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Old 07-17-2013, 09:08 AM   #1
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Perfect Fitting Rims

Quick question... I would like to purchase rims for my 2 camaro's I inherited... I want the wheel well filled but I do not want the tires sticking out of the fender lips...

I want the widest possible tires Without them poking out of the sides of e car..

I was told that 18 x 8 Up front and 18 x 10 in the rear... With "spacers" is this correct?
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What gen?
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^ yeah, year, brakes, and the rear end currently installed in the car, as well as any chassis/body modifications, will make a big difference in determining what wheels will work.
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Moving this to general tech until OP tell us what gen he's talking about.
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It s a 1985 Camaro Sport Coupe....
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It s a 1985 Camaro Sport Coupe....
If I were you I would go without the spacers on my 92 firebird I was running 18/8 upfront and 18/ 10 in back without spacers and they fit perfectly
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Why do you say not to use spacers.... Won't that give the air that hillbilly look of the tires protruding past the fender lips? The car will be lowered with 2.5" lowering springs so the tires would have to be "under" the car not sticking out... Am i correct in this line of thinking? Please advise! Do you have any pics?
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My firebird was lowered 1" and they fit great.... I guess it jut depends on what kinda rims they are and the back spacing of them
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My firebird was lowered 1" and they fit great.... I guess it jut depends on what kinda rims they are and the back spacing of them
What back spacing do YOUR rims have.... They are simply put ,beautiful!!!
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All depends on the offset on the wheels you decide to run.

Those IROC reproductions, you had them widened?
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All depends on the offset on the wheels you decide to run.

Those IROC reproductions, you had them widened?
No who ever had the car before we did had it done they were on there when I bought the car
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All depends on the offset on the wheels you decide to run.

Those IROC reproductions, you had them widened?
What do you think the offset is?
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