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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Aug 6th, 18, 03:24 PM Thread Starter
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Wheel size options?

My 68 Vert has a complete front and rear ridetech lvl2 cool over kit, tru turn, new wilwood 13 brakes all around, new moser 12 bolt with big Ford, and no tubs. Im trying to get some data from ridetech on sizing options and offset, but thought I may not be the only guy with this setup. I talked with Matt at MCB and he recommended using a sizing tool to measure the offset and that max I could go with no tubs was 8 wheels even though fronts can go to 10 with tru turn. Im hoping ridetech can just tell me the correct offset to use. Im likely going with 18x8 wheels unless i hear different from ridetech.

Does anyone have a similar setup that can share their sizes? And is 8 max for rears with no tubs?

Lastly if I have too, suggestions on where I can rent a wheel measuring tool? My car is not mobile (obviously no wheels. Lol).

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Aug 6th, 18, 03:29 PM
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Re: Wheel size options?

You should be able to run a 9.5 wheel out back.

Richard is local and rents a wheel tool:

Wheel Works Wheel Fit Tool Ultimate kit for rent $65.00

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Aug 11th, 18, 04:57 AM
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Re: Wheel size options?

3 cars, 1st-14", 2nd-17", 3rd-18" wheels. The width is from 7.5 to 10 inches. Backspace is 0. The height of the overall wheel/tire is 26, 26 and 26 inches. So. . . . .you can see from stock 225/70/14 is the same as the 255/45/18 in height. The difference is the tire width and the look of Rallys to Foose to Boss wheels. None of the tires rub. Suspension difference between the 3 69 Camaros is from stock to "2" drop", the actual difference is 1". These cars already sit low, unless you add new springs that seem always to sit too high. Usually I install the lower spring called for, ie SB in a BB car and get the "lowered look". Now the stock car has 225/70/14 is a size up from stock. Interesting comparison. The 4th and 5th car has the same results with 1" of height difference with 16" and 14" wheels.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Aug 11th, 18, 06:36 PM
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Oh and the Corvette is 25" with 19" Wheels!!!!
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