Cragar SS--Backspacing - Team Camaro Tech
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I have looked at previous posts and seend that members have been able to order the Cragar SS rim with custom backspacing. My question is will this setup fit ok: 275/40/R17 in the back with 5.5 backspacing and 243/40/R17 with 4.5 of backspacing. If this will not work or is not a good setup for any reason please let me know. Also where can i get the best deal for these wheels....THANKS A LOT in advance
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Aug 26th, 03, 06:57 AM
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Rim width?
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i do not even know 8s in front 9s in rear??? Open to suggestions...thanks
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Aug 27th, 03, 02:14 AM
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With a 245 tire in front, you're probably gonna rub a little. I would go with 5" bs on an 8" rim. In the back, you won't find a lot of people running 9" rims...most are 9.5" with 5.5" bs.

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