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Offline Fehrion_sit

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wheel fitment issue
« on: April 10, 2012, 11:56:26 AM »
i have cobra rims being offered to me. but i do not think they will remotely fit with my pangra kit in the front or with my 8" rear. i just wanna get some wiser input before i spend money on rims that i cant use.

i would be okay with rolling the rear quarter panels and running fender flares all the way around. but my front is fiberglass, i feel very limited

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17x9 with 225mm on the front  ... exact tire is 225/40/17
17x10.5 +24 offset and 245 on the rears 245/40/17

Below is the link to a picture of the exact rims

will they fit without god awful modifications?

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Re: wheel fitment issue
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2012, 10:59:35 PM »
if i was a betting man i would say no.   17x8 cobra rims from a 98 with factory offset, granada spindles and a 7/16 spacer just just make the stock fenders up front.   I have the same ones on the back with 275/40's but had to use an explorer diff to make it all fit and it is 59 1/2 flange to flange.   things are tight tight tight on both sides of the rear skins

i stuck a picture on reeves front air dam thread if you want to have a look
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