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Old 03-03-2005, 12:53 AM   #1
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Thumbs up Wheel/Tire Fitment Pictures & Info

hey guys, I am trying to compile some data and pictures. The second gen camaro site has a thread in the FAQ's that shows pictures of various levels of suspension mods, and the tire/wheel combination that goes with it. i am trying to do a similar thread for this site.. Josh said he would post it in the FAQ section once we got the data together. What we need is a picture of your ride with the specs on your suspension, wheels, tires. It would be nice to have 15, 16, 17, 18", etc. wheels with stock, 2/4, 3/6, bagged, etc. ride heights. Please include the specifics on your wheel/tire manufacturer, size, and don't forget the backspacing on those rims. It would be an AWESOME thread for the new (and not so new) guys to see the various setups, so they can decide on a direction for their ride. So lets get to work and get-r-done. Thanks Dwayne
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Old 03-03-2005, 01:02 AM   #2
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I think this a good idea but one of the mods need to make this thread a sticky.
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Old 03-03-2005, 01:10 PM   #3
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I already pm'd Josh, so there should be no problem
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Old 03-03-2005, 09:52 PM   #4
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4/6 drop, 15x8 Rallys with 4'' of backspace, 245/60/15 front, 275/60/15 rear tires.
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Old 03-04-2005, 08:26 PM   #5
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Stock height, Stock 15x5 wheels, stock tires 225x75x15 (just to compare)

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Old 03-05-2005, 01:46 PM   #6
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72' w/ 68 clip, stock rear LEAF, 2" front "blowtorch" drop, 20" 275/45/20" all the way around. I'm thinking needs bout 2" down in the back, now just gotta figure out how many bricks to load up.
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Old 03-06-2005, 12:28 PM   #7
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keep 'em coming.. this is a good start.
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72' w/ 68 clip, stock rear LEAF, 2" front "blowtorch" drop, 20" 275/45/20" all the way around. I'm thinking needs bout 2" down in the back, now just gotta figure out how many bricks to load up.
what's the backspacing on the 20's?
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Old 03-06-2005, 01:06 PM   #9
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are those boss wheels?
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Old 03-06-2005, 08:21 PM   #10
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For you tubbed guys I run front 15X9 with 25X10"tires
and back 15X11 with 26.5 X 12"tires!( 70's Pro Track 50's)
I'm still trying to figure out "backspacing" but ...

Just my opion from it is get 4 the same tires and rims
with 3:08 gears and a motor from Nascar and fly
200km/ hour and get r done! want 150 spoke or EVO velocity 6

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Old 03-08-2005, 05:54 PM   #11
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Yup their BOSS wheels, If I remember they are the 301 series or somthing like that. I have no clue what the backspace is, but I will try to find reciept.
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Old 03-10-2005, 01:40 AM   #12
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4-1/2 inch drop in the front with 2" drop spindles and 2-1/2 drop coils, 4-inch drop coils in the back. 255-50's up front and 275-50's out back.

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Old 03-10-2005, 10:46 PM   #13
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dave nice truck!
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Old 03-11-2005, 04:13 PM   #14
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Stock height ... 15x7 chrome modulars ...Bfg radial t/a 's 255/70/15
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18x8x5bs 255x55x18x29" dia. tires "Bagged"
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Old 03-14-2005, 10:55 PM   #16
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4-1/2 inch drop in the front with 2" drop spindles and 2-1/2 drop coils, 4-inch drop coils in the back. 255-50's up front and 275-5-'s out back.

front - 17" X 8" with 5 inch backspace 255-50 tire

back - 17" X 8" with 4 inch backspace 275-50 tire
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Old 03-15-2005, 09:44 PM   #17
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Stock stance. 15x8 smooth chromies with 255/60/15 rubber.
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Old 03-21-2005, 12:29 AM   #18
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A few pics....
15x8 and 15X10's with 275/60's all the way around...
and then I experiemented with 345/50s on the rear....
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Old 03-22-2005, 08:10 PM   #19
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Lightbulb wheel & tire fitment

My truck only has a 1" drop in front and a 2 "drop in the rear. The first picture is with 17 x 7(3.5" bs) and 255/60/17 tires and the back are 17 x 9.5(5.5" bs) with 275/60/17 tires. The back w/t combo will fit good on a fleetside but they rubbed on the inside and I had to use a spacer on one side and I also HAD to have an adjustable panhard bar to center the rearend. A 9.5" rear wheel would work better on a stepside with 5" of backspacing unless you use a smaller rear tire like a 275/50/17.

In the bottom picture is when I changed back to 15x8 with 275/60/15's all the way around. Most of you are probably wondering why I changed from 17's to 15's. I drive my truck everyday, it really is a daily driver. I needed to go to something with better service. Tires are cheaper and I can rotate them for longer life. I'm happy with my decision.
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Old 03-22-2005, 10:08 PM   #20
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2"f-4"r drop springs. 275/60/15's on 8" mags. 4" b.s.
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Old 03-27-2005, 03:21 PM   #21
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Any chance we can do the same thing for the 4x4 Trucks and Blazers? lifts, bodylifts, tires, wheels, etc.

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Old 03-27-2005, 03:29 PM   #22
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Sure,but I think we should start a seperate thread.
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Old 03-31-2005, 10:41 PM   #23
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Ok, here is my truck, 72 Long bed with 2 1/2" drop spindles, and 1" drop coils in front, and 5" drop coils in the rear. Tires are Good Year Eagle GT II's 235-60/15 front and 275-60/15 rear on 15 x 8 steel rallys with 4" bs, I believe.
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Old 03-31-2005, 11:29 PM   #24
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Elsie72, your truck has a great stance, got any closeups of the 235's on the 8'' wheel?
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Old 04-01-2005, 08:35 PM   #25
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Elsie72, your truck has a great stance, got any closeups of the 235's on the 8'' wheel?
Thank-you. I like how everything turned out, and the ride is much better than I remember it being at stock height. I don't have a good picture of the front tire, but I can go take one and send it to you.
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