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Old 09-07-2017, 04:58 PM   #11
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To me, when you move the axle/tires rearward, they look awkward in the wheel cutout. It also puts more weight on the front of the car, and less on the back.
I haven't had 1 person notice the awkward look, it is only 3/4" rearward to each his own.

Glad you didn't get flooded, my daughter was in San Marcos (Texas State University) 2015,16 & was caught in 2- 100 yr floods there while getting her masters.
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I have a friend in San Marcos, they've had plenty of trouble there too as you said.

San Marcos is in the Texas hill country, flooding there is different from Houston. There, you can get horrible flash floods where it's dry one minute, a wall of water the next, and the water is gone in a few hours (except it may linger a bit in a few places in those 100 year floods). Anything that's exposed to that wall of water might be swept for miles.

Houston is really flat. If it floods it might be there for days. And obviously is now. The average change in elevation is one foot per mile as you go toward the gulf.
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I haven't had 1 person notice the awkward look, it is only 3/4" rearward to each his own.
Me neither. And it is easier and cheaper to drill another hole in the spring location plate, than change the springs.
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