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Old 06-19-2013, 08:31 PM   #1
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Hey does anyone know how big of a wheel can you put on the third gen's as far as back spacing and wheel diameter is concerned am looking into a set of rims but not sure which one I would need any help would be appreciated thx.
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Here are the stock sizes with backspacing. Maybe you can use this info to help compare.

http://www.tacreationsusa.com/camaro_wheels.htm
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I've answered this for someone else before awhile ago, here a link to what I said so I don't have to type it all again. lol.

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See what I'm tryin to do is stagger the wheels 15 in front and 17 in rear and your post is saying I can run up to a 17 with 9.5 rim width with 5.5 back spacing for the front and 15 by 6 in the front with 4.5 correct?
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See what I'm tryin to do is stagger the wheels 15 in front and 17 in rear and your post is saying I can run up to a 17 with 9.5 rim width with 5.5 back spacing for the front and 15 by 6 in the front with 4.5 correct?
If the car has an ABS system, different size wheels will not work.
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I don't believe it does but ill double check but if you don't mind me asking why not?
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The ABS sysem will sense that the front wheels are spinning faster than the rear and assume that the rear wheels are sliding and it will set off the anti lock brake system
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I'm in luck no ABS system now how big of a wheel can you possibly put on a third gen without modifications? Rear of course.
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That's too much of an offset imo. If you're looking for a staggered look go with 17 up front 18 in the rear
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That's too much of an offset imo. If you're looking for a staggered look go with 17 up front 18 in the rear
Yeah the 15 up front 17 in back would look a bit odd
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