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Old 11-05-2007, 11:31 AM   #1
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I'm looking for steelies right now and have found a set with COP rubber on them for 50.00 a wheel.


wouldn't 5x115 steelies off of a chevy truck work. since they would be 17'* and not 16'* hence a shorter snow tire. ?

and would the off set make that much of a difference ?
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from what I remember, trucks are not 5x115. and the thing with that would be the backspacing would be different. Most FWD have a higher positive backspacing, while RWD has a neutral or negative backspacing. In effect, if you did put RWD ones on, your wheels would stick out farther, which is not beneficial for your wheel bearings
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