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Re: SVO: Re: 17" 94 Wheels

I think you are forgetting one important point here, and that is, that the
S.V.O. has a wider track than a 5.0.For example the rear axles are 1.25
inches longer.5.0 wheel information does not apply to our cars.
At 11:12 PM 12/17/97 -0700, extremesvo@juno.com wrote:
>On Thu, 18 Dec 1997 00:15:50 +0000 "Chris Roth"
><caroth@holly.colostate.edu> writes:
>>The wheels on the 85 SVO are 17X8" with a 5.75" backspacing. The
>>tires are 245/45ZR17 Eagle ZRs. The back wheels do not stick out
>>but you will have to roll the fender lip in (or cut 1/2" out). 
>>The front wheels do not stick out but do rub the outer fender
>>when you go through a dip in the road too fast with the Konis
>>set to full soft.  If you drive hormal and turn the Konis a
>>little firm in the front, then you will not have problems.
>i don;t see why you have to rol the rear lips or turn down the Konis,
>when 5.0 Mustangs can run 17x9"  Cobra's.. i really want to get a wide
>tire on there.. my friend has a 5.0 with 245's and they don;t rub at
>I would like to hear from anyone that is running a larger size rim..
>Charcoal Grey '86 SVO which needs a paint job bad!
>2 Chambered Flowmasters, 2 1/2" Mac Tail pipes(Is it me or does MAC SUCK)
>>I added a picture to my web page to help see the side view.
>>Check it out at: http://www.rothfam.com/svo