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1992-1999 Series I L27 (1992-1994 SE,SLE, SSE) & Series II L36 (1995-1999 SE, SSE, SLE) and common problems for the Series I and II L67 (all supercharged models 92-99) Including Olds 88's, Olds LSS's and Buick Lesabres Please use General Chat for non-mechanical issues, and Performance and Brainstorming for improvements.

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Old 03-13-2011, 10:02 PM   #1
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how wide off a tire will fit under the 1992 bonnies without rubbing or catching just curious for future reference, thanks.
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It really depends on the offset of the wheels. I can't say for sure, but my 97 has 245s with no rubbing.
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My 97 had 235/55/17'* no problems
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what kind of offset are u guys running

hey dan is that on a stock size rim or are u on a bigger diameter
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I beleive mine were a +42 i may be wrong but im pretty sure thats what they were
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sseidriver how much did that change ur speedometer
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Mu HUD would say 30 and my dash say 2 and my HUD would say 75 and my dash would say like 78ish
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I don't understand, how could the HUD and dash show 2 different values? They get the same signal from one sensor.
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mine dont line up either, but its not the tires cause i have the stock size. about the same as he said at 70
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I don't understand, how could the HUD and dash show 2 different values? They get the same signal from one sensor.
Sounds more like the calibration of the speedometer is off; as in, the actual position of the needle. If its always 2mph off no matter how fast you're going, then the needle is just 2mph off.
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