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    Thank you guys for the responses. I will be...

    Thank you guys for the responses. I will be trying to align my car tomorrow myself. Hoping to get +1 or +2 degrees caster if i'm lucky.
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    How much caster did u get? Manual or power...

    How much caster did u get? Manual or power steering car?
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    Thank you. I flipped it over today.

    Thank you. I flipped it over today.
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    Idler bearing installation question

    I purchased my 56 a couple years ago and the bearing conversion was done. Is it installed right or wrong?
    Thanks in advance

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    Thought I would add how much bulge a 255/60 tire...

    Thought I would add how much bulge a 255/60 tire is wider than the rim.

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    Yes, that is why I recommend everyone measure...

    Yes, that is why I recommend everyone measure first on their car.
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    I had a 235/60/15 tire under the rear of my 63...

    I had a 235/60/15 tire under the rear of my 63 Nova and there was about 1/4” clearance of room at the leaf springs and after driving the car around, the tire had a lot of abrasion were it was...
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    Gentleman, as promised here are my findings (on...

    Gentleman, as promised here are my findings (on my car of course).
    with a 255/60/15 BFG Radial T/A tire on a 15x8 rim with 4.25" backspacing my car has about 1/2 on the unrolled fenders and about...
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    Good info. Thank you all!

    Good info. Thank you all!
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    Thank you all for your responses. I will post my...

    Thank you all for your responses. I will post my findings in a week or so.
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    Thank you for the prompt reply ChevyNut. I was...

    Thank you for the prompt reply ChevyNut. I was asking as I want to get the right offset or backspacing for my rims. As it stands now, I have 3/4” at the drivers side with 7/8” at the leaf spring. On...
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    Rear wheel clearance

    Hello Gentlemen,
    I’ve been planing on ordering my rear tires for my 56 2 door sedan. Like many, I am try to squeeze the fattest tire under the rear of my car. I have played around with the tire...
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