Wheel Bolt circle - Team Camaro Tech
Wheels & Tires What fits what?

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Jul 27th, 10, 03:49 PM Thread Starter
Senior Tech
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 350
Wheel Bolt circle

This is driving me crazy!
I keep seeing 5x4-3/4" & 5x4-1/2"
What is the wheel bolt pattern or circle for a 1969 Camaro 12-bolt rear end?


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
camaro434 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old Jul 27th, 10, 04:40 PM
Senior Tech
mike
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: kamloops ,bc
Posts: 198
Re: Wheel Bolt circle

5 on 4 3/4 at least thats what my 67&6810 bolt rear is...5 on4 1/2 is a ford thing i think ...
kamloops67 is offline  
post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old Jul 27th, 10, 04:42 PM
Gold Lifetime Member
John
 
Vintage 68's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Moraga,Ca.,USA
Posts: 13,705
Thumbs up Re: Wheel Bolt circle

Almost all mid-sized GM (Camaro, Chevelle, Corvette, some ChevyII/Nova) were 5 X 4 3/4" (5 lug on a 4.750" circle ...)
Same 4 3/4" pattern for most 10 (8.2~8.5") and 'car' 12-bolts.
Most mid~full size Ford (and most trailer patterns) are 5 X 4 1/2" ... as are many Chrysler products over the years
Lots of 'if-and-but' exceptions to that, depending on year, option & ect. - but it's a good starting place ...

Sorry - Mike types faster than me ... but so does most every one else

1968 Convertible
Some trucks
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Other V8 things - some of which float
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Other V6 things - none of which float
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Oh yeah, and 1 "Straight-Six" ...
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


If a man says something in the garage - and his wife can't hear him - is he still wrong !!!
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Vintage 68 is offline  
 
post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old Jul 27th, 10, 04:48 PM Thread Starter
Senior Tech
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 350
Re: Wheel Bolt circle

Thanks guys, I did some more research & I think your right 5 x 4-3/4"


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
camaro434 is offline  
post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old Jul 29th, 10, 04:53 PM
Senior Tech
Dr. Feelgood
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Monterey Peninsula,CA
Posts: 1,929
Re: Wheel Bolt circle

Quote:
Originally Posted by camaro434 View Post
Thanks guys, I did some more research & I think your right 5 x 4-3/4"
That is correct...

'67 Buick Skylark F/C "Ingenue" 8/10 HRM feature / 2/12 Gasoline (Swedish) feature
World's only Buick-powered Buick Funny Car!
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
musclecarjohn is offline  
post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old Jul 29th, 10, 09:58 PM
Senior Tech
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: Ashby,MN, USA
Posts: 8,305
Re: Wheel Bolt circle

i know this is somewhat beyond the scope of the question at hand, but it might be useful to have if someone is doing some searching in the future..

as a general rule, any rwd GM car with 5 lug wheels since at least the 50's will be a 5X4.75" bolt pattern- up to and including the brand new Corvettes.
they used a 7/16" stud until '80, and went to a slightly bigger 12mm stud after that.
the new Camaro, Pontiac G8, and the 04-06 GTO use a slightly smaller bolt pattern, but the difference is on the order of half a millimeter smaller..
every S series truck ever built from '82 until they were phased out in '04 or so had the 5X4.75 bolt pattern.
the full size cars with HD suspensions (wagons, cop cars, etc) have the bigger 5X5" bolt pattern with a bigger center pilot hub diameter, and the 1/2 ton 2wd pickups up to '98 also used the 5X5 wheel bolt pattern. they had 1/2" studs up until the late 80's or early 90's, then i think they went to the same 12mm stud as the cars after that.

the smaller 5X4.5" bolt pattern was (and still is) popular in passenger cars with Ford (rwd cars and ranger trucks), Mopar (fullsize fwd like the LH series Intrepids and what not and all rwd cars including the new Chargers and Challengers), AMC, and trailer applications.

you don't plan sincerity.
you have to make it up on the spot.

wanna hear about 20 years ago when i was too smart to know any better?
novaderrik is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Team Camaro Tech forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address.
NOTE we receive a lot of registrations with bad email addresses. IF you do not receive your confirmation email you will not be able to post. contact support and we will try and help.
Be sure you enter a valid email address and check your spam folder as well.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome