1. toolmanmike

    toolmanmike FABO Staff Staff Member FABO Gold Member

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    IMG_0686.JPG IMG_0704.JPG IMG_0686.JPG IMG_0704.JPG I ordered a pair of 225/70-15 Cooper Cobra's and mounted them on a pair of 7" small bolt Rally wheels I had. I had a set of left and right hand chrome lug nuts too so I used them just for fun. It sure looks different. Those bigger tires make the car look short. Funny how that works. tmm
     
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      Any rubbing at all in the rear? Also are those stock 5 leaf springs back there?
      thx
       
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      toolmanmike FABO Staff Staff Member FABO Gold Member

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      No rubbing. 1" inside clearance. 1 1/4" outside. I would like to try a custom offset 8" wheel just for fun. Yes I have the 5 leaf springs. The car was born with the HD option and the 6 leaf springs but I goofed when I ordered them years ago. My rallys ar 15x7 with a 4" back space
      tmm
       
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        Car looks great, thanks!
         
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        toolmanmike , used the same size t/a's on two 8'' bands that i put on small pattern centers , they are set about 1/2'' neg (inboard) and just clear the springs . and don't rub anything but the springs , and only under hard driv'n in n out of the corners , but nothing passed us either , i had added a few leafs to each side as well . gave my 383 69 gt some road speed and cornering with the beefed up rear springs . no one would believe it had no anti-sway bars .
         
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        • 6pk2goDemon

          6pk2goDemon Mopar Mod Staff Member FABO Gold Member

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          That's a great old school look & kinda reminds me of the stance on Keith's Valiant. Love the Texaco station too 8)
           
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            Sorry for your loss of traction. :burnout:
             
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            toolmanmike FABO Staff Staff Member FABO Gold Member

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            LOL I did loose a bit of gear with a tall tire like that. I think my old tires were 215-14's. It could take a 3:73 or more to get back to where I was. Thanks C. It's an old station in a small town just south of me.
             
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