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Old 05-03-2019, 01:42 PM
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Default 18x10 wheels on stock subframe 1st gen.

Quick question regarding 18x10 front wheels on 1st gen Camaro. What is the limiting factor? Stock Subframe, inner wheel houses, both?? Thanks in advance. Any solutions?? (other than smaller wheels)

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Front fenders, wheel wells and frame rails. Outside rubs at the inner fender to fender attachment and flaring fenders and boxing out the wheel wells will fix that, but then inside sidewall will rub the frame at the steering gearbox location when turned. This is why ALL of the aftermarket subframes have narrower frame rails..
It can all be made to work with enough effort and metalworking skills. At least that is my experience.... I have 9" wheels and its tight in both locations.
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Front fenders, wheel wells and frame rails. Outside rubs at the inner fender to fender attachment and flaring fenders and boxing out the wheel wells will fix that, but then inside sidewall will rub the frame at the steering gearbox location when turned. This is why ALL of the aftermarket subframes have narrower frame rails..
It can all be made to work with enough effort and metalworking skills. At least that is my experience.... I have 9" wheels and its tight in both locations.
What size tire are you running on the 9" rim? Also is it a 18" rim?
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Could you post some pics of your front rim and tire setup?
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