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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Jul 31st, 09, 05:38 AM Thread Starter
 
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Need help on wheel prob.

I am almost there, and the last thing to do was to get wheels/tires. I tried 17" x 8" rims with 4.25 offset and the fronts rubbed on the edges really bad. I had droped the front 2" and the rear 1 1/2". Maybe I went too low on the front. What will work on my front for a 69 covert? The rim tire guy wants to go to a smaller wheel and I am thinking it is the offset......after she is done I promise to post photos of my 9 yr project,thanks.
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Re: Need help on wheel prob.

4.75 backspace is ideal for fronts. ...Keep the 17s .

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Jul 31st, 09, 09:59 AM
 
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Re: Need help on wheel prob.

You didn't go to low . 4.75 on a 8 inch wheel will work but close if you have to order new wheels any way I would run a 4.50 backspace on a 7 inch wheel then there are no problems . good luck !
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You didn't go to low . 4.75 on a 8 inch wheel will work but close if you have to order new wheels any way I would run a 4.50 backspace on a 7 inch wheel then there are no problems . good luck !
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