17inch to 16inch staggered tire combo?

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  1. ratpatrol71z28

    ratpatrol71z28 Veteran Member

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    Got some oldschool looking E/T wheels that are a little more modernized size 17x9.5 and 16x8 unsure of the offset at the moment but can probably get it if we need it.

    My car is lowered about two inches on all four corners and I’d like a little hotrod rake in the rear to it!

    Preferably the widest tires that can be fit too.

    What tire sizes are you guys running with the staggered setups?
     
  2. CorkyE

    CorkyE Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I have staggered but it's 18 x 9.5 on rear, 17 x 8 on front. The 16" performance tire is disappearing from tire manufacturers offerings.
     
  3. ratpatrol71z28

    ratpatrol71z28 Veteran Member

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    Yeah I currently have 18s all the way around but I’d like to run these for a different look.
    What size are your front 17s?
     
  4. CorkyE

    CorkyE Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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  5. 72BIGBLOCK

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    I have 18 staggered and I would prefer 18 in the front 19 in the rear
     
  6. ratpatrol71z28

    ratpatrol71z28 Veteran Member

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    Is your ride lowered at all? I currently have the Hotchkis 2inch lower springs.
     
  7. ratpatrol71z28

    ratpatrol71z28 Veteran Member

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    Anyone else run 16s in front and 17 in rear?
     
  8. 74BIBELOT

    74BIBELOT Veteran Member

    1F38FA36-0890-4FE8-BD04-7BC6153E0938.jpeg AF25EA6D-E6BD-4E69-94EF-49F381D86AAC.jpeg A9EC816C-084A-4E7D-8361-58E0816FFE28.jpeg 59EC6B3E-F428-4F50-AE19-8B89A5B614C8.jpeg C863F56D-0CB5-4F99-BE1D-79A3BAB95235.png Not a 2nd gen, but a Camaro:
    17 Rear
    16 front
    Not able to check numbers, car is 50 miles away.
     
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  9. ratpatrol71z28

    ratpatrol71z28 Veteran Member

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    Thank you! Looks good, it’s a nice subtle difference in size/stance. I like it.

    Now i need to figure out the right tire combo to run
     
  10. ratpatrol71z28

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    Anyone run 16 or 17inch wheels anymore?
     

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