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#1048173 - 02/14/17 06:11 PM New Wheels-Tires  
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New engine, now new shoes. Pretty much done for now until next year then I'll start tackling the interior.

The new wheels are Ridler 17x8's with BFG 255/45ZR17 tires.

Here's the before:

and NOW:



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#1048176 - 02/14/17 08:11 PM Re: New Wheels-Tires [Re: BStewart84SS]  
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Nice, which Ridler are those? Kind of hard to see the center due to the angle of the shadow.

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#1048200 - 02/15/17 03:05 PM Re: New Wheels-Tires [Re: BStewart84SS]  
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Thanks. They're Ridler 695's.



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#1048214 - 02/15/17 09:09 PM Re: New Wheels-Tires [Re: BStewart84SS]  
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Looks really good. Not expensive either. Best bang for buck I think.


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#1048220 - 02/15/17 11:44 PM Re: New Wheels-Tires [Re: BStewart84SS]  
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A better view of the 695, good choice.
Similar to the Boss 338.

https://www.bing.com/images/search?q=rid...5&FORM=IGRE

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86 MCSS Notchback coupe, LS3, 4L65E, QP 9", Eaton Truetrac, 4 wheel disc, column shift, silver with maroon bench interior

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#1048239 - 02/16/17 07:09 PM Re: New Wheels-Tires [Re: BStewart84SS]  
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Very nice wheels, What kind of backspacing do they have?

#1048369 - 02/21/17 02:37 AM Re: New Wheels-Tires [Re: BStewart84SS]  
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Thanks guys. Big improvement over the old ones I think.

The 17x8 versions come with 4.5" backspacing.



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