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    Got some new meats

    I got some new tires for the trip to Branson. When I got my van a little over 3yrs ago it had a set of 15X 7" knock off rally wheels on it with some badly dry rotted 245/50r15s, these tires had to go. I had 2 255/60r15 mounted on some 15X7" steel wheels and 2 215/60r15 ties with no wheels that I mounted on 2 of the rallies to get me by. I bought them new in 2003 for my Nova and took them off around 2005 when I did the engine swap. Even though they still have some tread on them they are starting to crack. So I got a set of 15X8 steel wheels from Coker to match my 15X7s and ordered a set of 275/60r15s and a set of 225/60r15s from BFGoodrich. I had them mounted on Fri and I put them on yesterday. I think it looks good and I now have matching wheels and tires for the first time.
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    Nice!
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    yes...very nice indeed
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    Looks great ! Bill
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    Smile Thanks

    Thanks a lot guys. I like the look of the dog dish hubcaps on the van.
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    I LIKE! nice & meaty
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    I too am a fan of the steelies/dog dish cap look.
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    Nothing like brand new tires!! Woo hoo

    Have you considered de-arching the front springs to lower maybe an inch or two?



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    Quote Originally Posted by kookykrispy View Post
    Nothing like brand new tires!! Woo hoo

    Have you considered de-arching the front springs to lower maybe an inch or two?
    Yes I have. It's on the long list of things I'd like to do. I was thinking an 1". Not likely to happen till next year though.
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