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Old 20th-March-2017, 01:41 PM   #1
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Ordering Billet Specialties... Correct size?

Very soon I will be ordering billet specialties street lites for my 66 wagon. I ordered torq thrusts and they didn't have enough back spacing so I am returning them and ordering the street lites. On the size I want it to perform very smoothly with no rubbing etc. can I go with the following:
Front: 17x7 4.5 bs
Rear:17x8 4.75 bs

Or would it be best to stay with the rear a 7" wide and run 4.5 bs?
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Very soon I will be ordering billet specialties street lites for my 66 wagon. I ordered torq thrusts and they didn't have enough back spacing so I am returning them and ordering the street lites. On the size I want it to perform very smoothly with no rubbing etc. can I go with the following:
Front: 17x7 4.5 bs
Rear:17x8 4.75 bs

Or would it be best to stay with the rear a 7" wide and run 4.5 bs?
you can order custom torq thrust...if you need the info let me know...
on your wheels id go 17x7 with 4.75" bs up front and 17x8 with 5" bs out back
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I think I would like the street lites better. They are a little more expensive but i think they would look really clean. Thank you for the wheel info!!
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Also the car is still drum brakes on all four if that will make a big difference on wheel size
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Very soon I will be ordering billet specialties street lites for my 66 wagon. I ordered torq thrusts and they didn't have enough back spacing so I am returning them and ordering the street lites. On the size I want it to perform very smoothly with no rubbing etc. can I go with the following:
Front: 17x7 4.5 bs
Rear:17x8 4.75 bs

Or would it be best to stay with the rear a 7" wide and run 4.5 bs?
I run that exact wheel and the same sizes you mentioned on my 66. I run a 245/45 on the rear. It is close but no rubbing issues. I'm going to a 4-link rear now and I mini tubbed it. So now I'm waiting on my 17x11 billet specialties wheels to show up.
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