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someone may be along that is able to answer this, but ImpalaSS Forum is mostly about 94-94 Impala SS's.

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A Box is not a Donk.
It (as well as a 6th gen) can be voted as one if it's lifted like a 4x4, sitting on 26" wheels, with a paint scheme like a rolling skittles, m&m's, Lowe's, mighty mouse or jolly rancher billboard!







On the opposite, a Box can look just as clean as a 6th Gen... if kept tastefully clean. BUT... different strokes for different folks! To each his/her own. No two people are the same.




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285/40/18 on an 18x10" with a 5.5" backspace, and it tucks.



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Any pics box caprice 15x10 5,0 bs wheel and 295/50-15 tires?
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Any pics box caprice 15x10 5,0 bs wheel and 295/50-15 tires?
No 295/50-15 pics?
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What's the widest 15" wheel/tire I can fit

Many confuse backspace,and offset. Offset is always referencing the wheel centerline either +,or- Backspacing is the distance from the inside bead to the mounting flange. The example given of a 15x10 with 5" backspace would have a "zero" offset. The mounting flange is in the center of the wheel. If there's a choice between slightly different backspace,go with the smaller. You will always be able to move tire/wheel out with a spacer,but you can't bring it in if it's out a little to far.
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It (as well as a 6th gen) can be voted as one if it's lifted like a 4x4, sitting on 26" wheels, with a paint scheme like a rolling skittles, m&m's, Lowe's, mighty mouse or jolly rancher billboard!



On the opposite, a Box can look just as clean as a 6th Gen... if kept tastefully clean. BUT... different strokes for different folks! To each his/her own. No two people are the same.




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does anybody know if a 28/10.5.15 would fit on stock 9c1 wheels and fit on the car without rubbing or will they be to big??My car is a 89 caprice
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Many confuse backspace,and offset. Offset is always referencing the wheel centerline either +,or- Backspacing is the distance from the inside bead to the mounting flange. The example given of a 15x10 with 5" backspace would have a "zero" offset. The mounting flange is in the center of the wheel. If there's a choice between slightly different backspace,go with the smaller. You will always be able to move tire/wheel out with a spacer,but you can't bring it in if it's out a little to far.
Don't you mean "go with the larger" backspacing?
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What's the widest 15" wheel/tire I can fit on my boxy

The greater the backspacing,the further in the tire/rim will be. As I mentioned before,the tire/wheel can be moved out with spacers. Most steel wheels are neutral,or close to it. I did fit a 275/60 on a 15x10,and I suspect a 295/50 would have fit also. Long story short, I meant greater. This is one reason I dislike using backspacing figures,I find offset specs much easier to use.
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