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348 Original Chrome Wheels???

Discussion in '348/355' started by sweetspotav, Jul 24, 2005.

  1. sweetspotav

    sweetspotav Karting

    Nov 21, 2004
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    Florida
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    John Cawley
    I bought my '90 348ts with aftermarket wheels on it. I am trying to get the car back to original condition for car shows and I have seen some chrome 348 wheels. Was this a factory option or did some owners take the factory rims and have them chromed. I am trying to keep my car as original as possible. Thanks in advance for all your help.
     
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  3. Miltonian

    Miltonian F1 Veteran

    Dec 11, 2002
    5,960
    Milton, Wash.
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    Jeff B.
    My 1990 348ts had chromed wheels on it when I bought it in 2000. I have never seen anything that would indicate that chrome wheels were a factory option, just something that the owner had done on his own. Personally, I would rather have unchromed wheels, but I don't think it's a big deal, since I don't use it as a show car. Some people like them, some people hate them, some people don't care.
     
  4. Rollers

    Rollers Karting

    Apr 29, 2005
    74
    S.W. Fla
    We have seen seveeral 348's with the chrome wheels. They were factory. As a matter of fact we just upgraded our 3.2 mondial to a set of the Chrome 348 17" rims.... looks amazing...... only bad part..... getting the 355 bolts...OUCH!
     
  5. Llenroc

    Llenroc F1 Rookie
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    Jun 9, 2004
    3,299
    Colorado
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    Vern
    I'm fairly sure that chrome 348 wheels were all dealer/customer done not factory. My 93SS had chrome wheels and a receipt for the chroming(not factory). I checked the parts book on the 348 and don't see a no. for anything but the standard wheel. Regards, Vern
     

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