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Old 03-02-2010, 05:18 PM
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Default Thinking about 18's

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 ?
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Old 03-02-2010, 08:24 PM
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'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.
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Old 03-03-2010, 04:20 AM
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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
Bilsteins
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

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Old 03-11-2010, 05:23 AM
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Would 18X10 for the back and 18X8 work up front ? If so how much rubber can be fitted to them ? Thanks
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Old 03-13-2010, 12:30 PM
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What back spacing would I need to run 18X10's in out back ?
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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.
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Old 03-16-2010, 04:43 PM
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Did you get them? Any pictures?
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Did you get them? Any pictures?
Any pics Grumpy?
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