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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Mar 1st, 12, 09:32 PM Thread Starter
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Lowered 69 Wheel Question

I have a 69 with the Hotchkis 3" lowering springs in the rear and CPP's 2" lowering spindles with adjustable coil overs in the front. I also have the big disc brake kit at all corners. With no tub modifications or suspension alterations, does anyone know from experience if 18x8' (front) w/ 225/40/18 and 18x9.5 (rear) w/ 255/35/18 will fit? I will probably have to roll the 1/4 lip at rear...
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Mar 2nd, 12, 07:23 PM
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Re: Lowered 69 Wheel Question

Hard to say for sure without seeing how low the car sits, but I have used 275's on the rear & 245's in the front without a problem. Getting the right backspacing on the wheels is key.

69 RS LS3/T56
68 Firebird vert LS1/4L60E
67 RS LS2/T56
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Mar 3rd, 12, 07:58 AM Thread Starter
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Re: Lowered 69 Wheel Question

Good point. I forgot to mention, the front wheels (18x8) have a 4.5" bs and the rear (18x9.5) have a 5" bs. ZO6, does your car have a similar lowering kit or is yours stock height?
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