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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old Nov 22nd, 10, 11:56 AM Thread Starter
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67 vs 68 Question

Does anyone know if the the suspension/tire/wheel combos are compatible between the 67's and 68's? Maybe that's poorly worded.

One of the upgrades I'm looking to do this winter will be a suspension upgrade and new tire/wheel combo.

I guess the question is this: If I see a suspension/tire/wheel combo on a '68, will it also work on a '67 or are there different clearance issues between the two years.
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Re: 67 vs 68 Question

Hi Brent, Should be the same for 67-69 Camaros for stock setups. Suspensions are the same except for rear ends mono vs mulit leaf setup but that should not affect tire/wheel combinations.

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Hi Brent, Should be the same for 67-69 Camaros for stock setups. Suspensions are the same except for rear ends mono vs mulit leaf setup but that should not affect tire/wheel combinations.

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Thanks, I've been doing a ton of searches for the right ride height and tire/wheel combo. I like to go into these purchases somewhat educated.
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Re: 67 vs 68 Question

You might want to stick with 67 and 68 because the 69s have different fenders and quarters. I have read that the 69 has a little more room and the wheel opening in the quarters is a little different. One thing I would recommend you consider is whether you will retain the stock brakes because future upgrades can change things. When I installed front discs from CPP it moved the wheels out about a 1/2".

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You might want to stick with 67 and 68 because the 69s have different fenders and quarters. I have read that the 69 has a little more room and the wheel opening in the quarters is a little different. One thing I would recommend you consider is whether you will retain the stock brakes because future upgrades can change things. When I installed front discs from CPP it moved the wheels out about a 1/2".
Thanks for the heads up. I will definitely be doing a disc brake conversion in the near future, they are drums right now.
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Re: 67 vs 68 Question

I did the same upgrade from CCP, and afterwards my 225-70R 15"s which did not rub at all...started rubbing on the top of the inner fenderwells. lucky for me it was time to replace the front tires anyway, and I went with a shorted tire size.

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Re: 67 vs 68 Question

i remember something about shocks being different from 67-68 staggered?...different diameter...sorry dont remember ,but know there is something...i think i had to drill out a hole on traction bars on my 67 cause i ordered for 68 as 67 wasnt listed in catalogue.
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