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Old 11-01-2013, 08:13 PM
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Default 66 Wheel Clearance

OK - so does anyone know the largest wheel and tire combo I can put on my 66 coupe? I'm looking at 18x9.5 on the back and 18x8 on the front - this car will have a Ridetec Suspension put on it over the winter. Any help in either determining the max I can put in those wheel wells or past experience would be appreciated.
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Old 11-02-2013, 11:50 PM
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FYI - In case anyone is interested - an 18x9.5 will work on the back and the 18x8 are a fit for the front, with a little room to spare - should look awesome once the Ridetec is installed.
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Old 11-04-2013, 09:42 AM
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I see they have front suspension stuff but not rear components.
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I have a 65 and wanted to put a wider tire on a 17 inch rim. I was hoping you had some picture you could share.
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Out here in Detroit, we simply go to a tire store and let them determine largest sizes. They're glad to do it for classic cars. - Dave
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Old 09-12-2015, 07:10 AM
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Wheels will fit without issue I have the same size on my 65, Show Wheels Steeter, back spacing may be different per manufacturer you will also need spacers on the front, front tires are 225/45/18 rear 235/45/18 front is lowered 2" the rear lowered from being old, RideTech has the bag over leaf for the rear, for all cars with rear leaf set up
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