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Old April 29th, 2016, 08:46 PM
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Wide body

Anyone here done a wide body on a 72?
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Old April 29th, 2016, 09:23 PM
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Not to sound na´ve, but what does that mean?

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Old April 29th, 2016, 09:31 PM
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Like the Mopar wide body. The rear quarters are extended out (messaged) so a wider tire is possible. Not the Oldsmobile purist vision but .
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Ah, I see. The opposite of "tubbing."

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Yes! Looks awesome on the new cars. They are uni-body though. Thought it would be cool to see a cutlass convertible with that option. I want to and don't see why not since mine is not original. OK so there may be that MONEY issue. Hate that. Will see. Never know till you ask.
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Just how big of a tire are you wanting to throw on it? And are you talking on the front as well?
I have fit a 295/50/15 under the rear with no issues. The front I have done a 255/60/15.
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I thought about cutting my 66 and welding in my own flares for a "wide body" type deal. I can already fit a good size tire though so I feel it pointless unless I do it just for looks
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Old April 30th, 2016, 06:50 AM
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Originally Posted by svnt442 View Post
Just how big of a tire are you wanting to throw on it? And are you talking on the front as well?
I have fit a 295/50/15 under the rear with no issues. The front I have done a 255/60/15.
Just wondering how it would look. Just the rear. Ill check on the 295/50/15 tire. Thanks for the info. If I like that look it would be much easier.
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