Jump to content
Forums Gone... but not forgotten!
Pontiac of the Month

JAH11's 1968 GTO

2024 June
of the Month

  • Rev up your passion for Pontiacs and join our vibrant community of enthusiasts!

    Whether you're a die-hard fan of classic muscle cars or you've got a soft spot for sleek modern models, you've found your home here at Forever Pontiac. Our community is dedicated to celebrating everything Pontiac, from the iconic GTO to the legendary Firebird and everything in between.

    Unlock access to expert advice, stunning photo galleries, engaging discussions, exclusive events, and more!

    Start your Pontiac journey with us today!

    Sign up now! 🏁

I am a little confused


Recommended Posts

Does anyone know the reasoning why some of the G5s and Cobalts are 4 lug rims and others are 5 lug? It almost seems random to me. Some 4 doors are and are not, some of the 2 doors are not but all of the SSs are 5 lug rims.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Tired of these Ads? Register Today!

  • Founders

Seems like GM trying to do something with the lines of the G5 and Cobalts. More expensive models get 5 lugs, less expensive 4. Only reasoning I can put to what you said lol.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

(coupes or sedans) SS TC or SS appearance pk & or the rim 18" rim pk. All 3 have the 18" rims and require 5 lug. :agreed:

rimrefin5.jpg

sccp_0807_02_z%202008_chevy_cobalt_ss%20wheels.jpg

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Seems like GM trying to do something with the lines of the G5 and Cobalts. More expensive models get 5 lugs, less expensive 4. Only reasoning I can put to what you said lol.

this^ not sure why they did but they did..

Link to comment
Share on other sites

That's easy, it depends on it's motor.

All LE5 equipped Cobalts, whether it's a base or SS has the five lug hubs. While all L61 equipped Cobalts use the four lug pattern.

And of course, the Supercharged and Turbocharged Cobalts have five lug hubs.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

The only thing the SS shares alot less than you might think with the base model.

Different engine, tranny, brakes, suspension, wheels, ground effects, exhaust system, different seats, different interior pieces, different stereo, different guages, the pillar pod is different, different shifter

I love my SS though, I yearn to race it vs the TTA

Link to comment
Share on other sites

The only thing the SS shares alot less than you might think with the base model.

Different engine, tranny, brakes, suspension, wheels, ground effects, exhaust system, different seats, different interior pieces, different stereo, different guages, the pillar pod is different, different shifter

I love my SS though, I yearn to race it vs the TTA

You can get an LE5 equipped SS, and they came with the usual SS appearence package, seats, interior bits, brakes (older SS's) the fancy stereo etc etc. Just the stiffer suspension, boosted motors and Getrag 5 speed on the real SS models.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Tired of these Ads? Purchase Enhanced Membership today to remove them!
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.