More meat in the rear!

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More meat in the rear!

Post by Pat86004 » 18 Jan 2018, 18:03

In preparation for the 390 I'm building I decided I'd better get a little more rubber on the backside, picked these up today
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Re: More meat in the rear!

Post by Pat86004 » 18 Jan 2018, 20:19

Side view of the wheels
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Re: More meat in the rear!

Post by Caleb » 21 Jan 2018, 23:45

:thumbup: What size are they? Sure look big next to what you are currently running

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Re: More meat in the rear!

Post by Pat86004 » 22 Jan 2018, 08:10

245 60 r14 I put them on, and quickly discovered that I need to raise the rear end a little. I got some leaf spring shackles and as soon as it stops snowing and being frigid, I'll put them on

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Re: More meat in the rear!

Post by ssava » 22 Jan 2018, 13:01

WOW!
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Re: More meat in the rear!

Post by Caleb » 22 Jan 2018, 22:31

Looks good but you need to post a good side profile picture of the whole car now

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Re: More meat in the rear!

Post by stevie thompson » 22 Jan 2018, 22:49

Looks very nice[CCCGallery][/CCCGallery]800|533|2018|2949.jpg
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Re: More meat in the rear!

Post by Pat86004 » 23 Jan 2018, 05:37

I need it to warm up so I can put them on haha, then whole car

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Re: More meat in the rear!

Post by Pat86004 » 24 Jan 2018, 15:18

Well, I was going to do it today, but Napa had a little hiccup. I ordered and paid, they forgot to actually order them. Maybe tomorrow afternoon.

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Re: More meat in the rear!

Post by R Code » 24 Jan 2018, 15:43

Pat86004 wrote:
24 Jan 2018, 15:18
Well, I was going to do it today, but Napa had a little hiccup. I ordered and paid, they forgot to actually order them. Maybe tomorrow afternoon.
What is the offset on those bad boys? It looks like it might push the tire out towards the fender lip too much. How much room do you have behind the tire before it rubs the inside edge of the inner fender?
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