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Brickrocket
02-06-2006, 03:36 AM
To put it simply, how would a 19x8 wheel with 42 backspacing fit on an SC. Found a sweet set but not sure if they would stick out, tuck in, rub, ect. Thanks in advance!

Jason

cudaz101
02-06-2006, 06:34 AM
+42MM with a 8" wide wheel is not desireable. +38MM is about perfect for an 8" wide wheel.


Brad

XR7inWI
02-06-2006, 01:52 PM
How noticable will 4mm REALLY be? I mean seriously, if you had 38mm on one car and 42mm on another car in a side by side comparison, would it even be a noticable difference?

fast Ed
02-06-2006, 02:03 PM
42 mm on an 8" wheel is getting to the point where you may encounter slight rubbing under some conditions, depending on what tire size is run with it.


cheers
Ed N.

Brickrocket
02-07-2006, 12:39 AM
Would probably run a 245/40/19. Thinking about the Eibach 1.5" springs as well. Do they make a big enough difference or is it worth it to go to the 2" springs?

Thanks,
Jason

cudaz101
02-07-2006, 04:52 AM
Tracy,
What ED said....And to explain more where I was coming from:

The higher the posative offset is the further the wheel moves into the wheel well. 4MM is does not seem like ALOT, but it is still moving the wheel further inward which is not desirable when you don't need the added clearance with the fenders. With an 8" wide wheel you would be best off between +32MM & +38MM.

Brad

68COUGAR
02-07-2006, 12:17 PM
How noticable will 4mm REALLY be?
4mm is ALMOST a whopping 160 thousandths of an inch!!!!!!

68COUGAR

V8Supercoupe
02-07-2006, 01:44 PM
uh,,,isn't it roughly .16?
Just brushing up on my math. Err. I think
I thought there was something like 25.1 mm in an inch.

fast Ed
02-07-2006, 01:53 PM
Yes, .16" ... roughly 1/8" for the old guys like Mark. :D

1 inch ~ 25.46 mm

I was lucky enough to be going through school when the Metric system was being phased in up here, so I got both.

cheers
Ed N.

Kurt K
02-07-2006, 02:18 PM
Yes, .16" ... roughly 1/8" for the old guys like Mark. :D

1 inch ~ 25.46 mm

I was lucky enough to be going through school when the Metric system was being phased in up here, so I got both.

cheers
Ed N.

Umm Ed, I'll cut you a little slack, but

1 inch = 25.4 mm, exactly

fast Ed
02-07-2006, 02:44 PM
Hmm ... I could have sworn that there were more decimal places in there, but www.onlineconversion.com agrees with you, Kurt. ;)


cheers
Ed N.