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post #1 of 4 Old 03-20-2008, 05:45 PM Thread Starter
 
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Help with Offset

Guys i want to put 17x9.5 or 18x9.5 on my 92 interceptor what offset will keep them tucked inside the fenders
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post #2 of 4 Old 03-22-2008, 03:53 PM Thread Starter
 
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I think I forgot to mention its a camaro
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post #3 of 4 Old 03-23-2008, 08:07 AM
 
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Most tire shops have the tool that will tell you the maximum size to go. Sorry I can't help you more. Try www.thirdgen.org for more specific info for the 82-92 fbodys.
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post #4 of 4 Old 12-10-2008, 02:45 PM
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Sorry if you have already figured everything out but i just came across this post. 5.5" backspacing for a thirdgen. I'm pretty sure on that. It's been a while since I got my wheels but i have 15x9" wheels with 265/50-15 and i still have about an inch in both directions. 17x9.5" will fit just fine. I've seen zr-1 wheels which are 17x11" and 315's on thirds. Light massaging with very large hammer is needed though.
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