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post #46 of 59 (permalink) Old Jan 13th, 13, 12:10 PM
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Re: 70 Chevelles with 18's

Any pics side profile and whole car of an 18' with a 45 series tire?

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post #47 of 59 (permalink) Old Jan 13th, 13, 12:28 PM
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Re: 70 Chevelles with 18's

Chris, post 2 of this thread is my 72 conv with 245-45-18's and 295-45-18's.
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post #48 of 59 (permalink) Old Jan 13th, 13, 12:58 PM
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Nice car Jim Thanks, sorry missed the link...
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Re: 70 Chevelles with 18's

Iím running 235/50ZR18ís on the front and 295/45ZR18ís on the rear





Right now.....


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Thanks 70,

Just what I was looking for, do you think you will have any issues with rubbing?
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I dropped my front 2.5 and I dont.. with no other mods. http://s974.beta.photobucket.com/use...library/Stance

LOVE the 338's -4 wheels disk's look awesome behind them


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Suspension mods that is.... LOL

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Front dropped 2", tubbed rear, 17x8 front with 245/45 BFG Gforce KD's
17x11 rear with 315/35 BFG Gforce KD's

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I'm running those 338s as well, my car is bagged and the rears clear. Had to trim the inner wheel well a bit but that's not a huge deal.

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Re: 70 Chevelles with 18's

I have a 72 camino and I am looking into 20x10 in back with 18x8 in front. I want the widest tire I can get in the rear, was thinking 315/40/20 anyone with experience with this set up?
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Re: 70 Chevelles with 18's

I certainly don't want to have to trim anything, and was planning to run a 245/45/18 up front and the 275/50/18 in back, I talked to a Schott Wheels today and they said there shouldn't need for any modifications.
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I certainly don't want to have to trim anything, and was planning to run a 245/45/18 up front and the 275/50/18 in back, I talked to a Schott Wheels today and they said there shouldn't need for any modifications.
Those will fit no problem, and if going with Schott wheels, which I think are custom made to your back space requirements, might even be able to go bigger.
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I been looking at the American racing vn510 wheels. does anyone know if a 18x10 with 6 inch b.s. will fit in front?
I have a 68 with cpp tubular control arms and 2 in drop spindles w disc.
would like to run 18x10s all around.
anybody do this? if so pics would he great.
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Re: 70 Chevelles with 18's

Be cautious with 245mm or wider on the front. I have 8.5 x 18inch rims with 255mm tires that are too wide to fit the front of my 1970 and hit the sway bar. Deeper backspacing causes the outside edge of the tire to rub the wheelwell. Narrower 235mm tires do fit the front.
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