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Old 03-29-2011, 07:42 AM   #1
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I have an ongoing argument with a buddy about what Pontiac called "snowflake" wheels when they first came out back in the 1970'*. Who can remember for sure what Pontiac called these wheels? Was it "snowflake" or something else?
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There'* a similar wheel that Pontiac also made in the 1970'* that had a tighter pattern that I've always called "honeycomb". How did Pontiac refer to that wheel?
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I had honeycomb on my 78 TA.
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I had honeycomb on my 78 TA.
Well, I'm confused. What did Pontiac call these wheels?
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THOSE are honeycombs....

i HAVE seen references to snowflake wheels as well, and of course the all-too-awesome crosslaces as found on 88-96 grand prixs, third gen trans ams, bonnevilles, etc...
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I had honeycomb on my 78 TA.
That'* called a snowflake rim from a 2nd gen.

This here is a honeycomb rim from a 2nd gen.


For crap and laughs, here is a cross lace rim from a 3rd gen.
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seems i spoke too soon!
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Either way i wish they fit on my car :/
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That'* weird my last pic didn't show up.

This is a crosslace for a 3rd gen.

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