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Old May 6th, 09, 07:59 PM
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I will have to check tomorrow, but there big!
I suspected that they would be huge!!! Is that 'Stang gonna be a Pro Street or Strip only??

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Old May 6th, 09, 08:00 PM
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This would be a simular stretch on a 67 or 8 Camaro.Looks very nice good looking work did you make the fill in peices or are they from another quarter..What size Tire is it going to have to need a 6" stretch.I have never stretched a 7or 8 but heard they were a pain.Not to jump your thread but to add to it,heres a pic of the stretch on my 69.I like to see the threads in PS keep us posted on the build Brian...



Sorry, I didn't even see you question , I was looking at your pics.
Thanks for the compliment.

Your stretch looks good.

The fill in peices are from the old quarter skin.
Not sure on the tire size. I will check tomorrow.

They are big though.

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Old May 6th, 09, 08:58 PM
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I suspected that they would be huge!!! Is that 'Stang gonna be a Pro Street or Strip only??

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Strip only.

We are installing VFN doors and Frontend next.
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We are installing VFN doors and Frontend next.
Good luck! I have heard nothing but complaints about there fit and finish hope you have better luck with them.
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Old May 7th, 09, 05:33 AM
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I suspected that they would be huge!!! Is that 'Stang gonna be a Pro Street or Strip only??

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Strip only.
I bet those slicks will be 33"x17"....used on F/C & T/F.

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Old May 8th, 09, 08:02 PM
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Your close they measure 32 x 17.5.
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Old May 8th, 09, 08:08 PM
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Your close they measure 32 x 17.5.
Those slicks should have no problem with traction!! Post more pics when you can, I always enjoy seeing them, Pro Street or dedicated strip cars either one. As always Brian, very impressive work.

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Old May 8th, 09, 08:17 PM
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Very nice metal work Brian keep us posted....
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Old May 8th, 09, 09:05 PM
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So, what's the difference between a stretch and a flare?
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Old May 9th, 09, 10:52 AM
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So, what's the difference between a stretch and a flare?
A stretch is when you enlarge the wheel opening front to back for a taller tire.

A flare would be to add width to the quarter for a wider tire.
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Old May 10th, 09, 10:06 PM
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Ah, I see. Thanks speedfreak.
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Old Oct 27th, 09, 11:36 AM
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Anyone every do this on a 67-68 camaro?
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Old Oct 27th, 09, 12:38 PM
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I have never done a 68 before but I did the 69 that I own. I did it like Dave did above.

The problem with a 67/68 is the opening is round so if you stretched it,, there would be a flat piece ( like the 69 ) across the middle which to me would look funny.

I like the way that Brian ( speedfreak ) did the mustang quarter panel stretch. It is just like a 67/68 camaro quarter panel. He made it look like one big half circle. Very nice indeed.

Harwood does make the fiberglass panels that are glued onto the existing quarterpanel to make a bigger opening. Dont know how long it would last before the fiberglass cracked. I would rather have all metal.
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Old Oct 27th, 09, 02:16 PM
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Welcome back Brian !!!! I guess you've been very busy working on customers cars !!!!!!! Made any progress on your '67 ??????

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Yeah lets see.....
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