YearOne Announces 15- and 17-inch Bandit Snowflake Wheels for Classic Firebird

YearOne MuscleCars, a leader in restoration and performance parts for classic American muscle cars, has made a name for themselves with their retro line of wheels for the last fifteen years. Like the company itself, the first reproduction wheel they offered was for the Pontiac Firebird/Trans Am.

Initially releasing a 18- and 19-inch version in billet, they followed up with it, and expanded the line, with aluminum 17-inch Snowflakes that was essentially a modern-sized WS6 Snowflake wheels, as seen on the ’78-81 WS6 Trans Am.

For years, there has been requests from Trans Am owners looking for  reproduction 15-inch, and larger Snowflake wheels for those that prefer the non-WS6, flush Snowflakes seen on ’77-81 Trans Ams, made famous by the ’77 Trans Am movie car depicted in Smokey and the Bandit.

Official Release:

Set of 4 17 x 9 Bandit Snowflake wheels (Not WS6) with gold inserts and 5-1/8″ Backspacing or +3 mm Offset. Use QJ39BS for lug nuts.

17″ X 9″ version of the “Bandit Snowflake” wheel that came on 1977-1981 Trans Am models. Gold painted recesses and gloss clear coat. Accepts original style center caps. These also feature a 5-1/8″ backspacing.

Due to the custom nature of these wheels, they are NON-RETURNABLE if tires have been mounted on them. Due to all of the varying tolerances on each car you must measure to make sure that these will fit before you order.

Original fitment test done with 275/40-17 BF Goodrich G-Force T/A-KDW tires.

Click Here to View Pictures of Our Snowflake Wheels


  • Aluminum construction
  • OEM looks, modern sizes
  • Modern sizing = more tire options
  • Wider for more traction, taller for better handling
  • Taller diameter wheels allow for larger brake kits

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