What is the widest wheel i can go ? - Impala Tech
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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-04-2018, 04:37 AM Thread Starter
 
 
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Wink What is the widest wheel i can go ?

Good day guys, hope everyone is well . I am busy with my 67 impala SS restoration and looking for some wide *** wheels in the back , i would like to go as wide as possible without doing any modifications or the wheels sticking out at the side, im going with a 2'' drop so the wheel will be under the arch , thinking of 18'' x 11J if possible 0'off set ? but im not sure if they will fit, can you guys please help me with what you know works or have you heard of that works in the back of a 67 impala ,

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-04-2018, 10:03 AM
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I have a 67 SS and I had 295/65R15 M/T drag radials ( 11.8" section width, 30.1" diameter) on 9" wide (5" backspace) wheels. Now I have 265/70R15 BF Goodrich ( 10.7" section width, 29.7" diameter) on those same 9" wide wheels. In order to fit those & have some clearance I rolled the wheel well lips & I also cut out the bump out on the spring pockets & replaced them with flat pieces.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-09-2018, 05:13 PM
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I don't think 11" wide wheel will fit. I've had 18x10" and they fit with no issues but little room to spare. Now I'm running 20x9.5 with +1 offset or 5.3" backspacing.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-20-2018, 09:32 AM
 
 
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I have 285/40R18 they fit perfect on my 66. Zero offset
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