wheel well and tires

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by dbmblitz10, Jan 12, 2007.

  1. dbmblitz10

    dbmblitz10 New Member

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    so i hate how my wheels dont sit flush with the edges of my wheel wells...now im not looking to my new wheels....i have american eagle alloys on the car right now 16x7...now with a wheel spacer, i could make the wheels flush with the edges of the well, but would then leave the car with a wider base...now i was just wondering if anybody has ever actually got their wheels widened and what effects would the spacers have on the ride of the car?
     
  2. 95KBGT

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    unfortunatley its very costly...your better off buying new wheels altho i know you dont want too.
     
  3. 19mustang95

    19mustang95 Legend

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    get some 17X10.5 or go 18X10..
     
  4. Matt94GT

    Matt94GT Legend Retired Staff SN95 Supporter

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    my 18x9 are flush almost stick out a tiny bit but its not noticleble and looks good.
     
  5. GDawg

    GDawg Well-Known Member

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    My spacers made no difference in the ride.

    And the rears look much better for very little money.

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  6. Wes8398

    Wes8398 Guest

    What's wrong with widening the wheel base a little bit?
    I'm looking at doing the same thing, but I have safety concerns with the wheel spacers. I know a few kids around town with their little :rice: cars had spacers on, and one kid had his wheel studs break off because of it...or so the insurance company says. They wouldn't cover the damage cause of the spacers.