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Old 07-09-2010, 08:17 AM
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Originally Posted by gearhead1964
I have 11 inch brakes on the front of my 34 coupe with Mustang II suspension. Has anyone been able to use 14 inch rims with 11 inch brakes? I heard that Crager SS 5 spokes will work with a small amount of grinding on the caliper tops. Anyone had any experience with any other brands like the American Racing Torq-Thrust D Series 105 Wheel 5 spoke 14 in wheels? Stuck in the 50's and 60's I guess
Not sure what 11" brakes you are running, but the GM A-body cars came with 11" rotors (actually, 10.75") and 14" wheels from the factory starting in 1967. I own several of them. The problem is that not all 14" wheels have the same contour on the backside. Some will clear, older ones (that originally came only on drum brake cars) will not.
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