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grumpy 03-02-2010 06:18 PM

Thinking about 18's
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I sort of like the torq thrust M rims. Was thinking about 18's all the way around. Would like to stuff as much tire out back as possible. What widths do you think ?

Derek69SS 03-02-2010 09:24 PM

'72, correct? Are the rear lips rolled or trimmed? Rear suspension stock?

With careful measurements, you can fit a 11" wide rim with a 315 if your suspension is tight enough to not have any lateral axle movement, and the lips are rolled.

10" with a 295 is a little easier to accomplish.

grumpy 03-03-2010 05:20 AM

Rear suspension is

Hotchkis 1 inch lowering coils
Bilstein shocks
UMI lower arms
UMI adjustable uppers arms
UMI control arm braces
UMI 1 inch solid sway bar

Front is

stock a arms
new ball joints
rebuilt front end kit
Hitchkis 1 inch lower springs

Considering a sway bar up front and a new quick ratio steering box.
The lips of the fenders are not rolled.

What would you suggest ? Thanks


grumpy 03-11-2010 06:23 AM

Would 18X10 for the back and 18X8 work up front ? If so how much rubber can be fitted to them ? Thanks

grumpy 03-13-2010 01:30 PM

What back spacing would I need to run 18X10's in out back ?

Derek69SS 03-13-2010 05:05 PM

5.5" would center a 10" rim with a rolled lip...
A lot of guys run 11" rims with 6 to 6.25" backspace, so you could gain some room by running around 6" if you don't want to roll the lips.

rak1 03-16-2010 05:43 PM

Did you get them? Any pictures?

Warputer 08-27-2010 01:21 PM


Originally Posted by rak1 (Post 6820)
Did you get them? Any pictures?

Any pics Grumpy?

flash 08-27-2010 02:52 PM

Ms Grumpys got plenty of pics. Show em Ms Grumpy.

Rattler 08-27-2010 08:10 PM

Did you ever get the 18's Grumpy?

I just found this on craigslist. One hell of a deal for a complete package!

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