Cadillac
 

Cadillac Forums | Help Us Help You | Advertise | Cadillac Parts | Cadillac News | Cadillac Classifieds

Cadillac Technical Archive | Cadillac Dealers | Cadillac Reviews | Cadillac Dealer Reviews | Cadillac Vendors

Results 1 to 8 of 8

Thread: 19" rwd wheels on awd coupe?

  1. #1
    07cts is offline Cadillac Owners Fanatic
    Automobile(s): 07 cts
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Posts
    100

    19" rwd wheels on awd coupe?

    Considering the purchase of a new 2013 awd coupe Premium which comes with the unsightly 18' polished wheels. Will the 19" f/b OEM wheels (not the V wheels) from the rwd coupe fit with no rev/mile or other issues?


  2. Remove Advertisements
    CadillacForums.com
    Advertisements
     

  3. #2
    arw1510 is offline Cadillac Owners Connoisseur
    Automobile(s): 2004 CTS 3.6, 2004 SRX 4.6 AWD, 2012 CTS 3.6 DI AWD
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    1,229
    I recall seeing on here that the awd coupes with the 19s don't work out well. But hopefully someone with first hand experience can help out

  4. #3
    07cts is offline Cadillac Owners Fanatic
    Automobile(s): 07 cts
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Posts
    100

    Re: 19" rwd wheels on awd coupe?

    .... or what about alternative 18" wheels to replace the crappy ones that come with the AWD?

  5. #4
    gohawks63's Avatar
    gohawks63 is offline Cadillac Owners Connoisseur
    Automobile(s): 2012 Black Diamond CTS-V Coupe
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Age
    54
    Posts
    3,350
    Quote Originally Posted by 07cts
    .... or what about alternative 18" wheels to replace the crappy ones that come with the AWD?
    I stayed with the OEM measurements.

    Katie (the former Cadillac Rep on this site) promised to check with GM engineers to see what could be swapped but I never heard back from her. I just didn't want to take a chance with the AWD system.

    There aren't a lot of options for the OEM measurements (diameter, width and offset).

    Here is a link to an album. These are Lorenzo WL28s.

    Not the best pictures. I need to snap some with my digital SLR. They were all taken on an iPhone. A couple were taken the night I got the wheels while the car was still dirty. The others were taken a couple of days later when I was able to wash it.


    http://opa.cig2.usa.canon.com/s/m/Cu4G7PR8gns

  6. #5
    07cts is offline Cadillac Owners Fanatic
    Automobile(s): 07 cts
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Posts
    100

    Re: 19" rwd wheels on awd coupe?

    I guess I should have said for a white car


    Quote Originally Posted by gohawks63 View Post
    I stayed with the OEM measurements.

    Katie (the former Cadillac Rep on this site) promised to check with GM engineers to see what could be swapped but I never heard back from her. I just didn't want to take a chance with the AWD system.

    There aren't a lot of options for the OEM measurements (diameter, width and offset).

    Here is a link to an album. These are Lorenzo WL28s.

    Not the best pictures. I need to snap some with my digital SLR. They were all taken on an iPhone. A couple were taken the night I got the wheels while the car was still dirty. The others were taken a couple of days later when I was able to wash it.


    http://opa.cig2.usa.canon.com/s/m/Cu4G7PR8gns

  7. #6
    wildman9 is offline Cadillac Owners Member
    Automobile(s): 2009 Cadillac CTS4
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Ontario, Canada
    Posts
    39
    Quote Originally Posted by arw1510
    I recall seeing on here that the awd coupes with the 19s don't work out well. But hopefully someone with first hand experience can help out
    I have a 2009 CTS4 and went with 245/45/19 front and 275/40/19 rear, 2 years ago and no issues. I put snow tires on the stock 18" rims for winter driving and that worked out great.

  8. #7
    07cts is offline Cadillac Owners Fanatic
    Automobile(s): 07 cts
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Posts
    100

    Re: 19" rwd wheels on awd coupe?

    Is that a coupe or sedan?


    Quote Originally Posted by wildman9 View Post
    I have a 2009 CTS4 and went with 245/45/19 front and 275/40/19 rear, 2 years ago and no issues. I put snow tires on the stock 18" rims for winter driving and that worked out great.

  9. #8
    spind is offline Awaiting Email Confirmation
    Automobile(s): 2015 ATS 2.0T AWD Performance
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Ontario, Canada
    Posts
    182
    Quote Originally Posted by 07cts
    Is that a coupe or sedan?
    The coupe was released as a 2011 so it must be a sedan


Bookmarks

Cadillac Posting Rules

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Read about Lincoln | Buick | Kia Forte Forum