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  1. OEM Wheels for 66-67 Nova SS

    Wheels and Tires
    Does anyone have a definitive answer as what the exact wheel specs are for the original steel wheel on a 66-67 Nova SS? I do know they were 14 x 5.5 with a 5 x 4.75 bolt pattern. I would like to know the back spacing and if in fact they had the 4 dimples around the edge of the rim like the...
  2. 1964 17" Wheel

    Wheels and Tires
    I am looking into buy wheels for my 1964 Chevy II. I have searched the threads and have not found anything super specific to my build so I figured I would make a thread. Car- 1964 Chevy II Nova SS Brakes- CPP Big Brake Kit - Keeps the wheel width factory Rear Suspension- CBR Leaf Springs, 2"...
  3. 1970 pro touring nova wheels and tires

    Wheels and Tires
    I have a 1970 nova pro touring project and the next step is new wheels and tires. I put speedway tubular control arms on it and they lowered it about an inch and a half in the front. what would be the best tire and wheel combo for a good budget protouring look? I especially need sizes of wheels...
  4. Need Front tire / lift recommendations

    Drivetrain & Performance
    1973 2-Door Nova - 100% street. 15inch rims. The tread on my front tire came off today so I'm looking for suggestions for a set of new front tires. My front rims are 15" and in the back i have Micky Thompson ET Street Radials (27.5X10.5R15). I don't plan on racing the car. I'd like a good...
  5. new here ? bout wheels/tires

    Wheels and Tires
    Hello all. My first car was a 74 nova and I just bought one that needs a little work. One of those things is wheels and tires. I'm trying to figure out what I should do. I do want a little lift in the rear but not "jacked up". I am also curious about tire sizes as it related to both what...
  6. White Letter Tire options??

    Wheels and Tires
    Hey everyone I need a new set of tires and have always liked the white letter look. I have had qualifiers and BF's In the past. I'm wondering what some of you have used. I run 245 60 15's all the way around. I also like the hollow letter(outlined) look. I heard you can customize any white...
  7. 65 with cut coils; Wheel/Tire Combo??

    Wheels and Tires
    Hey everyone! I have a 1965 2 door Hard top. I have dropped the front aprox 2" by trimming the coils. My question is: Is anyone running this setup & what wheels & tires are you running? Wheel size & backspace, tire size, and any clearance issues. Drum brakes all the way around. Stock...
  8. 1965 Nova - Tires and Rally Wheels Installed (Pics)

    Wheels and Tires
    1965 Nova - Tires and Rally Wheels Installed (Specs and Pics) Finally got my black rally wheels and tires installed. Here are the specs. Fit great and NO rubbing. Ready for 14" front power disk brakes from "The Right Stuff". Wheels: 14x6 "YW" Code Rally wheels - powdercoat black - 4-3/8BS...
  9. disc brake conversion - bigger rims/tires?

    Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    so i'm searching for a disc brake conversion for my 63 nova. i have drums all around with 13 inch rims 5 lug set up. now every upgrade kit i've come across says you need to use bigger rims. can anyone tell me what size rims and tires i can fit on this thing without any more modifications...
  10. 63 4/5lug?? Disc brake kit??

    Wheels and Tires
    Ok I have a 63 vert I thought it would have 4 lugs on it. Turns out there's 5 lugs all around I measured from the inside of one stud to the inside of the furthest stud and got 4.75 inches. Again that's from center lug across to center lug. First off I thought the 63 only came w 4 lugs! Second...
  11. Wheels and tires

    Wheels and Tires
    Just put on new wheels and tires. Rears are 15x7 255-60-15 4.5 bs. Fronts are 15x7 225-60-15 4.25 bs. Perfect fit.
  12. Suggestions for rear wheel fitment

    Wheels and Tires
    hi there guys! this is my first post but i have been using all of your awesome advice to work on my 63 the past few years i know this question has been asked time and time again but my specific question hasn't quite been answered so here goes: i switched out the rear end of my 63' with a 10...
  13. whats the size of 65 coil springs

    i need to know the size and tension of the coil springs on a base model 65 nova. I need to know becouse the ones on it are too short and i need to fit bigger tires under it. Thanks
  14. '65 chevy 2 suspension issue

    Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    Tryin to fit 15x7 rally wheels on 65 base model nova, they wont fit. any suspension suggestions or recomendations?
  15. what size tires can i use ?

    Wheels and Tires
    hi guys i have 8"x15" rally wheels with a 4 1/4 back space whats a safe size tire to use without rolling the lip on the rear quarter and without rubbing in the front wheel well ? i have mono leaf in the back with stock shocks , i have a 350 eng. whith HD coil springs in the front just want...
  16. help, I need 4 lug!!!

    Wheels and Tires
    I have a 62 Sedan and am wondering where I can find some 4 lug wheels. I have looked many places but can't locate any... Thanks, Jason
  17. Wheel and tire pricing

    Wheels and Tires
    I have a set (4) of 14x6 ralley wheels and tires with beauty rings and disc brake center caps. Tires are 195/75/R14 and have pretty good tread but are of the older variety. They have a single white line. I am looking to sell them and wondering what I shoudl ask for them. If anyone is...
  18. Near-to perfecting your wheels & tires (Low cost)

    Show and Shine
    My secret - revealed! Simple, simple products that you probably already have in your garage! Process for tires -Armor all. Normally used for interior vehicle surfaces. Many may already know of this. Cleans up the tires very well and leaves a not-too-shiny but clean, new look. I normally go over...
  19. Tire size

    Hi Guys, New here so I would appreciate any help you might have. I have a 1969 Nova and just bought a set of 15x7 Rally Wheels. I was told a good tire size would be 235-60-15 for all 4. Does that sound good? Thanks for any and all opinions. Jim
  20. Anyone have these wheels

    Ebay, etc. Discussion
    These rims seem to be for sale at a decent price - has anyone purchased these 17" rims and tires? Any issues regarding clearance? I've searched the forum but couldn't really find the answer I was looking for (if I've overlooked some postings, let me know) TIA Chris