** UPDATE*** the dart rims/tires are on.. :)

Tires and Wheels (Mopar Hubcaps Too)

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    rims are a 15x7 rim with 4.5 backspace. tires are a 225/60-15.

    if i were to do it again or give someone wheel advice i'd go with 4.75 backspace. there is plenty of room under there.. well atleast with this size tire..


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  2. replicaracer43

    replicaracer43 Old school member

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    That dart looks absolutely killer, tires and wheels look great also!
     
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    i just have to stick a v-8 in it now.. :)
     
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    Abodybomber Breaking street machines , since 1983.....:) Legendary Member

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    Looking sweet...
     
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    Question is... dog dishes or no?
     
  6. abodyjoe

    abodyjoe Well-Known Member

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    thats not a question in this house...lol.. its getting the dog dishes without a doubt. alignment guy wants them off so he doesn't have to take them off and scratch the rims..lol
     
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    AlV Crabs in a barrel

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    Joe, a couple of questions and a request.

    First, where did you purchase the 15 x 7 steeles?

    Would you stay with the 225's and the 4.75 back space, or would you change the width?

    In one of the photos I notice you have tabs on the control arm but no sway. Do you plan on adding one?

    I like the front ride height, can you take a picture of how far the adjuster bolt sticks out from the bottom of the control arm.

    Thanks
    AlV
     
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    Looks great. Car is sitting perfect now with the front lowered. Dont know which I like the most dog dish on or off!
     
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    bought the wheels from wheel wheel vintiques. ofcourse they sell them with a 4.25 backspace so i had to pay the extra $25 a wheel for the backspace i wanted (4.5). they cost me $642.

    yes i like the 225/60-15 even with more backspace. i think its a good looking size tire on the car. i'm sure you could go wider if you wanted though. that would be personal preference.

    yes plan on a sway bar if i ever get around to buying one..lol. like to put one in the rear too. not sure what brand to go with though.

    it has 1" just suspension bars in it. the car still has a slant six in it too. the bolts stick way out (i don't really like it but its what i had here so i used it). i'll try to get a pic for ya. got some running to do so not sure it will be today.
     
  10. 67autocross

    67autocross A new iron curtain drawn across the 49th parallel

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    Car looks killer!! I just put some 225 60 15's on my Valiant last week, perfect street tire size for these cars. Mine are on cop wheels (4.25 BS) and the front ones rubbed a bit until I made some adjustments.
     
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    Man that looks really good, you nailed it. To me that's the perfect stance and look for a musclecar.
     
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    have any pictures of your car?
     
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    thanks man.. the rear is about 1" lower then stock and the front i just put where i thought looked ok..lol
     
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    64DartGTinAZ FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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    looks way better than the rallyes!!!
     
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    WRB426 Insane 4 Mopars FABO Gold Member

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    I think it looks just right!
     
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    dozer556 Not old school. Just old.

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    Looks awesome. I know you're not keeping it that way, but I dig the steelies with no caps!
     
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    New wheels Looks great
     
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    Sorry but new to all this is the back spacing does that count for the front rims as well or just the rear rims. Once again sorry for asking just trying to get a size rim for my car and I'm kind of lost in trying to figure it out looking for some help.
     
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    67autocross A new iron curtain drawn across the 49th parallel

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    Okay.....I will post a picture of the Valiant, just do not ask for any of my Dart LS project...this place is very sensitive. :)
     

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    all 4 wheels.. too much backspace in the front and it can hit the tie rods.
     
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    abodyjoe Well-Known Member

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    lol.. i like the ls project myself.


    valiant looks bad ass.
     
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    What is the back spacing of your front rims?
     
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    Looks Very clean and straight car.
    Nothing like body match steelies... good job
     
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    All four rims are the same. 15x7 with 4.5" backspace. Like I said earlier. If I did it again I'd go 4.75 backspace.
     
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    Is that a 8 3/4 rear?
     
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