Who is running the SCS F5

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by 3rdgenfan, Jul 2, 2018.

  1. mxjunkie80

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    I keep asking people about size and offset but can't seem to get a response. How about yours?
    I just ordered 17x9 with the 3.5 offset and hoping I made the right choice. They will be here Friday!
     
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    Mine are the 16 x 8's with 3.5 BS. In the early 2000's, you could get at 37" MTR for a 16" wheel. I guess times have changed. I went with the 16's since I wasn't going to go bigger than 35's on my mildly lifted 80. It still has to fit in the garage at work. Did you mean the 3.5 BS? Personally, I like the negative offset; always makes the 80 look weird to me when I put the stockers back on for the winter.
     
  3. IanB

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    So many people posting pics that don't show where they sit in the fenders and don't say the backspacing, missing the point here, lol.
     
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    Ooooops, yes I meant the 3.5 offset. Fixed. Thanks
     
  5. Cruzerman

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    Not sure what tires you'll be running, but a 9" wheel sounds pretty wide to me. Wider wheels tend to loose the bead when aired down more so than narrower wheels. Unless you are going for something wider than a 315, I would go narrower.
     
  6. mxjunkie80

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    Stocks are 8 inches wide though correct?
     
  7. Cruzerman

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    Yes.
     
  8. 3rdgenfan

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    I ended up getting the 3.5 BS. Wanted to push the wheels out a little more. I can get some front end and back end pics if anyone is interested. Need to put my track bars on first.

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    I'd love to see some shots that show where the wheels sit in relation to the fenders, really nice truck!
     
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    They look great! I believe OEM backspacing is 4.5. 3.5 BS would put the wheels pretty much flush with the flares.
     
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    I will snap some tomorrow or Saturday
     
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    You are correct. Thanks for that. Post edited.
     
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    Would like to see a straight on shot of the 17's in 3.5bs without flares to get an idea how much they actually stick out from the fenders.
     
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    Yes please for the "down the side view". From this view I think I've made the correct choice getting the 3.5 bs. I get mine tomorrow, so excited!!!!
     
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    Top of post 12.

    16's, 3.5
     
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    Great shot, looks like the 3.5" BS is the way to go for a truck with flares. Those are the KM3's, in what size?
     
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