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Old 12-26-2009, 07:42 AM   #21
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After doing a lot of research on those wheels, I found most likely those are the Mille Miglia EVO 5'*, but apparently, they went out of business and the name of the wheels changed to Special Edition KV5'*

I've looked all over and can't find a 19" silver set. On the 1010 site, they have them, but not the correct bolt pattern which is 5/115.
I did find a set on the tiretrends.com. I've emailed them 3 times now with no response.

Guess I'll have to keep an eye out on a used set.

You have any pics of them on your BV? Like to see some pics that weren't professionally taken and on any color but the gray (thanks)
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I'm telling you, get them in 20" and not 19". The price difference from a 19 to a 20 when buying a set of tires is amazing. 20 is such a common size now a days that the tires are almost the cheapest you can find. 17'* and 19'* now are really UNcommon.
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Mouse is right. Only one con point to be considered is, the bigger the wheel, the less the rubber, the stiffer the ride, and quicker the suspension wears. When you get down to "rubber bands" for tires it happens fast. And a progressive action as you go up the wheel size and down the tire size scale.
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20'* on our car really doesn't require a "rubber band" tire. the 245/35(0) you put on them isn't that bad. I had a 06 Monte with 20s on it and it'* a much heavier car WITHOUT air suspension and it felt fine. Wasn't harsh at all.

That'* the main reason I plan on upgrading to 20s for my car, and that it will make it look that much better as well.
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The 5x114.3'* will work. More than likely a company will not make 5x115 and 5x114.3.
Mille did make them in 5x115... thats what mine where in 18' but for my old 94 bonneville.
I bought 20'* for my 03 at Belle Tire and they did a search for 5x114.3 telling me that they will work fine.
Some ppl won't run them, but I did for about 2 yrs with no issues whatsoever.
I ran a 235/40/20 tire and it was actually a pretty smooth ride.

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That looks soooo nice


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The 5x114.3'* will work. More than likely a company will not make 5x115 and 5x114.3.
Mille did make them in 5x115... thats what mine where in 18' but for my old 94 bonneville.
I bought 20'* for my 03 at Belle Tire and they did a search for 5x114.3 telling me that they will work fine.
Some ppl won't run them, but I did for about 2 yrs with no issues whatsoever.
I ran a 235/40/20 tire and it was actually a pretty smooth ride.
Thanks for the info. I'll definitely look into it. I guess the difference is only .7 overall diameter which is not alot at all.

Your BV does look sharp though!!!!!!

Appreciate you posting pics!

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Some will warn against using 5x114.3, but I also have had no trouble running this pattern on my Bonneville for over 2yrs. Just like any wheel, proper torque will save you any headaches.
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Well the only thing about that isn't getting good and tight its bending or breaking wheel studs
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wow, what color was the Concept GXP. I may paint my car that color..
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