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tomnoller
05-19-2006, 08:07 PM
For my 74 Avanti?
http://seattle.craigslist.org/pts/161926447.html
I'm looking at an expensive fix for these Italian jobs on the car now.
Thanks!

N8N
05-19-2006, 08:27 PM
can you find out what the offset is? Coming from a Jeep I'd be worried that they'd have a serious offset, FWD and 4WD vehicles tend to have wheels with a lot of backspace. IIRC the bolt pattern will work though, and some Jeep wheels do fit a Stude, just don't remember which ones.

I've always wanted to try the BBS-esque 16" wheels from a Crown Vic, that may be something else worth looking into. Personally I think those look better than the Jeep wheels but they have a similar pattern. Also the base model new Mustang wheels with the fake spinners, but I bet they would need spacers.

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tomnoller
05-19-2006, 09:39 PM
I checked OEM info and the bolt pattern is the same, but yeah, Nate, I was thinking about that offset, too. Mine is about 4.25" now and I'd bet those are deeper. I might call the guy and have him put a tape measure to it.
Then there's this one:
http://seattle.craigslist.org/pts/162142010.html
Not as fancy but easier to keep clean.

tomnoller
05-19-2006, 09:48 PM
I called the guy with the Cherokee wheels and he measured using a bar across the back of the rim, for a drop of 5.25".

Alan
05-20-2006, 03:58 PM
In the back they will be fine. In the front it might hit or come uncomfortably close to the stearing tie rod end.