New wheels for my 65 malibu - Chevelle Tech
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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Mar 19th, 20, 10:09 AM Thread Starter
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New wheels for my 65 malibu

i ordered these a while ago and finally got the rears on the car for mock up. ill will be changing my a arms and springs as well do to drop her down a bit. sitting too high for my liking.

American legend 18x9 5.25 BS on BF 255 45s
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old Mar 19th, 20, 12:13 PM
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Re: New wheels for my 65 malibu

Look good

Tighten it till it strips and back it off a quarter turn.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old Mar 22nd, 20, 5:20 AM
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Re: New wheels for my 65 malibu

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i ordered these a while ago and finally got the rears on the car for mock up. ill will be changing my a arms and springs as well do to drop her down a bit. sitting too high for my liking.

American legend 18x9 5.25 BS on BF 255 45s
I like it. How about some before and more after shots?
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old Mar 22nd, 20, 1:26 PM
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Re: New wheels for my 65 malibu

Great choice. Also a great paint color choice for the body. Nice looking ride.

What size wheel and back spacing in front?

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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old Mar 23rd, 20, 4:57 PM
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Re: New wheels for my 65 malibu

Nice wheels. Looks similar to what I have (17").
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old Mar 25th, 20, 12:08 PM Thread Starter
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Re: New wheels for my 65 malibu

fronts will be 18x8 4.5 bs with 225 45 . im still waiting for new lug nuts so i can put the rest on. spacing is decent, about a half inch to the fender lip.



this is what i had on the before
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