looking at weld wheels need advice

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  1. trav_19

    trav_19 Legend

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    well im getting a set of track tires and i want to know what size to order for the rear....

    15x8 or 15x10 and what backspacing?? thanks
     
  2. Lightning Struck

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    I had 15x8's on mine, I want to say 5 inch backspace but I cant say for SURE. I ran 275 DR's on those by the way ;)
     
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    yeah thats what i want to run also i was using some this last weekend for like one pass i didn't see any real gains but the tires were pretty much shot and it was getting late and the track was totally unpreped at that point
     
  4. scarface

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    I had 15x9 with a 5.5 BS on my 97gt
     
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  6. 94yellowgt

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    15X10 with 6.5 bs. 275/60/15 (plan on going wider next time)

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  7. scarface

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    ^ did you need a spacer?
     
  8. 94yellowgt

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    Not on the rear but on the front I needed a 5/16th spacer and had to grind the cross bar alittle. My car is not a real Cobra though.
     
  9. scarface

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    yeah, the rear is what I was referring to...I put a 1 inch spacer on my front.
     
  10. trav_19

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    w/6.5b.s. did you have clearance issues with your tail pipes?
     
  11. 94yellowgt

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    Nope I didn't have a problem with them but then again I don't have tail pipes so sorry I can't help you there. I have heard of people running a 6.5 bs with tail pipes though.