C4 Corvette Wheel/Rim Guide

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The C4 Corvette generation included turbine, sawblade and A-Mold style wheels. The Crew at Corvette Salvage wrote this guide to reflect the wheel/rim changes from 1984 to 1996 Corvette models.

1984 Corvette Wheels | 1985 Corvette Wheels | 1986 Corvette Wheels | 1987 Corvette Wheels | 1988 Corvette Wheels | 1989 Corvette Wheels | 1990 Corvette Wheels | 1991 Corvette Wheels | 1992 Corvette Wheels | 1993 Corvette Wheels | 1994 Corvette Wheels | 1995 Corvette Wheels | 1996 Corvette Wheels

1984 Corvette Wheels

This is a turbine style, often referred to as salad shooter, wheel. The inside surface of the turbine blades and the center section of the wheel are painted glossy black. The aluminum casting does not shine much when it is polished.

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1984 Corvette1984 Standard1984 with Z51 Suspension Package
Front Wheel Size16″ x 8.5″16″ x 8.5″
Front Offset+32mm+32mm
Front Tire255/50VR-16255/50VR-16
Rear Wheel Size16″ x 8.5″16″ x 9.5″
Rear Offset+32mm+38mm
Rear Tire Size255/50VR-16255/50VR-16
Factory Tire BrandGoodyear Eagle VRGoodyear Eagle VR

1985 Corvette Wheels

This is a turbine style, often referred to as salad shooter, wheel. The inside surface of the turbine blades and the center section of the wheel are painted glossy black. The aluminum casting does not shine much when it is polished.

14069517
1985 Corvette1985 Standard1985 with Z51 Suspension Package
Front Wheel Size16″ x 8.5″16″ x 9.5″
Front Offset+32mm+38mm
Front Tire255/50VR-16255/50VR-16
Rear Wheel Size16″ x 8.5″16″ x 9.5″
Rear Offset+32mm+38mm
Rear Tire Size255/50VR-16255/50VR-16
Factory Tire BrandGoodyear Eagle VRGoodyear Eagle VR

1986 Corvette Wheels

This is a turbine style, often referred to as salad shooter, wheel. The inside surface of the turbine blades are painted glossy gray. The center section of the wheel is not painted. The hub cover has a machined finish. The aluminum casting can be polished to a high luster.

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1986 Corvette1986 Standard1986 with Z51 Suspension Package
Front Wheel Size16″ x 8.5″16″ x 9.5″
Front Offset+32mm+38mm
Front Tire255/50VR-16255/50VR-16
Rear Wheel Size16″ x 8.5″16″ x 9.5″
Rear Offset+32mm+38mm
Rear Tire Size255/50VR-16255/50VR-16
Factory Tire BrandGoodyear Eagle VRGoodyear Eagle VR

1987 Corvette Wheels

This is a turbine style, often referred to as salad shooter, wheel. The inside surface of the turbine blades are painted glossy gray. The center section of the wheel is painted gray. The hub cover has a machined finish. The aluminum casting can be polished to a high luster.

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1987 Corvette1987 Standard1987 with Z51 Suspension Package
Front Wheel Size16″ x 8.5″16″ x 9.5″
Front Offset+32mm+38mm
Front Tire255/50VR-16255/50VR-16
Rear Wheel Size16″ x 8.5″16″ x 9.5″
Rear Offset+32mm+38mm
Rear Tire Size255/50VR-16255/50VR-16
Factory Tire BrandGoodyear Eagle VRGoodyear Eagle VR

