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Old 03-31-2002, 10:54 PM
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building 1947 2-dr sedan, have early 70's nova sub and rearend installed, using wheels and tread off of 96 zr1. In need of info on what to do with reverse offsetting to make up the 4" spacing between the rotors and the wheels and the same for the rear end. also does anyone know of third party that sells tubular a-frames for it cannot find any. any help would be appreciated alot. and thanks Don.

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I'm not totally familiar with late model Corvette wheels but if it's a solid cast piece like I think it is you can forget using them. I'm not aware of anyone who can or will change the offset on one-piece cast wheels.

I would choose an aftermarket wheel that you can custom order with the back spacing you need.

Good luck.
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Frankly I am not going to touch the reverse offset wheel issue because I think you may have already ruled their use out. There is a huge risk with adding extra long wheel studs and big spacers. As to the tubular a arms, try FatMan Fabrication. I know they make standard width and narrowed tubular A arms. Good luck, and I would be interested in knowing how you resolve the wheel to hub connection.
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