Well guys, I finally ordered 17's!! [img]graemlins/beers.gif[/img] I really hope they'll look great. I've always had 14's and 15's on my camaro. I'll try and take some pics and post them after they're on. I was trying to find out how much difference in sidewall height there would be between the following:
275/40/R17 and 255/50/R17
also 245/40/R17 and 225/50/R17
The tire guy suggested running the 50 series with the width I mentioned above so they wouldn't look too thin of sidewall, and probably to allow a tiny bit of pothole insurance lol. So I was just trying to find out how much actual difference in sidewall i'm lookin at. Thanks
Well Scott, I think the rim/tire place is gonna order up the combo you mentioned. And also have the other one they already ordered on hand in case there are problems with it fitting. I think it'd be nicer to have the combo you mentioned, I just hope there isn't any rubbing because I don't really want to modify any of the fenders.I'm hoping the wheels/tires will be on my ride by this weekend. I've been rolling around "GHETTO STYLE" lol. I have black steel wheels in front, and some older style centerlines on the back.
I understand that 275/40/17 and 245/40/17 is the combo to run.I need to verify 1 thing though, and I haven't heard this yet. WILL THESE RIMS/TIRES TUCK INSIDE THE FENDERS??? If they won't then I for sure don't want to run them. I like a low stance with part of the tire tucked up in the fenderwells. So if anyone can tell me this please let me know.
Thanks Scott, your camaro is beyond sweet! I have a set of nitto's already at my house, I was wonderin if these would work in the front. They probably are really close to the size you suggested. They are 245/45/17 . I have to replace my cooling system too, so if these will work it'd be helpful. Then I'd only have to order the rear tires. Thanks.
Thanks for checking that Scott. Jigga, for the 17x9.5" rears they will have 5.5" back spacing
17x8" fronts will have 4.75" backspacing.
I had told the guy this is what I wanted and he was like NO, that won't fit, but I was pretty sure it would after doin research on here, so hopefully he won't get all bent out of shape when I tell him I want to run what I originally wanted not what he ordered, but we'll see.
i'm hoping by saturday they'll be in so I can get em mounted and drive home. If they are, i'll borrow a digital and take some pics and try to get them to whoever wants to see them. That way jigga you can check out how they fit/look. Hopefully everything will go smooth , hehe. I'll keep everyone posted. Thanks for the info Pdq67.