1988 Corvette Wheels

1988 Corvette (1 of 2)1988 Standard1988 with Z51/Z52 Suspension Package
Front/Rear Wheel Picture1008968310117701
DescriptionThis is a razor style wheel with a complete machined finish.This is a salad shooter style wheel with a complete machined finish. It has a center locking cover.
Front Wheel Size16″ x 8.5″17″ x 9.5″
Front Offset+50mm+56mm
Front Tire255/50VR-16275/40ZR-17
Rear Wheel Size16″ x 8.5″17″ x 9.5″
Rear Offset+50mm+56mm
Rear Tire Size255/50VR-16275/40ZR-17
Factory Tire BrandGoodyear Eagle VRGoodyear Eagle ZR
1988 Corvette (2 of 2)1988 35th Anniversary1988 Callaway
Front/Rear Wheel PictureDCS Placeholder Image
DescriptionThis is a turbine style, often referred to as salad shooter, wheel. The surface of the turbine blades, center section and hub cover are painted white.This is a casted magnesium alloy DYMAG Generation 1 wheel.
Front Wheel Size17″ x 9.5″17″ x 9.5″
Front Offset+56mm+56mm
Front Tire275/40ZR-17275/40ZR-17
Rear Wheel Size17″ x 9.5″17″ x 9.5″
Rear Offset+56mm+56mm
Rear Tire Size275/40ZR-17275/40ZR-17
Factory Tire BrandGoodyear Eagle ZRGoodyear Eagle ZR40

1989 Corvette Wheels

1989 Corvette1989 Standard / 1989 with Z51 Suspension Package1989 Callaway
Front/Rear Wheel Picture10117701DCS Placeholder Image
DescriptionThis is a salad shooter style wheel with a complete machined finish. It has a center locking cover.This is a casted magnesium alloy DYMAG Generation 1 wheel.
Front Wheel Size17″ x 9.5″17″ x 9.5″
Front Offset+56mm+56mm
Front Tire275/40ZR-17275/40ZR-17
Rear Wheel Size17″ x 9.5″17″ x 9.5″
Rear Offset+56mm+56mm
Rear Tire Size275/40ZR-17275/40ZR-17
Factory Tire BrandGoodyear Eagle ZRGoodyear Eagle ZR40

1990 Corvette Wheels

1990 Corvette (1 of 2)1990 Standard / 1990 with Z51 Suspension Package1990 ZR-1
Front Wheel Picture1014799010117701
DescriptionThis is a salad shooter style wheel with a complete, machined finish. This is the same design as the 1989 wheel but it does not have the center locking cover.This is a salad shooter style wheel with a complete, machined finish. This is the same design as the 1989 wheel but it does not have the center locking cover.
Front Wheel Size17″ x 9.5″17″ x 9.5″
Front Offset+56mm+56mm
Front Tire275/40ZR-17275/40ZR-17
Rear Wheel Picture10147990
Rear Wheel Size17″ x 9.5″17″ x 11″
Rear Offset+56mm+36mm
Rear Tire Size275/40ZR-17315/35ZR-17
Factory Tire BrandGoodyear Eagle ZRGoodyear Eagle ZR40
1990 Corvette (2 of 2)1990 Callaway
Front/Rear Wheel PictureDCS Placeholder Image
DescriptionThis is a casted magnesium alloy DYMAG Generation 1 wheel.
Front Wheel Size17″ x 9.5″
Front Offset+56mm
Front Tire275/40ZR-17
Rear Wheel Size17″ x 9.5″
Rear Offset+56mm
Rear Tire Size275/40ZR-17
Factory Tire BrandGoodyear Eagle ZR40

1991 Corvette Wheels

1991 Corvette (1 of 2)1991 Standard / 1991 with Z51 Suspension Package1991 ZR-1
Front Wheel Picture
DescriptionThis is a saw blade style wheel with a painted finish and a machine-finished lip.This is a saw blade style wheel with a painted finish and a machine-finished lip.
Front Wheel Size17″ x 9.5″17″ x 9.5″
Front Offset+56mm+56mm
Front Tire275/40ZR-17275/40ZR-17
Rear Wheel Picture
Rear Wheel Size17″ x 9.5″17″ x 11″
Rear Offset+56mm+36mm
Rear Tire Size275/40ZR-17315/35ZR-17
Factory Tire BrandGoodyear Eagle GatorbacksGoodyear Eagle Gatorbacks
1991 Corvette (2 of 2)1991 Callaway
Front/Rear Wheel PictureDCS Placeholder Image
DescriptionThis is a casted magnesium alloy DYMAG Generation 1 wheel.
Front Wheel Size17″ x 9.5″
Front Offset+56mm
Front Tire275/40ZR-17
Rear Wheel Size17″ x 9.5″
Rear Offset+56mm
Rear Tire Size275/40ZR-17
Factory Tire BrandGoodyear Eagle ZR40

