|Today 08:57 AM|
|Leakie||Looking good Matt!|
|Today 08:12 AM|
Looks awesome Matt!
|Yesterday 09:42 PM|
|Yesterday 09:39 PM|
|Too Many Projects|
|Yesterday 09:22 PM|
I dont have any use for them now, my coupe is going to be 5 on 4.5"
|Yesterday 08:48 PM|
|Too Many Projects||
Looks good, Matt...
Too bad you are so far away, I could use the old wheels...
|Yesterday 08:27 PM|
I am pretty happy with what I ended up with, the new tires are tall enough that it doesnt look too ridiculous.
Here are the rears on the car
|Yesterday 08:21 PM|
I have spent the last couple weeks doing a bunch of homework and measuring.
Then today I spent a couple hours at the tire store having them mount up a few different size tires.
This evening I tried them all on the car.
Here is what I came up with, the newer size are a lot taller, raising the car off the ground while making it look lower, by filling the wheel well better.
plus this will help my hwy RPM (3.70:1 rear gears and a th350)
Fronts Old vs. New
195/70R14 vs. 245/45R17 (I might go a size taller)
Rears Old vs. New
235/70R15 vs. 255/55R18
|05-21-2015 08:11 AM|
|Leakie||Found it.... 29-54 CHEV Passenger Catalogue- If you look down the list of 37-38 parts they list a 2 inch wider front fender.|
|05-21-2015 08:02 AM|
|05-21-2015 06:00 AM|
|05-21-2015 05:57 AM|
|Too Many Projects||Get both rear wheels off the ground, make a horizontal line on the drive shaft and a vertical line on the drums. Turn the shaft 1 revolution and count how many times the drums turn. Not exact science but will get a close idea of the ratio.|
|05-21-2015 05:52 AM|
I just picked up my 18x9 rear wheels yesterday, so I will test fit them tonight.
Next I need to install the cheapo little tach I got, to see how many RPMs I am actually spinning down the Hwy to help determine what size tire I really need.
It sounds like it's really wound up, but it may just be the lack of insulation and the flowmasters.
|05-21-2015 05:47 AM|
But I could swear they used to make fronts also, but I can't find my old superior glass catalog.
I haven't bothered to compare them to the front fenders on my 37.
A few minutes with a tape measure will tell me.
|05-20-2015 06:08 AM|
|Too Many Projects||If you have fiberglass front fenders too, they should be the same dims as original. As far as I know, only the rears were made 2" wider...|
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