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What about our misplaced front wheel? The pic of my RMS below shows the front wheel is slightly too far rearward relative to the fender - both sides exhibit this:



Is this a design issue like the Impala rear wheel problem, or is this a factor of spring sag (I'm on the original springs) and/or caster angle (I don't have my current caster specifications in front of me, but would any amount of caster adjustment be able move the wheel forward relative to the fender by 3/4" or so)?

I've noticed some Fleetwood pics on the site show this "flaw" as well. I don't notice it on the Impala/Caprice.

So....Are your RMS front wheels centered?
 

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He's prob running something like 275/40 or something. That's what I'm running and it looks just as horrible!!! In fact prob worse cause I removed the black wheel well trim on my car. Doesn't look right to me since the back doesn't have the same trim. I have 275/40's cause they came already on my ss wheels so can't complain cause got a good price on them. Fixing to lower it though and when I need new tires going to get 275/50 nittos. Fills the gap and look way better imo... used to be a fleetwood on the forum with ss wheels and nitto 275/50 tires and looked real nice!!!
 

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Hey Stewart, The only flaw with your car is that it isn't in MY driveway...LOL
 

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Rennick said:
what size tires are you running? they look really small...
On the OP's car, the tires do look too small, and it needs to be lowered IMHO. :)
He's prob running something like 275/40 or something. That's what I'm running and it looks just as horrible!!! In fact prob worse cause I removed the black wheel well trim on my car. Doesn't look right to me since the back doesn't have the same trim. I have 275/40's cause they came already on my ss wheels so can't complain cause got a good price on them. Fixing to lower it though and when I need new tires going to get 275/50 nittos. Fills the gap and look way better imo... used to be a fleetwood on the forum with ss wheels and nitto 275/50 tires and looked real nice!!!


Jeezum Crow!

Who called the "Lets-not-answer-the-question-but-try-to-pick-out-a-fault-buncha-douchekateers" club to order??

FWIW, the tires are 235/55/17. When I used the Miata tire calculator and compared to the stock 235/70/15 size, the difference in diameter is 28" vs. 27.2" You jackholes are giving me grief over 0.8"??? Sheesh! I hope none of you are teachers:

Student: Why is it I before E except after C?

You jackholes: I don't know, but your mother's a whore.

:D

Thanks to Goldie for actually trying to answer the question. I appreciate it! :)

You others better work on your manners!! :p
 

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Touchy, aren't we?

No one was trying to beat you up.

As far as answering you, I posted many
pics from slightly different angles so YOU could decide.

Personally, I don't really care what you think,
but since I had the pics, I thought I'd show them
to you, and participate in the thread.

Your tires REALLY DO look too small.

The car REALLY WOULD benefit from being lowered a bit.


Now, go take your Midol, and maybe hang out
with the other girls.

Damn!

You really need to relax...


Again, as I stated earlier, just my .02

Don't want to hurt any feelings or "gang up" on anybody.

Stewart


p.s. Sorry to hear about your Mom.

Times are tough, and people will do anything to make a buck these days... ;)
 

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Touchy, aren't we?

No one was trying to beat you up.

As far as answering you, I posted many
pics from slightly different angles so YOU could decide.

Personally, I don't really care what you think,
but since I had the pics, I thought I'd show them
to you, and participate in the thread.

Your tires REALLY DO look too small.

The car REALLY WOULD benefit from being lowered a bit.


Now, go take your Midol, and maybe hang out
with the other girls.

Damn!

You really need to relax...


Again, as I stated earlier, just my .02

Don't want to hurt any feelings or "gang up" on anybody.

Stewart


p.s. Sorry to hear about your Mom.

Times are tough, and people will do anything to make a buck these days... ;)
Wow - seems like you're the one who had a nerve touched.

Do you see the "smilie" faces in my post?? Do you see the clever simpsons picture??

Don't take it so hard, chum, I didn't.

:):):):):):) <---- Additional smilie faces so you won't get bent out of shape.

Sheesh.
 

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Wow - seems like you're the one who had a nerve touched.

Do you see the "smilie" faces in my post?? Do you see the clever simpsons picture??

Don't take it so hard, chum, I didn't.

:):):):):):) <---- Additional smilie faces so you won't get bent out of shape.

Sheesh.

Yeah.

Right.

Carry on, Mr. Tiny Tires on Big Car. ;)
 

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Wow. Seriously. Wow.

If you can't take some good natured ribbing then too bad, I guess.


So, the answer is NO?

Wow, a few guys say that your tires are small...

You get your panties in a twist...

And that's it, huh?

Wow!

What a pussy! ;)
 

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Thick skin.

Why did you even bother to post?

If this is how you are gonna react in the world of automotive forums...

Good luck.


Not sure who sells 'em, but I suggest you buy yourself
some thicker skin. :)

Seriously. ;)
 

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Why did you even bother to post?

If this is how you are gonna react in the world of automotive forums...

Good luck.


Not sure who sells 'em, but I suggest you buy yourself
some thicker skin. :)

Seriously. ;)
I stand by my assessment.

I asked a question about the RMS suspension, got some replies about my tires, and said you guys were jackholes for not answering the question. As near as I can tell, this type of ribbing occurs all the time on this board (and in real life). Take a look at the MISK section for examples of this.

You, apparantly, got REALLY bent out of shape. I think you better get the thick skin.

GWS, Stewart's mangina.
 

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Phew! You Roadmaster guys are rough! :)
I know right!!! hahah wtf! lolz I didn't know the answer to the question he asked. If I did then I would have been glad to share it. You act like we all chimed in on a completely unrelated subject like your paint. You tire size has to do with how your wheel looks sitting in the wheel well. Just wanted to help you out and make sure you were aware your obscenely huge wheel gap looks like sh*t in case you had your self fooled thinking it looked funny cause its off center by an inch! Would be like someone asking asking if their tint looks bad cause it has a few bubbles in it when the whole f*cking front of the car is smashed in and driver door is a different color! You're worrying about the wrong thing man... :D
 
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