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Mega
05-14-2010, 11:18 PM
Considering a set of reproduction Minilite wheels for my 4th gen (1989) Celica.
Has anyone here run a set of these?

http://www.ewilkins.com/wilko/pics/Minilite.jpg

Shadowlife25
05-15-2010, 01:40 AM
Not that I have seen personally.

Listing the specs and a link to the manufacturer site may help you get some answers.

pinoyGT4
05-16-2010, 12:41 PM
hmm.. did it come with larger that 14's? hehe!

rota came out with banana type wheels also.. try to search for it..

its called Rota RB.. but dont use it for racing though.. hehehe!

Mega
05-16-2010, 05:27 PM
There are other manufacturers who make Minilite replica and Minilite type wheels.
Superlite has them as small as 10", and yes, they have 13's too.
http://www.superlite-wheels.com/wheelpage.asp?cat=1

I've seen the Rota wheels and they do come in 13, but they are 8" wide!

Dunno... I've always liked the Minilites ever since I first saw them on Roger Penske's Trans Am Camaro back in the day.
I just thought they would look cool on the Celica.

andy
05-16-2010, 05:47 PM
what about these

http://www.amazon.com/Konig-Rewind-Machined-Graphite-Quantity/dp/B002HLPQOA

Mega
05-16-2010, 09:24 PM
what about these

http://www.amazon.com/Konig-Rewind-Machined-Graphite-Quantity/dp/B002HLPQOA

That is the style I was going for, but I don't think that 14x7's would fit.
Has anyone here put 14's on a 4th gen Celica?



rota came out with banana type wheels also.. try to search for it..


There are some Rotas on FleaBay. 13x8 though.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/13-ROTA-RB-SILVER-RIMS-WHEELS-13x8-4-4x114-3-/260571373263?cmd=ViewItem&pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item3cab439ecf#ht_3046wt_653

Murgatroy
05-16-2010, 09:36 PM
The 4th Gen came stock with 13" wheels. I don't see why a 14x7 with proper offset (~38-40mm) would not fit.

I am running 17x7 with 38mm offset on my 4th Gen.

Mega
05-16-2010, 10:23 PM
The 4th Gen came stock with 13" wheels. I don't see why a 14x7 with proper offset (~38-40mm) would not fit.

I am running 17x7 with 38mm offset on my 4th Gen.

That is the kind of information that makes me a supporter.
Thanks!!

Back to looking...

Shadowlife25
05-16-2010, 10:36 PM
I am also running a 17x7 -38

Mega
05-16-2010, 11:14 PM
I am also running a 17x7 -38

That opens up my options to 15's as well.
Lots of Minilite reproduction wheels are available in 15's.

BTW - What size tires are you guys running on those 17's?

Grot
05-16-2010, 11:54 PM
should be 205-50(55)-17

Murgatroy
05-17-2010, 12:18 AM
205/40/17 and 215/40/17 on my 5th gen.

205/(50/55)/17 would be way off with too tall of a sidewall.

Mega
05-17-2010, 12:50 AM
It looks like 14x6 and 15x6 are both a possibility.
Now to determine what tire would be best...

http://62.73.174.140/~minlte06/dynamic_images/g_10_l.jpg

http://62.73.174.140/~minlte06/dynamic_images/g_12_l.jpg

http://62.73.174.140/~minlte06/dynamic_images/g_21_l.jpg