Picked up a 92 SSP Coupe

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    I recently picked up a 92 Ex Nevada State trooper coupe. It is pretty roached out but has a really nice drivetrain and passes smog. It has an FMS crate longblock with X heads, E cam, rockers, Cobra intake, 24lb injectors, pro-m, and a complete long tube exhaust with cats and 2.5" tailpipes. It's got some other junk too. I got it really cheap. I'm going to play with it for a few months and then sell it. That's what I usually do. Anyway, I love Weld draglites, and drag stars too, but I don't want this new car to be so cookie cutter. A set of big and small draglites are usually one of my first mods. I recently discovered that they make 18x8.5 (5.5" back spacing) draglites (4 lug) and I bought a set. Any thoughts on how they will look? I have the tires already. They are 265/35/18....I hope they fit. The wheels retail for $418 each but I got them for the same price as a regular set. Has anybody seen these on a car? I hope that I didn't waste my money.
     
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    18" draglite?? never heard of such beast. Would kinda defeat the muscle look tthough, being that they couldn't have very meaty tires...
     
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    I don't have the rims yet. I'll post pics when I get them. They are 8.5 wide and the 265's actually will be pretty wide. I'm hoping that they fill the wheel wells out completely. I guess that we will have to wait and see. I'm daring to be different. They could look like crap. Who knows?
     
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    How can it pass smog with all the stuff you listed?
     
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    The heads, intake, and cam are smog legal plus it has hi-flow cats. The only thing that's not really smog legal are the long tubes. The smog guys, at 2 different places, didn't bother to notice. The car passed the sniffer just fine. That's the main reason that I bought it. It also made 271RWHP on a Mustang dyno with 89 octane and 12 degrees of timing. Not too shabby. Anyway, I live in California and I got it registered without having to "pay" for a smog certificate. That's all I'm gonna say about it.