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Offline StuntmanMike

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Re: E-Body Tire Combos
« Reply #540 on: March 06, 2012 - 08:31:59 AM »
Someone say black rims!  :bigsmile:




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Re: E-Body Tire Combos
« Reply #541 on: March 06, 2012 - 10:52:06 AM »
Those look good. Very sinister. Can you post size and offset?

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« Reply #542 on: March 06, 2012 - 05:12:02 PM »
 :wow:   that bee  :drool: :drool: :drool:
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Re: E-Body Tire Combos
« Reply #543 on: March 06, 2012 - 09:44:43 PM »
I like the blue dome lamp, I have a Red LED in mine that goes with my red LED backlite gauges and radio deck  :jumping:

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Re: E-Body Tire Combos
« Reply #544 on: March 09, 2012 - 08:21:48 PM »
Someone say black rims!  :bigsmile:

Those look good. Very sinister. Can you post size and offset?

They look like cop rims to me, 15x8 with 4.5" backspace usually.

What color is that '70 Mike?

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Re: E-Body Tire Combos
« Reply #545 on: March 16, 2012 - 04:39:23 PM »
That CHally is bad ass!  I wish THAT would have been the Vanishing Point Challenger. 

I kinda prefer it as-is; i.e. do not put dog dish caps on it!
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Re: E-Body Tire Combos
« Reply #546 on: March 17, 2012 - 06:03:55 AM »
They look like cop rims to me, 15x8 with 4.5" backspace usually.

Those are cop rims (I could see hubcap nubs on the front) and those are all 15x7 with 4.25" backspace.  The rears are definitely widened.

Super Coupe wheels are visually similar to the cop rims (no hubcap nubs) and came 15x8 with 4.5" backspace.

In the last pic (with the blue interior lights) you can see he has black painted rallyes.
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Re: E-Body Tire Combos
« Reply #547 on: March 26, 2012 - 02:21:58 PM »
Its now time to order rims and tire, but i dont want to make a costly mistake.  Mine is a '73 chally, stock front and stock 8 3/4 rear.  the rear has about 6.5" from the hub face to the springs.  I want to go 17X8" 4.5bs in the front and 17X9" 5.5 bs in the rear.  Tire sizes of 245/45/17 fr and 275/40/17 rear.  Is anyone using this combo?  Do you think it will work?

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« Reply #548 on: March 27, 2012 - 08:49:56 PM »
Its now time to order rims and tire, but i dont want to make a costly mistake.  Mine is a '73 chally, stock front and stock 8 3/4 rear.  the rear has about 6.5" from the hub face to the springs.  I want to go 17X8" 4.5bs in the front and 17X9" 5.5 bs in the rear.  Tire sizes of 245/45/17 fr and 275/40/17 rear.  Is anyone using this combo?  Do you think it will work?

Good chance the rears will rub on the rear quarters.  I run 17x9s with 5"bs (0 offset) and 275/40s and there is enough room.  In the front 245/45s on 17x8s with 4.5" bs (0 offset) is no problem.
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Re: E-Body Tire Combos
« Reply #549 on: March 27, 2012 - 09:05:46 PM »
Good chance the rears will rub on the rear quarters.  I run 17x9s with 5"bs (0 offset) and 275/40s and there is enough room.  In the front 245/45s on 17x8s with 4.5" bs (0 offset) is no problem.

If your 5" BS 17x9s clear the 1/4, would his 5.5" BS 17x9s be further away from the 1/4?

 I have 18x9s with ~5.7" BS with 295s and clear them on a Barracuda
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Re: E-Body Tire Combos
« Reply #550 on: March 27, 2012 - 10:25:33 PM »
Plumheil,
I have a similar setup. My posts in this thread from about post 315 to 365 should be informative.
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Re: E-Body Tire Combos
« Reply #551 on: March 28, 2012 - 01:40:09 PM »
Good chance the rears will rub on the rear quarters.  I run 17x9s with 5"bs (0 offset) and 275/40s and there is enough room.  In the front 245/45s on 17x8s with 4.5" bs (0 offset) is no problem.

Cudazappa,

If you have the change can you measure the distance you have between the wheel and the springs. 

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Re: E-Body Tire Combos
« Reply #552 on: March 28, 2012 - 01:43:27 PM »
If your 5" BS 17x9s clear the 1/4, would his 5.5" BS 17x9s be further away from the 1/4?

 I have 18x9s with ~5.7" BS with 295s and clear them on a Barracuda

Goodys,

I have been reading your post as well in this thread i think you said that you have 7/16" spacers.  If that is true i believe i can do the same

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Re: E-Body Tire Combos
« Reply #553 on: March 28, 2012 - 01:49:12 PM »
Plumheil,
I have a similar setup. My posts in this thread from about post 315 to 365 should be informative.

tommyg29,

I actually got these ideas from your post, you cuda looks really good.  But i think there is some differences between my 8.75 and your dana, i have about 6.5" on one side and 6.375 on the other side from the drum face to the springs. You mentioned that you have ~5.375"  I suppose i could play it safe and get 17x8 with 4.5bs on the rear and use 255/45/17.  I would sacrifice a little on width but be safe

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Re: E-Body Tire Combos
« Reply #554 on: March 28, 2012 - 07:57:10 PM »
If your 5" BS 17x9s clear the 1/4, would his 5.5" BS 17x9s be further away from the 1/4?

Goody, you are correct.  There's definitely room for the 5.5" BS in the back of a stock Challenger.  Pardon my Chem/Physics addled brain.
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