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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Mar 5th, 07, 08:01 PM Thread Starter
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17x9.5 on 80' Z?

can anyone tell me if a 17x9.5 wheel with 5.5 b.s. will fit on a 80' camaro.. Please help, thanks for any responses.
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Re: 17x9.5 on 80' Z?

my 81 has 17 by 9.5 on the back no prob. http://www.cardomain.com/ride/774485

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Re: 17x9.5 on 80' Z?

Yes it will fit, you can run a 285/40/17 tire. If the fender lip is rolled and you bump in the rear seat belt bulge.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Mar 6th, 07, 04:38 PM
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Re: 17x9.5 on 80' Z?

what is the largest you chould go with a 17in rim and 5 b.s. for the front and rear without any mod to the fender well?
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