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A 245/45/18 should fit.
Agreed, and nice..... everything. Really dig that color scheme. Any issues running the Euro 5x5.75 wheels?

I am hoping to 4 link this 8.8 and with a small mini tub wanna run a 275 tire.

Time will tell my friend.
 

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I have only run them for a short time to test for clearance. I’ve had other wheels made to similar specs. These wouldn’t work on the front of my 64 which had a stock type front suspension with CPP Mini subframe kit. These BMW wheels are 18x8 with 5.25” backspace and they wouldn’t clear the front suspension on my car. I had 15x8 made for the rear of my 64 and 15x7 up front. I have intended to have some 17’s made but my wheel maker hasn’t been able to get the parts for about a year.. I ended up selling the 64 last year so now I’m working on my 63.

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Are either of yours mini tub? Mines just to the frame rail… I can get a 275 x45x17 but they’re too big for my 8 inch rims so I just run 255 X 45 x 17...
Of course it all depends on the wheel axle Lanks too many other factors… I do have a four link and a narrow or Axle
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I have not tubbed any of my cars yet.. I’d like to run 17x9 all around with 255/40 or 45 series on all 4 corners. The PT front clip can take more but the rear tubs will need to opened up to acomodate that desire.. I’ll have to decide if I can be happy with 8 inch wheels.
But the 9 inch looks bada$$ up front..
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Are either of yours mini tub? Mines just to the frame rail… I can get a 275 x45x17 but they’re too big for my 8 inch rims so I just run 255 X 45 x 17...
Of course it all depends on the wheel axle Lanks too many other factors… I do have a four link and a narrow or Axle
 

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Are either of yours mini tub? Mines just to the frame rail… I can get a 275 x45x17 but they’re too big for my 8 inch rims so I just run 255 X 45 x 17...
Of course it all depends on the wheel axle Lanks too many other factors… I do have a four link and a narrow or Axle
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Are either of yours mini tub? Mines just to the frame rail… I can get a 275 x45x17 but they’re too big for my 8 inch rims so I just run 255 X 45 x 17...
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Are either of yours mini tub? Mines just to the frame rail… I can get a 275 x45x17 but they’re too big for my 8 inch rims so I just run 255 X 45 x 17...
Of course it all depends on the wheel axle Lanks too many other factors… I do have a four link and a narrow or Axle
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Are either of yours mini tub? Mines just to the frame rail… I can get a 275 x45x17 but they’re too big for my 8 inch rims so I just run 255 X 45 x 17...
Of course it all depends on the wheel axle Lanks too many other factors… I do have a four link and a narrow or Axle
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Rebob, what 4 link are you using? I am planning to use a Fabquest mini tub. Just not sure about cutting up the rear frame rails yet....
 

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Rebob, what 4 link are you using? I am planning to use a Fabquest mini tub. Just not sure about cutting up the rear frame rails yet....
I have the old TCI, probably from 2009, I didn’t cut into the frame rails but I did reinforce them and just cut my original wheel wells and added a spacer…
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I have the old TCI, probably from 2009, I didn’t cut into the frame rails but I did reinforce them and just cut my original wheel wells and added a spacer…
On your wheel well spacer did you just remove the vertical rear shelf support and move it inboard?
 

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Found this in the heater box, what connector did I destroy removing it?

Sheet metal sucks, some trans tunnel progress. More to come on the driveshaft tunnel.

Lowered the front coilovers 1.5". Lotsa ground clearance up front still. The back needs to come down about 4".

I need this to hook straight, brake, and turn HARD. 4 link is out. My 8.8 rear diff is limiting my rear suspension choices. Any advice?

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Looks like you’re making some progress… Sorry I didn’t see your question, yes I just cut out some spot welds and cut the brace, left it attached to the wheel well and moved everything in. My high-pressure line on The power steering is basically the same without the banjo bolt, I’ve never had any issues with it. Replaced it once just because I felt it was getting old.

PS: why would the 8.8 limit your options?
 
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