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I have a 63 hard top and I have searched for the answer, but most people are leaving out some information or dont say what year car they are puting tires and rims on.

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Right now i have the stock front end on. I plan on swaping the 4 lug drum brakes for 5 lug disk none power. I would like to know what disk brakes you have as well as what size rim, tire and the back spacing you are running and how it dose.

the rear:
I have a narrowed ford 9" with the stock mono leaf springs and shackles. I plan on going back with stock shackles, and 4 leaf high jacker springs in the back and putting on Caltrac bars under it. The outer fenders have also been rolled over on the inside of the finder. What size tire and rim are you running and how do they do? Also I know I have a a different rear end than most of you do so how would I measure for my tire, rim and backspacking?

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tire size

I have a 62 hard top, with 11 in. disk, 15x7x4-3/4 back set, tires are 185-60- 15, with no rubbing backs are the same rim with 215 60 15 hope this helps

Tony
 

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Measurement is the only way to know what will fit. You may get away with the sizes of other peoples car but it's a gamble unless the wheels are narrow and a stock car. Best not to gamble though. The disc brake you want on may push out the wheel mounting surface(some don't, many do). Tire diameter plays a roll in the front. Most people find 24.5 inches or less works(again, most of the time). It all depends on rim width, tire section width and dia. The rear most definetly needs to be measured.
 

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Measurement is the only way to know what will fit. You may get away with the sizes of other peoples car but it's a gamble unless the wheels are narrow and a stock car. Best not to gamble though. The disc brake you want on may push out the wheel mounting surface(some don't, many do). Tire diameter plays a roll in the front. Most people find 24.5 inches or less works(again, most of the time). It all depends on rim width, tire section width and dia. The rear most definetly needs to be measured.
how do i measure my my tubs to get the correct tire size, rim size, and backspacing? I need it to be explained to me because I have no idea how to do this .
 

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This web site may help a little on what you could possibly fit under your car. www.jollyrodder.com, just look for the section of chevy II at the top.
 

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This web site may help a little on what you could possibly fit under your car. www.jollyrodder.com, just look for the section of chevy II at the top.
That won't help much since he doesn't have a stock rearend and the disc brakes may move his wheels out on the front of his car. Here's a few links I dug up including a video:

http://www.carcraft.com/techarticles/ccrp_0610_muscle_car_performance_wheels_fitment/photo_01.html

http://www.lumenique.com/Cars/mcoupe/modifications/fitmeasure.htm

http://www.rims-n-tires.com/rt_specs.jsp (this is interesting. Pick the tire size and wheel size and offset/backspacing and it gives you a lot of information for that combination)

http://v8tvshow.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=142&Itemid=28
 

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wow that v8tv site is great. What channel/radio station, time, cable provider ect. do they come on?

Thanks for the help
 
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