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Username Post: 17" Wheels on 1984 EL Camino        (Topic#348965)
1984 El Camino 
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1984 El Camino
Loc: Amherst Co., Virginia (ju...
Reg: 08-03-04
01-01-18 05:54 PM - Post#2719718    

Has anyone here put 17" Wheels and tires on their 5th gen EL Camino? I am thinking about a set of US Wheel Sport Mag (17x5x4.75x7.00 wide x 4.00 backspacing). Wondering about spacing and fit issues. Thanks.


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01-18-18 08:17 PM - Post#2721453    
    In response to 1984 El Camino

I have 16 inch wheels on my '78 and I've seen larger. Not sure of the back spacing, but they are the same as IROC Camaro front wheels. I ran IROC wheels for a while but the tires did rub in the front on bumps occasionally. I bought Budniks and got the fronts a little narrower and that solved that.

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