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Hey guys, I just went through this on the weekend. I mounted 17" RUF speedlines on my 1985 European Issue .
Tires are Michelins, 235X45 Fronts and 285X40 Rears.
Rears were a piece of cake, just removed the factory spacer and fit was perfect, just need long wheel nuts.
Fronts were a totally different story. I had to remove all of the A/C gear under drivers fender, and shave the back of the chin spoiler on both sides to get adequate clearance. Even now, I will rub the washer bottle on full lockout left.
The story is about to change again this week when I mount a big red kit. Fronts look to fit fairly easily, in fact I may end up with the wheels about 1/8th further inside the fender which will be fine. It looks like I'll have to machine the factory spacer for the rear down to 5/8ths or so to keep the rears under the fenders.
ANyone that has ideas on how to make all of this easier, please don't be shy to fire away....
DB
Old 06-11-2007, 09:40 AM
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