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Restarting the Soft 8's thread!

If you're rocking a set of Cragar Soft 8's, post em up! I'm interested to see a set of 17s, hopefully some 17x10 rears on a wagon! I'll post up some better pics of my 15s once the thread gets goin..
 

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BigBody, Sweet looking paint scheme. It looks sharp.

How big of 15s and tires can be stuffed on the rear of a 95 wagon without cutting?
 

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theres a guy on here who i got my idea from.. he was running 15x10s in the back with 6 inches of backspacing, which is the backspacing i plan on running. i plan on doing the 17s/springs/shocks for my birthday.
 

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anyone got ideas for a tire size on 17x9s? i wanna upgrade to a set but i also want some RWL. any size that does this?
 

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The widest you could fit is a 285/40/17 on 17x9. You might be able to fit a 295 series tire out back, but I'm not sure if they make these for the 17's.
 

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hope these help a little.

15x8's (4"bs) w/235 60's and 15x14's:) in the rear (7"bs, 1/2" frame notch) w/ 295 50's also 2 pics w/ 15x10's in the rear (6"bs) w/ same 295's. P.S. the 6" bs is perfect w/ the 10" rims but NOT with the 295's! No spacer, the tire hit the frame and w/ 1/4" spacer, the tire hit the skirt even with the lip rolled. Hence the flares:) 275 60's would probably be o.k. though.




 

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I still have the 2 15x10's if you are looking for some (I wouldn't want to go that "narrow" again:)) Depending where you are though, shipping would be pricey!
 

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mines on 17x9.5
 

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Midlifecrisis said:
anyone got ideas for a tire size on 17x9s? i wanna upgrade to a set but i also want some RWL. any size that does this?
No such thing as a 17" white letter tire for cars. Just trucks... although I bet you could noodle around and find a White letter SUV tire that does work...

What offset are you running on those 15x8's, anyway? I gots an idea... gonna play with some centercaps...
 

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Anyone got these is anything larger than 17s?
 

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The widest they make these in a 17 is 9 or 9.5" 17" is the biggest they offer the soft 8's in. They also make them in a 17X8. My plan is to run 15X10 with 5.5" backspacing and a 275/60 drag radial and then 17X8 up front to clear my C5 brakes.
I was also debating getting a set of 17X9's for the rear to use as a street setup and run a 275/55/17. Mainly because of my TH400 and a 275/55/17 is pretty close to the same height as my 295/30/22's
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Summit will do custom backspacing on these wheels for an additional $20 or so, so don't feel obligated to get a standard made size when you decide to order.
 

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