68 camaro 17"wheels. - Team Camaro Tech
Wheels & Tires What fits what?

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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Jan 15th, 00, 05:15 AM Thread Starter
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what is the max offset that you can use without tire rub? I was looking to use
255/40R17 on rear with amer. racing torq-thrust2 17x8 and 17x7 in front with 225/45R17
the car has a 10 bolt posi with mono leaf
springs.small block with standard sorings in front.no power stering.

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Feb 3rd, 00, 05:52 AM
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make a template from a tire mounted on a wheel and use it to determine the correct backspacing. There have been lots of articles in CHP and Super Chevy on how to do this.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Feb 7th, 00, 12:15 PM
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Hey David. On my 67 Camaro I have 17" wheels. I dont know if the fender clearances would be the same but I'll give you my info anyway. Front..17"x8" with 4.5"bs and 255/40/zr17's. Rear... 17"x9.5" with 5.5"bs and 275/40/zr17's. The car is lowered 2" in front and back and I have NO rubbing problems.

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