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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Dec 13th, 13, 01:47 PM Thread Starter
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69 camaro front suspension

hi, just purchased a 69 camaro and im having trouble with the front tires rubbing the fender wells. a little back round info. the car has 2 inch drop spindles,kyb shocks and 15 X 7 rims with 235/60-15 tires other than that its all stock.now i put on koni shock and seemed to help,i live in the bay area is there a place i can take it to be checked out or if anybody has any info. on what i need to do so it stops that rubbing its scary when the car pulls to one side. thanks,Mark
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Dec 13th, 13, 03:37 PM
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Re: 69 camaro front suspension

Mark,

I have a similar setup with 15x 7 wheels with 235/60-15 tires and Hotchkis 2” drop springs. I had rubbing problems also till I put the 15 x 7 wheels with 4 backspace on. What is your backspace, maybe your wheels are too far towards the outer fenders? I have a 67 and I heard that 69s have even more room in the wheel wells. Check your backspace.

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Re: 69 camaro front suspension

I agree with Brian on the backspacing. I also would consider changing tire size.

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Re: 69 camaro front suspension

Hmmmm.... 2 inch drop spindles don't work very well on these cars
Read... http://pozziracing.com/first_gen_sus...rop%20Spindles

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