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Old 11-09-2007, 09:00 PM   #1
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Default 15's to clear stock brakes?

i know that the 3rd gen firebird fans will clear stock breaks, but they are only 7inches wide and i would like to find an option that won't pinch the tire and make it taller.
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Old 11-10-2007, 12:03 AM   #2
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Call me stupid but I didn't understand what you were asking too much, you're trying to put 15's on a LS1 stock front brake system?

Run bogarts or another rim with a little caliper grinding and spacer, most people run a 5/16". Some rims require less grinding than others.

I think some rims will actually fit without grinding, some of the bogarts, ask around I am not 100% sure.
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i want to clear the factory rear brakes. for purposes of the project in question, there will be no grinding of anything. looking for 15 inch wheel, preferably a 15x8, that can be bolted right on with just a small spacer or nothing.
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!5x7.5 centerline convo pros, I happen to have a pair for sale 5" backspace $250 plus shipping.
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15x7.5 Convo Pros.

The 15x9 (6.5) that we helped Centerline prototype would look better but you'll have to do a little grinding not much.
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I have 15x7.5 Convo Pros with 26x8.5x15 ET Drags on them. No grinding or spacers. My time is in my signature.
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I think pretty much any Centerline wheel will fit. I run Warriors and never had to grind, also had some Auto Drags with no problems. I run 8.5s in the back.
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what offset for 8.5's?
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what offset for 8.5's?
5 inches
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15x8.5 warriors here no spacers/grinding.15x10 weld draglites 7 1/2 spacing clears it2.
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15x8.5's stick out a bit.
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