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Old 09-26-2002, 07:35 PM
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Post Tie rods rubbing into the insides of tires...?

I got a 72 nova with drum brakes all around.
I got 14x7 "6-vent" 2nd generation Rally's on the front and back.

Alingments don't help.

Spacers make my steering wheel wobble too much.

Should I change spindles? or rim sizes?

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I had a '72 a few years ago...put the 14x7 rally's on it....same exact problem!!

I ended up putting a couple 1/4" spacers on each side..never had any vibration problems. I thought the spacers were hack, so I ended up ordering two wheels from Wheel Vintiques with a 1/2" offset from stock..
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i had the same probelem on a car, so i got a grinder, and ground the end of the tierod down flat. it worked for me
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I guess I just have too much appreciation for the steering...It is pretty important to me.

I once saw a guy grind a steering shaft down to a smaller diameter, to help clear a header tube....

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sir speedy, how much did the 2 wheels cost you?

did the 1/2 inch offset work well?
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I'm thinking around $45 each. That was a few years ago.

Early Wheel, Stockton Wheel, and Wheel Vintiques all sell custom diameters, widths, bolt patterns, and offsets of the GM rally wheel.
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