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 Post subject: Simmons FR20's +6 offset not fitting on EL Falcon
Posted: Sat Sep 26, 2015 10:13 pm 
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Hey guys, So awhile ago I purchased some Simmons FR20 9.5" rear and 8.5" fronts and only just got tires for them and test fit them to my project car. The rears seem fine, however when I tried to put the fronts on it ended up hitting on the upper suspension.

The company I purchased them from told me they'd fit just like factory ones and have sold them for many different cars Including E series falcons with no dramas. If I used a spacer it'd sit outside the guard as its sitting in the normal position but fouling on the suspension. Any ideas on what I can do to resolve the issue?

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 Post subject: Re: Simmons FR20's +6 offset not fitting on EL Falcon
Posted: Sat Sep 26, 2015 10:25 pm 
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tyre profile needs to be lower to clear..
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 Post subject: Re: Simmons FR20's +6 offset not fitting on EL Falcon
Posted: Mon Sep 28, 2015 8:06 pm 
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ScreamingChicken What profile tyre did you use ?

i myself am looking at FR19's and want to make sure not to have dramas
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 Post subject: Re: Simmons FR20's +6 offset not fitting on EL Falcon
Posted: Tue Sep 29, 2015 10:04 am 
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TROYMAN wrote:
tyre profile needs to be lower to clear..


What he said. If you have a 235 25 20, the aspect ratio is the 25, you will need to find a 20 sidewall.

It is calculated as a % of the treadwidth.

 

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