17x10 wheels. . .

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  1. mashori

    mashori Member

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    Forgot to mention, we first tried shimming the front attachment of the UCA and it still wasn't enough to bring out the tire so it wouldn't hit the front valence

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    Here is where they go, the bolts were a little hard to reach but Bryant always knows a way to get to a bolt
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    We put estimated what the toe in/out should be and I'll take it to an alignment shop next week to have them properly adjust it
     
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    GrabberGT Chris

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    That doesnt look to bad. It might be something I might try in the near future. Cant wait to see a good profile shot to see how it blends in with the rest of the car.
     
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    maverick75 Gotta Love Mavs!

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    That's the first time I've ever seen anyone modify the valance like that. Everybody else just "lives with it".

    Looks pretty good! :)
     
  4. mashori

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    I know it doesn't look really neat and clean but right now I'm a lot more preoccupied with going fast and less with looking pretty. I need to look decent enough to not get kicked out of my work's parking lot :)
     
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    where did you get those shims? self made? or widely available universal equipment?
     
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    yea you can buy those anywhere, we got them from Napa because Kragen didn't have them
     
  7. Dave B

    Dave B I like Mavericks!

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    I cringe when I see someone cut factory sheet metal...but it looks pretty good.
    Pretty much a necessity when you want to run bigger tires on the front.
     
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    You should not hang around my garage then. Man do I love cutoff wheels :D
     
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    No kidding. I buy the things by the box.
     
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    I know this seems to be an old thread. The last post was in 2011? I cannot view the pics? It showns an icon of a pic with an "x" over it. I sure would like to see these pics of these wheels?
     
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    Dave B I like Mavericks!

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    The original poster must have removed them from the hosting site.
     

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