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Anyone have any pictures of custom wheels installed on their ATS? Looking for something other than these silly 17" wheels. Anyone good online retailers out there? Anyone have any measurements that gave them max width and height? The 18" from the factory look really nice.
 

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I've come to find out there are not many if any tuners on the ATS forums, but I am one and I can help you. Because the bolt pattern is an obsolete 5 X 115 (thanks Cadillac, real smart of you ~ sarcasm) and no one uses that bolt pattern any longer no (reputable) aftermarket wheel manufactures stock wheels in that pattern. TSW does carry a few styles in that pattern but they are not specific to the ATS so they are likely not hub centric and may not clear your brake kit of you have the Brembos in the front. So you are going to have to work with a retailer that has direct connections with the wheel companies and get something custom made. I reached out to D3 Cadillac and they got me wheels. I ended up getting Rays like what they used on the D3 ATS simply because I was not willing to go after one off custom forged wheels at $1600 a piece like I had to with my Lexus IS-F (bought that very early in its production before there was a market for wheels for that car too). D3 said they can get wheels made for the ATS now that they have the dimensions to give to the manufactures. I went with the Rays 57 Xtremes because they look amazing on the D3 ATS, are a high quality wheel, and fit with my plan for the car. I put 19 x 8.5 on the front and 19 x 9.5 on the rear. Got my tracking numbers on Friday and should be here this week. The team at D3 are great and Ro who helped me with the order was amazing to work with. He also set me up with Toyo's and preinstalled TPMS for a great price. Now I am patiently waiting for D3 or H&R to put out a suspension product... Send me a PM if interested and I will send you his contact info
 

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I thought D3 already had C/Os for the ATS?


I wonder if Alufelgen would make us some wheels? They are relatively new and did great things in the BMW community.
 

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I thought D3 already had C/Os for the ATS?


I was told they are still "in development" and should be available at the end of January. Springs are further down the road "...maybe February". I personally want to stay away from coils because they require the module to override the suspension controls when the car is in "sport mode". A set of fairly aggressive springs will suit me just fine. Just not a fan of over-ride modules or error codes on performance cars with stock EDC's. Eibach's webpage shows "in development" for springs for the ATS, never been a fan of Eibach, drops are too minimal.
 

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hood101010 said:
I thought D3 already had C/Os for the ATS?

I was told they are still "in development" and should be available at the end of January. Springs are further down the road "...maybe February". I personally want to stay away from coils because they require the module to override the suspension controls when the car is in "sport mode". A set of fairly aggressive springs will suit me just fine. Just not a fan of over-ride modules or error codes on performance cars with stock EDC's. Eibach's webpage shows "in development" for springs for the ATS, never been a fan of Eibach, drops are too minimal.
Gotcha about coils, I would agree. The Eibachs might ok with me as I don't need a huge drop and like that the spring rates typically are close to stock. Thanks for the info.
 

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I really don't want to lower a car again, (did my mazda 3) I think its just causes too many problems..will the 18' or even 19' after-markets look good on the ATS without lowering in your opinions?
 

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I really don't want to lower a car again, (did my mazda 3) I think its just causes too many problems..will the 18' or even 19' after-markets look good on the ATS without lowering in your opinions?
I really don't want to either, but... Overall I think it looks good with 19's.
 

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I saw an ATS at the dealer with the black version of the 19" option wheels and they actually looked pretty good. The wheel gap is still huge IMO. Ive always lowered my cars, wheel gap drives me nuts. But they did look good.
 

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I saw an ATS at the dealer with the black version of the 19" option wheels and they actually looked pretty good. The wheel gap is still huge IMO. Ive always lowered my cars, wheel gap drives me nuts. But they did look good.
Why didn't GM offer a black version rims for the ATS?
 

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Those wheels pictured above are available in 3 finishes and gloss black is one of them.
 

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Thanks for the information but those wheels most likely won't fit. You can't just go by the bolt pattern. You must look at offsets and hubcentricity for proper fitment. For 8" wheel widths we are looking for offsets of about ET 42. We have odd ball size wheels like hood indicated in post #2, that requires sticking to OEM ATS wheels or custom wheels. Tirerack has some available, but most of them are ugly and not much to choose from.
 

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This drives me nuts. Why did they choose an odd bolt pattern? Make it so European owners can easily pop their custom wheels off and fit them on the ATS. That's how you take their market share.
 

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A word of warning. Without knowing the offsets on rims made for other cars you run the risk of the fronts hitting your brake calipers if you have the Brembos. The hub diameter also comes into play. You may need to get hub centric rings to avoid high speed wobble.
 

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I'm gonna get shot for this on this forum I'm sure but....

114.7 bolt pattern is extremely popular, and shouldn't cause issue
 
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