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Old 08-16-2006, 06:56 PM
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Biggest wheel that will fit under a 62 nova rear.

Im about to the wheel purchasing stage of my project, and figuring out what will work is hard to do by just measuring. It looks like I can use an 8" on the rear. Is anyone running 8's?

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How much rubbing can you put up with?
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Rubbing is not an option for me. I dont want to have to worry with it.
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I would use a 15" x 7" with 4-1/2" backspacing. If you try an 8" wheel and a tire to match you usually get into the spring, which is about 1" outboard of the inner fender well. Another thing to watch for is the sloping sheet metal on the outer edge. If you lower the car too mutch it will rub there.
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Old 08-17-2006, 04:37 AM
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My first choice was a 7" wheel, I was just hoping for the bigger wheel and a little bigger tire. Thanks for the reply.
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