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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old May 13th, 03, 10:22 PM Thread Starter
 
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Im thinking about putting some new rims on my 67. Ive done searches and cant find the answer im looking for. I want to put 17 inch centerline rihnos or 15 inch weld pro stars. I want to run 8 inches all the way around. I just cant find what back spacing to use. I have for wheel drum right now but will be putting disc in the front with in the month. Any help would be appriciated.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old May 14th, 03, 05:40 AM
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Use 4.5 inch backspacing if you go with 15 x 8 Welds. I just put 15 x 8 Centerline Telestars on my car with 255/60/15 in back and 235/60/15 in front and had no problems.

I had 16 x 8 Wheel Vintiques ralleys before with 4.5 inch backspacing and 245/50/16 tires all the way around. No problems with those either.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Jun 7th, 03, 11:35 AM
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There is year differance here 67 & 69

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Jun 8th, 03, 05:47 PM
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I used 17 x 8 in the front with a 4.75 BS and 17 x 9.5 with 5.5BS with drums all round. I am also using 1/4" spacers to compensate for the discs that i will eventually put on. If you need any pics let me know and I will e-mail. [img]graemlins/beers.gif[/img]
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