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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-29-2016, 10:10 AM Thread Starter
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Wheels for 67

I have a 67 Impala ss and I am pretty sure it has stock wheels and am new to this and was wondering what backspacing I should have when I buy new wheels. I don't know how to measure it and just wondering before I buy the wheels.


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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-29-2016, 10:23 AM
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Your 'new' wheels need to be sized for any future changes you may be contemplating; like disc brakes. Just a reminder.
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post #3 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-29-2016, 06:40 PM
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Disc brakes push the wheels out so you have to have a positive offset to compensate (brings the wheel hub to the outer edge like found on a modern front wheel drive car. A negative offset is the deep dish look everyone chased with chromed reverse wheels when I was young (ya I know it was hard to polish and chrome plate wooden spokes).

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What size wheels are you buying?

I have 15x8 rallies on mine right now, I'm getting ready to order 20x10 (5.5" BS) rear and 20x8 (4.5" BS) front.

I am also running CPP 0 offset disc brake conversion which keeps the wheel in the stock location.

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I will buy a 15x8 with 4.5 bs, but I have stock drum brakes


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That is why I was wondering, idk what backspace i need


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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old 10-07-2016, 09:31 AM
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15x8 with 4.5 BS will be perfect.
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That is why I was wondering, idk what backspace i need


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You wont have any issues with that wheel and fitment. Damn near perfect.
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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 10-08-2016, 11:33 PM Thread Starter
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