Moving leaf spring mounts on 66
Can you move the front and rear leaf spring mounts inward, narrow the rearend and widen the inner wheel wheels to make room for wider tires on a 66.
Would I want to?
How close together can you put leaf springs so they will still do their job correctly?
I used the Percy's Wheelrite fitment tool to see what I could squeeze into the stock rear wheel wells of my 63 hardtop. For those of you who have checked out the wheel fitment threads before, there are no real surprises here:
15 x 7 with 4.5" backspace, or 15 x 8" with 5" backspace seem...