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  1. Are these SS Cragars going to work on my 85

    Wheels & Tires
    Hey all, I'm new here. I only recently purchased my 85 Elco, hasn't even arrived in the country yet but already stockpiling parts for her. It's got IROC wheels on it at the moment but I'm not digging them. Looking to fit some Cragars. I've come across some wheels here in Australia but am...
  2. Does Anyone Know Whose This Is?

    Region 18 (CA)
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3760097356/in/photostream/ I have a '69 Elkie I am working on, and was looking at wheel combos to find the perfect fit. I want a rake, with smaller front wheels and larger back ones. 12.5" back tires, slightly slimmer front ones. This photo is...
  3. High speed vibration running 235/45R17 tires

    Wheels & Tires
    I've had quite a bit of work done on my 1984 El Camino, a full drive train replacement with LS3, etc. I'm having vibration that begins while driving around 75 MPH and gets fairly substantial at 90, enough that I know better than to go further. The shop has chased the problem and believes it...
  4. Rims, Tires, and backspacing on a 70?

    Wheels & Tires
    Greetings all, I would like some opinions on how wide I can go on my El Camino. It will be lowered 2" all the way around. I will be running 18" rims. Backs: What is the max width and backspacing do I need to look for? Fronts: Same. I want to run a stock height(or close) tire with max width...
  5. Would these fit?

    Wheels & Tires
    Hello, I would like to know if the rims and tires I want would fit. I have read BillyJack's wheel fitment post but I don't understand it well. The car is a 1979 GMC Caballero Diablo currently running stock 14" Rallye rims and I would like to upgrade. The setup that my budget fits is. Front...
  6. Finished paint, wheels, suspension

    Document your restorations and modifications
    So far so good..
  7. Tire Sizing on a 5th Gen Help

    Wheels & Tires
    Im going to be putting new wheels and tires on my 79 ec... I have 15x7 torqthrust for the front and 15x8 rims in the back. I want to put 225/60r15 on the front and 255/60r15 on te back. Will these fit fine with out rubbing??
  8. 14" rally wheels

    Wanted Items
    I'm looking for some 14" rally wheels for my 80' If there not rusted I'm interested
  9. Selling chevy rally wheel center caps

    Wheels & Tires
    Hello fellow Elkys! I saw that you couldn't post personal eBay links on the parts for sale section, but it didn't say posting links here is forbidden (correct me if I'm wrong I don't want to get in trouble! :neutral:) Here it is and I started it at $0.99 and no reserve!!!! Get at it...
  10. Biggest backspacing on a 65? 5-3/4???

    Wheels & Tires
    I have a 65 elcamino, stock drum brakes all around. I am converting the front to power disc and tubular upper/lower control arms, but the rear will remain stock drums. I am having some rally wheels made with custom backspacing for the rear so i can fit as much tire back there as possible. I...
  11. What color should I paint wheels 1982 el camino

    Body Restoration
    Going to paint these wheels. My dad owns a powder coating shop so it will be most convenient to get them painted there. However, it will only be one color. I'm thinking a silver color, since he has a nice lot of silvers to choose from. What do you guys think?
  12. Looking for rims for my 86' s10 twisted style

    Wheels & Tires
    Im looking for rims similar to these s10 stype rims, I just really like the twisted spoke style the rims have, anyone have any suggestions? I was hoping to find something bigger then 15x7, maybe in the area of 16 or 17s. Thanks for any help
  13. 81 EL CAMINO wheel sizes?!

    For New Forum Members Only
    Hey I have an 81 el camino right now with 14x7 on it. And I am wanting to go bigger!! I have found what I am looking for. They are called coys wheels, they are the c5 17x7 black chrome. But I am wondering how big can I go to fit the space in my wheel well? I am probably going to go for the 17x7...
  14. 68 wheel sizing

    General BS Topics
    I ordered some 15x8 Cragar Quick Tricks for my 68, and I'm told a few different things about them- like the offset should be 0-20 and the Cragar 15x8's aren't in that range? Anyways, Discount tire says they will fit & has ordered them for me..they say they are being custom made (takes 2...
  15. 16" wheels

    Parts for sale
    Hey guys, i need to get rid of my 16" rims. The inner lip is rubbing on my upper control arms after the front suspension was rebuilt by the previous owner. they have P225/75R15's all around but they will need to be replaced, though they are drivable. I will send pics on request. I would like to...
  16. rims????????

    Tips & Tricks
    hey guys i have a 76 camino and its time to put some wheels on it. i dont know what size i should go with. i was thinking eaither 15s or 17s. i dont know what width to go with eaither. oppinions please!!!!!
  17. Deneman's Automotive

    Product Review
    I would like to give this Automotive Parts company a thumbs up for their truthful advertising, reasonable prices and shipping costs, and assistance in the parts search. I purchased 4 "date-correct" wheels for my '68 from this supplier over Craigslist. Throughout the contact they were very...
  18. help me lower my 65 el camino! (advice)

    Suspension & Steering
    ok, so i recently traded my 87' el camino for a 65' el camino. and what i want to do is i would like to lower the 65' el camino 3 to 4 inches. it sits rather high in the front. so i was wondering if someone could possibley give me a list of things i would need to get and where to get them. also...
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