Wheel and tire combo

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  1. bryson123

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    Hey everyone i am getting into drag racing and am planing on picking up a used wheel setup for the old maverick.


    Weld racing draglites 15x6, 205/65r15 front runners and 15x8 4.5 BS rear 28x11.5-15 Hoosier quick time pro.

    how would this combo fit on a stock maverick. Would i meed to roll fenders or anything?
     
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    I'd say it's a strong possibility as to having to roll the fender a little on the back. But, it will be really close.
     
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    what tires would you recommend that would fit with out rolling the fenders? The tires that sre on the wheels now are 3/4 gone so would need to be replaced anyways.

    my main question is if those wheels would be a good platform to start with.
     
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    I run 28x11.50 et streets on my car. Fender lip rolled had to use a jack and block of wood to slightly bulge quarter. Also had to make an offset pin to move leaf springs in 1/4" ,fit is extremely tight still rubs a tad when car gets out of shape but not a problem.
     
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    Did you have to roll fenders?
     
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    Yes outer lip with a wooden bat. Rims have 4.25" back spacing and I lowered the car 1.5" with blocks, very minimum rubbing issues.
     
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    9" housing and Cal Tracs are in now.
     

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