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  1. Wheels and Tires
    Hi all, I recently completed a very slow motion install of a complete disc brake conversion on my 1965 coupe with the zero offset kit from CBR. I got everything buttoned up, and the left rear tire is rubbing. I'm not sure how, but it seems I lost about a hair more than an 1/8'' of clearance on...
  2. Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    Its now 2021 i read back cant find 295 or 315 front wheel specs. Has anyone done this looking for wheel size and bs I contacted TCI and they directed me to this forum. Your help would be greatly appreciated, Tom from Toronto
  3. Wheels and Tires
    Most all wheel/tire combo threads I have read said that you could run a 255/60/15 rear tire with 4.5" backspacing. I was wondering if you could fit that tire size on a 15x7 wheel with only 4", 4.125" or 4.25" of backspacing?:confused:
  4. Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    I am restoring a 1972 nova and plan on installing Cragar s/s mag wheels. The rear wheels are 15x7 with 4.125" backspace. What is the max rear tire size I can fit? I know the rear-end placing was "somewhat" sloppy on third-gen Novas and that every car is different, but does anyone have this same...
  5. 1st & 2nd Generation Chevy II/Nova's
    My 63 has a 65 8.2 rear end . I heard you can upgrade to chevelle rear breaks and they where bigger. I had a 71 chevelle rear end and checked it out and the inside drum is the same as what I have in the nova aprox 9.5 inches and a 2 inch wide shoe. I am wondering if someone already upgraded the...
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