FAQ: Rims, Wheels that Look Good on the Riv - Page 38 EmptyThu Sep 12, 2019 10:33 pm

ubushaus wrote:
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I went with these after shattering a stock chrome rim on the highway. Knock off Cadillac ATS rims by OE Wheels. 18x8 with 245-45-18 tires.

Nice wheels, but how's their durability? Before I fit my new nexen tires, I'm planning to buy new rims also and getting some replica ones is one of my options.
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Nice job.
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