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#1 Flyman

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Posted 2 weeks ago

So Im going to go and start placing my order for my wheels on my 94 Firebird trans am gt

https://www.hawksmot...x10-5-set-of-4/

I will be doing the staggered setup with these tires

https://m.tirerack.c...rTire=935YR8ECS

275/35/18 front and 295/35/18 rears on stock suspension.
I want a more aggressive look so Im looking at adding these hubcentric 25mm spacers. The car came from the factory with these tires 245/50R16.

https://www.titanwhe...=34874926530718

Hawks told me I should be able to do this wheel/tire setup on my car without any adjustments to my fenders. But my question is, can I run these spacers safely on both axles ? Should I do the rears only ? Etc. I dont want to dramatically affect my ride quality as Im a spirited driver only. I dont track the car.

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Posted 2 weeks ago

This appears to be a continuation of these previous posts:
 

https://www.firebird...taggered-setup/

 

https://www.firebird...l-fitment-help/

 

 

Is the only difference the fact that you want to add 1-inch (25mm) spacer/adapters on all four wheels?

 

Those spacers are not correct.  Wrong hub diameter, and they convert the hub bolt pattern from 5x4.75” to 5x4.5” wheels.  Am I missing somthing?



#3 Flyman

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Posted 2 weeks ago

Yes sorry, this is strictly about spacers but added the info so everyone knows what Im mounting on the spacer. I didnt know if people here respond to old postings.

Ok so I see I need 1/4 inch spacers based on previous conversation. Would I be ok running that on both the fronts and rears ? Is it better to maybe just add spacers in the rear and not the front ? I want the tires to poke out a little for a more aggressive looking stance. But regardless of what I do it seems I would need to modify the studs correct ?




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