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Old 02-15-2013, 02:29 PM   #1
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I tried 2 sets and they both worked fine, both sets have the stock C6 tires. if you went wider than the 285/35/19 in the rear I could see how you would have problems with the inner tire would rub the inner fender lining. i can stick my finger between the tire and the inner fender lining.

the Hancock Evo v12 tires ride so much better and quiter that the Goodyear run flats.
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Old 02-15-2013, 02:42 PM   #2
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No offense but that doesn't look good at all. The rear wheel is in to far and the fender gap is huge. Maybe if you lowered it but IMO its not a good fit.
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Old 02-15-2013, 03:48 PM   #3
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they make spacers to fix that problem

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http://forums.corvetteforum.com/c5-t...s-on-rear.html
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Old 02-15-2013, 04:12 PM   #4
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No offense but that doesn't look good at all. The rear wheel is in to far and the fender gap is huge. Maybe if you lowered it but IMO its not a good fit.
i do plan to lower the rear a little bit, the fender gap is the same as the C5 wheels/tires.
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i do plan to lower the rear a little bit, the fender gap is the same as the C5 wheels/tires.
Lower it and put spacers on to push the wheel out more and it should look fine.
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I just did this but used the spacers for the rear and also a 1/4" spacer for the front. They fit perfectly.

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I just did this but used the spacers for the rear and also a 1/4" spacer for the front. They fit perfectly.

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Old 02-15-2013, 06:56 PM   #8
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I just did this but used the spacers for the rear and also a 1/4" spacer for the front. They fit perfectly.

Can you tell me what Spacer you ordered for the rear? Link maybe?
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I just put the same wheels on mine and used a 1 inch spacer on the rear. Worked perfect! Got it from these guys.
http://www.motorsport-tech.com/4DCGI/wheel_adapters
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Next week I'm going to lower it.
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Can you tell me what Spacer you ordered for the rear? Link maybe?
I wish I could. They were on the car when I bought it. They bolt to the axles and have their own studs for the lugnuts. They are 1" thick.
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Having it lowered then raised again before I come up with this look....
Without it bottoming out ...



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