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So I have been looking through the forums and I can't find an exact answer. My SS didn't come with the full size spare, but I would like one for a decent price. I don't care what the wheel looks like as long as I can fit it on the front and the rear on my 2014 SS (with CTS-V rear brake caliper/rotor upgrade). My plan is to have something better than a donut while avoiding the price of an Alcoa Wheel. I would only use it to get me home so I can then get a new tire for the regular wheel. Looks do not matter just functionality. I am lowered on Eibachs so my biggest concern is the offset that can fit both and not rub. Also a good tire size for both would help. Remember this is temporary so as long as it gets me home I don't care if it is not perfect.

Size:19x9.5
Offset:45mm
Backspacing:6.97"
Bolt Pattern:5-120
Rec. Tire Size:275/35-19

I found one with these specs above do you guys think this will work all around?
Just came across this thread and I was able to find this page for the OEM GM spare based on your model. Here's the page with the part number for reference https://www.gmpartsprime.com/oem/gm-wheel_alloy-92457030.html
 

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Is there a cheaper *NEW wheel to be found? YES NEW ....Needs to be 20" wheel and obviously need to fit SS and clear front calipers. I am at $154 for SS replica(camaro).

https://www.discounttiredirect.com/buy-wheels/wheel-replicas-camaro-ss/p/67439

Don't care about looks just function but want NEW. There is another on DTD website for $143 but it is 10" wide rather stick in the 9 or 8.5 for spare.

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Hi Tony, why do you need it to be 20 inch? It limits your options and increases the cost of your tire (which may exceed the cost of your wheel). Higher aspect ratio tires are generally less expensive and more resistant to road hazard (which you need when you no longer have a spare in the trunk). You would be using it as a temporary spare so limit handling and braking is not a major consideration. You just need to choose the right aspect ratio to keep the rolling radius (revolutions per mile) as close as possible to your regular rears.
Think of the total cost of the kit, not just the wheel. Here is my solution: https://www.ssforums.com/forum/wheels-tires-suspension/171714-cheapest-spare-wheel-2.html#post3471359
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YEAH i need a 20" wheel.....WHY you ask? because I bought 5 brand new wheels (aftermarket) and 1 of them cracked, wheel is NLA so i need a replacement for spare..... I have a brand new 20" tire that was on my spare, but that wheel is now being used, because of the crack.......So it would appear, cause i feel like I am a pretty good search monster that a brand new Camaro SS replica at $145 is about as cheap as it gets....
 

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a year later....

You can use a PPV rim, but they are heavy (32 pounds with no tire).
not exactly unless ??? :devil
Yes a PPV wheel (18x8 +42) will clear Brembo 4-piston brakes, not certain about front 6-piston (the Hendrick PPV with LS7 & Baer 6-pot brakes runs OE PPV wheels, FWIW).

I think where CB was headed with this at the time is whether D1474 (front) pads in any variant can be used with the 18" wheel and the answer is probably "no", at least without a massage of pad dampers.

Stock PPV tire diameter (235/50-18) is larger than SS, but a ball-park size match for SS tire diameters is easy enough--245/45 most likely.

Cheapest option? A good used PPV wheel is probably $50. Good enough?

Yes, we've wrestled with this in the past:
https://www.ssforums.com/forum/393002-post6.html
https://www.ssforums.com/forum/wheels-tires-suspension/31841-2014-caprice-ppv-steel-wheels.html
 

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YEAH i need a 20" wheel.....WHY you ask? because I bought 5 brand new wheels (aftermarket) and 1 of them cracked, wheel is NLA so i need a replacement for spare..... I have a brand new 20" tire that was on my spare, but that wheel is now being used, because of the crack.......So it would appear, cause i feel like I am a pretty good search monster that a brand new Camaro SS replica at $145 is about as cheap as it gets....
#1 Reason that I stay away from aftermarket rims.


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Got it! Cracked is worse than bent... :-(
 
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