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Brakes, Steering & Suspension

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    BDL Well-Known Member

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    That's a great look, Kevin403! The wheels tuck nicely and the paint & body work looks great! What's the color??
     
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    I've mentioned this before and you and I have discussed tires and rims as a personal preference I like the staggered look... If I could do it again I would have done 17's front and 18's rear...
     
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    Thanks. The color is viper GTS blue, can't remember the year.

    All I would suggest in regards to the rim size is wider than 8" up front. I wish I did 9". 245 tire is to narrow IMO.
     
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    hey kev403, i was gonna go with 17x8 with 4.5 backspacing and 18x9 in back with 5.5 or 5.75 backspacing. do you remember what you went with backspacing. thanks usarr
     
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    I just looked over my invoice. Originally I thought I had requested 4.5 front and 5.5 rear. Looks like I ordered 5.5" backspace on all 4... Hmm. I don't remember doing this now or why... Haha.
     
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    • Mr.SpeedFreak

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      Hey USA, those are the wheel sizes and offsets I got on my car (rears have a 5" BS with 1/2" spacers since they didn't offer 5 1/2" at the time without custom ordering), and 17x8 with 4 1/2" BS up front fits like a glove. Really happy with the fit on everything

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      • kevin403

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        Yup. Agree. Keep with 4.5" bs upfront and 5.5 for the rear. I wish I kept to the 4.5 for my fronts.
         
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        Man I love the look of this car!
         
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          IMG_0404.jpg Here is mine with saggy suspension. I'm going to go no higher when the new stuff is is, preferably a tad lower.
           
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          Runner 68 Tarnished Bronze Member FBBO Gold Member

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          That looks bad @ss Ckessel. Nice stance.
           
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          Love them dropped. My Challenger was the same way. I don't like the 4x4 or stink bug look[ airshocks maxed out.] Of course you can go too low which is a PITA for driveways, speed bumps etc. I love the look of a dropped dually but would never do it on mine, in the background, as its very impractical. My car is running 235/60r15 & 275/60r15 on it with that look.
           
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          You guys have some bad arse cars. Here's mine. Front is stock suspension lowered on the t-bars (it's a bit higher these days). Rear is a 4-link and QA1 adjustable coil overs with 30" X 12.5" M/T's on 15" steelies.

          I've been thinking about doing something like 17"/18" front / rear aluminum wheels and blacking them out, but that'll be down the road a bit.

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          • Cranky

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            I lowered my 66 Belvedere with in 1" of the bump stops via the torsion bars and using a flatter rear spring then adding stouter shocks all the way around. you can also use lowering blocks for the rear if you like the springs you have....
             
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            Here's mine, lowered 2" with 18s and 19s. Suspension is all new but factory setup, the leafs have been de arched and the torsion bars backed off but heavier springs all the way around. Cars drives great!

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            • ckessel

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              Veeerrrryyyyy nice stance!
               
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                Yeah, 747s car is a Rock Star....
                 
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                  Thanks Kern Dog.............. I don't see a pic of your beauty yet!
                   
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                  18" fronts 19" rears
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                  • Kern Dog

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                    You have seen it and I appreciated your nice words...
                     

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                      Slammed 18x8 front 18x9 rear...love it!!!!
                       

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