1992 Corvette Wheels

1992 Corvette1992 Standard / 1992 with Z07 Suspension Package1992 ZR-1
Front Wheel Picture
DescriptionThis is a saw blade style wheel with a painted finish and a machine-finished lip.This is a saw blade style wheel with a painted finish and a machine-finished lip.
Front Wheel Size17″ x 9.5″17″ x 9.5″
Front Offset+56mm+56mm
Front Tire275/40ZR-17275/40ZR-17
Rear Wheel Picture
Rear Wheel Size17″ x 9.5″17″ x 11″
Rear Offset+56mm+36mm
Rear Tire Size275/40ZR-17315/35ZR-17
Factory Tire BrandGoodyear Eagle GS-CGoodyear Eagle GS-C

1993 Corvette Wheels

1993 Corvette (1 of 2)1993 Standard1993 with Z07 Suspension Package
Front Wheel Picture10180879, 1252035810180881
DescriptionThis is a saw blade style wheel with a machined finish.This is a saw blade style wheel with a machined finish.
Front Wheel Size17″ x 8.5″17″ x 9.5″
Front Offset+56mm+56mm
Front Tire255/45ZR-17275/40ZR-17
Rear Wheel Picture10180881
Rear Wheel Size17″ x 9.5″17″ x 9.5″
Rear Offset+56mm+56mm
Rear Tire Size285/40ZR-17275/40ZR-17
Factory Tire BrandGoodyear Eagle GS-CGoodyear Eagle GS-C
1993 Corvette (2 of 2)1993 ZR-11993 40th Anniversary
Front Wheel Picture10180879, 1252035810180879, 12520358
DescriptionThis is a saw blade style wheel with a machined finish.This is the same saw blade style wheel as the 1993 Standard model. A ruby red center center cap was applied to the 40th Anniversary wheels.
Front Wheel Size17″ x 9.5″17″ x 8.5″
Front Offset+56mm+56mm
Front Tire275/40ZR-17255/45ZR-17
Rear Wheel Picture10180883, 1252035610180881
Rear Wheel Size17″ x 11″17″ x 9.5″
Rear Offset+36mm+56mm
Rear Tire Size315/35ZR-17285/40ZR-17
Factory Tire BrandGoodyear Eagle GS-CGoodyear Eagle GS-C

1994 Corvette Wheels

1994 Corvette (1 of 2)1994 Standard1994 with Z07 Suspension Package
Front Wheel Picture10180879, 1252035810180881
DescriptionThis is a saw blade style wheel with a machined finish.This is a saw blade style wheel with a machined finish.
Front Wheel Size17″ x 8.5″17″ x 9.5″
Front Offset+56mm+56mm
Front Tire255/45ZR-17275/40ZR-17
Rear Wheel Picture10180881
Rear Wheel Size17″ x 9.5″17″ x 11″
Rear Offset+56mm+56mm
Rear Tire Size285/40ZR-17275/40ZR-17
Factory Tire BrandGoodyear Eagle GS-CGoodyear Eagle GS-C
1994 Corvette (2 of 2)1994 ZR-1
Front Wheel Picture10214046, 12512905
DescriptionThis is an A-Mold style wheel painted argent gray.
Front Wheel Size17″ x 9.5″
Front Offset+56mm
Front Tire275/40ZR-17
Rear Wheel Picture10214047, 12361446, 12512904
Rear Wheel Size17″ x 11″
Rear Offset+36mm
Rear Tire Size315/35ZR-17
Factory Tire BrandGoodyear Eagle GS-C

