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Old 01-31-2020, 02:38 PM   #11
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You already have the wheels and tires and you like the look of that specific offset why not just have your rear end narrowed a 1/2 inch on each side?
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I am running 1/2" or less, inside and out with zero issues. I can pass my finger between the tire and spring and tire and wheel well on both sides. 18 x 8's with zero BS and 265-50 Nittos. Drive the car all over with no rubbing...
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I went ahead and had Billet Specialties custom make the rims through Summit. The coolest part is they were actually $72 per wheel less with only a 2-3 week build time!

Ill p post pics of the finished product.
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[QUc.f.OTE=DHR Darren;2346640]You already have the wheels and tires and you like the look of that specific offset why not just have your rear end narrowed a 1/2 inch on each side?[/QUOTE]

I've already narrowed the 8.8 and completely rebuilt from end to end. I'm going with a custom set of Billets which are actually less! Not sure how that works but, I'm not complaining!��

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I'm less than 1/2 on both sides. 275's on a 15X8.5" rim and a 58" rear.

No rubbing and no tire removing issues (55 hardtop) Stock suspension with Highjacker style air shocks. But this is the less popular 1960's look, not lowered.
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