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Username Post: 69 Camaro wheel/tire combination choice??        (Topic#276477)
CHEVY_PY 
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02-16-12 07:01 AM - Post#2191198    

Hi guys... I'd like to know your experience with wheels/tires combinations for a 69 Camaro (convertible)... ideally I'd like a set of 15x7 or 15x8 inch Torq Thrust D's, but I'm slightly lost when it comes down to choosing the right offset/backspacing. Nothing too fat that sticks out too far, but not to skiny either... are there any photos/threads already on this that you can share?

Also, my front suspension is a bit low, so I want to make sure that it doesn't scrub on the fenders, etc.

I know a lot of it is a matter of opinion/taste and trying them out until you find the right one, but I live in Paraguay, so it's not like I can drive into a local dealer and try them out... I have to order from the US and have them shipped (expensive), so I want to get it right the first time!! hahahahaha

Please tell me what you have (tire sizes too) and include some photos if possible... thanks!

 
lakeroadster 
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03-11-12 03:28 PM - Post#2201274    
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(4) American Racing Series 309, P/N 309-5761 15" Dia. 7" wide w/ 5 X 4-3/4" Bolt Pattern
(2) BFG Radial T/A 255/70SR15 Raised White Letters
(2) BFG Radial T/A 215/70SR15 Raised White Letters


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Jim McCall 
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03-12-12 12:50 PM - Post#2201604    
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Torq Thrust 16 front 17 rear on both the 68 & 69 Camaros. First photo is a video just click on it to watch.



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