1995 Corvette Wheels

1995 Corvette (1 of 2)1995 Standard1995 with Z07 Suspension Package
Front Wheel Picture10180879, 1252035810180881
DescriptionThis is a saw blade style wheel with a machined finish.This is a saw blade style wheel with a machined finish.
Front Wheel Size17″ x 8.5″17″ x 9.5″
Front Offset+56mm+56mm
Front Tire255/45ZR-17275/40ZR-17
Rear Wheel Picture1018088110180881
Rear Wheel Size17″ x 9.5″17″ x 9.5″
Rear Offset+56mm+56mm
Rear Tire Size285/40ZR-17275/40ZR-17
Factory Tire BrandGoodyear Eagle GS-CGoodyear Eagle GS-C
1995 Corvette (2 of 2)1995 Pace Car1995 ZR-1
Front Wheel Picture10214046, 1251290510214046, 12512905
DescriptionThis is an A-Mold style wheel painted argent gray.This is an A-Mold style wheel painted argent gray.
Front Wheel Size17″ x 9.5″17″ x 9.5″
Front Offset+56mm+56mm
Front Tire275/40ZR-17275/40ZR-17
Rear Wheel Picture10214046, 1251290510214047, 12361446, 12512904
Rear Wheel Size17″ x 9.5″17″ x 11″
Rear Offset+56mm+36mm
Rear Tire Size275/40ZR-17315/35ZR-17
Factory Tire BrandGoodyear Eagle GS-CGoodyear Eagle GS-C

1996 Corvette Wheels

1996 Corvette (1 of 3)1996 Standard1996 with Z51 Suspension Package
Front Wheel Picture10180879, 1252035810180881
DescriptionThis is a saw blade style wheel with a machined finish.This is a saw blade style wheel with a machined finish.
Front Wheel Size17″ x 8.5″17″ x 9.5″
Front Offset+56mm+56mm
Front Tire255/45ZR-17275/40ZR-17
Rear Wheel Picture1018088110180881
Rear Wheel Size17″ x 9.5″17″ x 9.5″
Rear Offset+56mm+56mm
Rear Tire Size285/40ZR-17275/40ZR-17
Factory Tire BrandGoodyear Eagle GS-CGoodyear Eagle GS-C
1996 Corvette (2 of 3)1996 Collector’s Edition1996 Collector’s Edition with Z51 Suspension Package
Front Wheel Picture10180879, 1252035810180881
DescriptionThis is an A-Mold style wheel painted argent gray.This is an A-Mold style wheel painted argent gray.
Front Wheel Size17″ x 8.5″17″ x 9.5″
Front Offset+56mm+56mm
Front Tire255/45ZR-17275/40ZR-17
Rear Wheel Picture1018088110180881
Rear Wheel Size17″ x 9.5″17″ x 9.5″
Rear Offset+56mm+56mm
Rear Tire Size285/40ZR-17275/40ZR-17
Factory Tire BrandGoodyear Eagle GS-CGoodyear Eagle GS-C
1996 Corvette (3 of 3)1996 Grand Sport Coupe1996 Grand Sport Convertible
Front Wheel Picture9592379, 09592379, 1236144710180881
DescriptionThis is an A-Mold style wheel painted black with a polished tip.This is an A-Mold style wheel painted black with a polished tip.
Front Wheel Size17″ x 9.5″17″ x 8.5″
Front Offset+56mm+56mm
Front Tire275/40ZR-17255/40ZR-17
Rear Wheel Picture9592380, 09592380, 123614469592379, 09592379, 12361447
Rear Wheel Size17″ x 11″17″ x 9.5″
Rear Offset+50mm+56mm
Rear Tire Size315/35ZR-17285/40ZR-17
Factory Tire BrandGoodyear Eagle GS-CGoodyear Eagle GS-C

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