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Old 12-03-2019, 04:11 PM   #10
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Re: '54 front tire/wheel situation

Originally Posted by mike.v View Post
I think I can mock up a wheel using wood and cardboard that I could bolt on and turn each way to see how close it gets to other items. It looks like I will need to go to 18" or possibly 20" wheels to clear the upper ball joint. Anyone else have any suggestions on how to figure out what will and what won't work? Fender clearance won't be an issue - there is a lot of room in there!
Not the cheapest, but here's a tool to measure everything

If you're going really low you may have an issue with your tire rubbing the inner fender at the rear.
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