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1/8 wheels
Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, February 22, 2004 3:06 PM
hey guys i need some help. i have a 1/8th scale monogram camaro. i was looking for new wheels for this kit. any ideas where i can get some??????????
i was looking at the 1/10th scale wheels from parma for their rc cars. help me pleaseeeeeeeeeee!! thanks
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  • From: Arroyo Grande, CA
Posted by MojoDoctor on Sunday, February 22, 2004 3:40 PM
Scale Details is the only source of modern wheels in 1/8 scale that I've found. Unfortunately, they are for Pocher models of the Ferrari's and are priced accordingly.

You may want to think about making a set of wheels for yourself.

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Posted by Anonymous on Tuesday, February 24, 2004 7:05 PM
thanks mojo. i'll look into it
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  • From: CA Gold Country foothills.
Posted by mishalah on Thursday, February 26, 2004 12:43 AM

I've used some of the RC wheels. EPI makes a 5 spoke that will simulate a 16-17" wheel. I think there are some of the newer LeMans style wheels in (near) 1/8 scale.

I just slipped a Yokomo 5 spoke wheel into a 1/8 Camaro Eagle GT tire and it looks great. This is a 26mm X 50mm wheel. I believe the mid-80s Camaros used a 16" wheel so that's good for them.

I also just tried a set of Traxxas 2.0" LeMans style wheels on the Camaro tires. They fit beautifully, but the higher sidewall profile doesn't look quite right. These are too small for the Bridgestone 255/40 ZR17 wheels from the Pocher Porsche.

Both the 50mm and 2.0" wheels are a little too small for the Pocher Ferrari tires, too.

Those IROC 5 spokes were good looking wheels back then. What were you looking to change to???

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Posted by Anonymous on Saturday, February 28, 2004 4:22 PM
thanks for the info mis. the reason is simple. i can leave anything stock lol ( unless im doing a vette)


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