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Old 08-24-2006, 04:10 AM   #51
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Hi Soarin,
Maybe you can help me. i just purchased a restomod 66 stang and the front wheels rub the fender wall on hard turns. what do you recomend. The car is now equipped with P205/75/R14 tires mounted on cragar ss 15"rims these are the problem with rubbing. The rears are fine with P255/60R 15's moiunted on 16" cragar ss rims. This car is 4 wheel disc brakes and stops on a dime. i just want to eliminate the rub factor up front. I still cannot upload a pic because I gat an error message.


Wow that is a fairly narrow tire. You may be able to go with a smaller sidewall like a 60 or 50 even instead of that 75. Also, what is your backspacing on the rim? Man you got a 255 in the back, that is some good sized rubber.
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Old 08-24-2006, 05:21 AM   #52
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Old 08-24-2006, 05:34 AM   #53
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lookin slick gg....are those cobra r rims? whats with the big side view mirror?
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Old 08-24-2006, 06:03 AM   #54
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nice mirror it looks stock.

i'm thinking chrome bullit mirrors or the old paintable euro style from the 80's.
I can't find any info on the old euro style (porsche) mirrors . I had them on a car many years ago. I kinda like them
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Old 08-24-2006, 06:10 AM   #55
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hahaha...the bullits would look awesome....a lot better than your members only mirror. lol
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Old 08-24-2006, 06:23 AM   #56
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yeah, those are cobra r's 17" 4 lug. i've got the granada slotted front rotors redrilled.


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