5 star Firebird rims - will they fit on my 94?

Hi all.
Can you please take a look at this car -> http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item $36711755&categoryd20
Now tell me, will those style of Pontiac rims fit on my 1994 Firebird
V6? They are 16" rims. Let me know please, as I am interested in buying a used set. Thanks!
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Yes... they'll fit fine.

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Sorry JJ - I can't comment on your previous post, but since we are on the topic of these wheels... can someone describe the difference between these 2 rims? I have included the pics here. The Type 2 style seems to be a much more common wheel on the Firebird/Trans Am. Personally, I have never seen the Type 1 style on any Firebird except the one in this photo, so I am wondering if these are in fact stock or from another vehicle line. Which one do you guys think is a better rim, as I too am considering purchasing but I am not sure which model to go with.
Type 1: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item $36173957&categoryd20&rd=1 Type 2: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item $36711755&categoryd20
thx in advance.

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I belive they are the same other than the fact that one has a sort of "s" type curve at the end of the spoke whilethe other is straight. I as well have never seen the type 1 wheel on a Firebird but SLP onlone sells them and they say they are take offs of a Firebird.(So, I guess they probally are.) The type 2 wheel is on most TA's/Fomulas and some V6 Firebirds.

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Hey William. I am considering buying a set, but I am unsure which style to go with. They both look nice. Originally I wanted to get the type 2, but now that I have seen the type 1 "take-offs", I kind of like them also.
I find that the take-offs are going for pretty cheap on ebay, while the other style without the "s" type curve are generally more expensive. Why they are more expensive, I don't know.
Which ones do you think look nicer?
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Sid.... I think they both look nice.... and I am not sure I would really have a preferance one way or another. (I have a Formula and it came with the type 2.)(I think these are more expensive because they can't seem to be found as "take-off's) Frankly, I would probally go for the "type 1" take offs and save some $$$$$$. If saveing the money isn't nessarly your main goal then I would probally opt fot seeking out some 17*9(off the Firehawks) and putting P275/40ZR50 on the car. That way you'll get some wider rubber!!!!!!!!!! (At times I really wish they would have put these on my Formula. The P245/50ZR50 F1's on my car are fine most of the time.... but if you really stand on it.... the tires just really smoke up..... this is when I wish I had wider rubber. They might do the same but I think with 30 extra mm of rubber it would be at least somewhat better.

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Hey, thanks again for your input. I'll probably go with those "s" curve style. As far as the 17*9 and the wider rubber, I think I will stick to ther 16" because I only have a v6 and it will look overkill on it!
By the way, do you think these chrome lugnut caps would look nicer in comparrison to the black ones? http://www.slponline.com/view_product.asp?PARTNUMBER 555&SHOWIMAGE=On&SHOWEMAIL=Off

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I opted for some gorillia lock accorn lug nuts serveral years ago. (I got the black chrone but they are also avabile in silver.) They cost a little more than the ones from SLP but I think they are worth it. I think they are probally the best anti-theif lugs. They are a direct replacement product and do not require any washers nor spacers. Each lug nut is an anti-theif lug and requires the corsponding lug key to be removed. (Just don't lose the key.... getting them off without it would seem to surely be a royal pain. But the up side is.... even if someone did want to steal your wheels they would have a very hard time doing so.) Check it out at.... http://www.mizzy-imports.com.mx/WL.htm or http://www.gorilla-auto.com or view their PDF http://www.gorilla-auto.com/pdfs/part1.pdf (As for color... I think I would stick to the black.) Btw... those wheels should look pretty sharp on your car.

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(Sometimes reply posts to my server don't seem to get through ... resending)
Actually those gorilla locks look pretty good. I agree they are smart a option when it comes to security. Do you happen to know what size of lugnut would fit the Firebird rims (ie. the take-offs)? And where can you order these? The black chrome looks nice. Only hassle would be having to carry the key to your service center when doing any tire work, but I guess that is the tradeoff for making them more secure.

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They are 12mm*1.5.... LGMotorsports has them.... http://www.lgmotorsports.com/OCLT1_Fbody_Wheels.htm but they only have them in chrome.
(It's been so long since I ordered them.... that I don't even remember where I ordered mine from!!!!!!) (I do know it was a complete kit of 20.)
As for serviceing.... yes it does cause some minor problems.... but I think the benfits outweigh the "-"'s. One word of advice.... make sure to order a spare lug key after you get them... because if you don't... that's when you will need it!!!!!!!!!!)

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