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Rear wheels fit on the front

Not sure if it has been asked already, but do the rear wheels fit on the front. Reason being that I may need new front tires and would like to run square 285s, only way I could do this currently is to be able to fit the rear wheels on the car when I want to rotate them.
 
Justin said:
best way to find out. take a front off and a rear put the rear up front...let us know the results

I will probably have to do just that. I would assume it should work, might look a little odd though.
 
Brandon302 said:
Not sure if it has been asked already, but do the rear wheels fit on the front. Reason being that I may need new front tires and would like to run square 285s, only way I could do this currently is to be able to fit the rear wheels on the car when I want to rotate them.

Just making sure you know the wheels aren't the same width. Front wheels are 9" and the rear wheels are 9 1/2".
 
Yep figured the offset was different and knew the width was, however I might plan to run square 285 which will fit on both rims and I wanted to know if I can rotate the wheels without issue.
 

Justin

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Grant 302 said:
I've heard from a local Boss owner that it will fit. I've also heard of a Boss that was at a dealership with the wheels on the wrong axle.
oh yeah I remember that post. his fronts were on the back and backs on the front. yeah they will fit lol
 
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The Track Attack cars are set up to LS suspension specs and run 285's all around so presumably they are running the same wheels F/R.
 
65sohc said:
The Track Attack cars are set up to LS suspension specs and run 285's all around so presumably they are running the same wheels F/R.

The tire size wasn't my concern, more the offset and back spacing on the rear wheels, but thank you.
 

Justin

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mcmmotorsports said:
Hmm...looking at an "All-Weather" tire solution, wanted to go square, maybe keeping all 4 wheels is an option.
i went with Michelin pilot sport a/s 3's for all seasons and they are great. Highly recommend them for an all season


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johnrehder

New Boss 302 LS owner
Justin, I just put Michelin Pilot Super Sports on my LS, 265 Front, 295 Rear. If I don't track the car with these tires I hope to get 25k out of them. think that is to unrealistic?
 
Here was my set of questions and how I answered them for an all-weather solution http://www.boss302forum.com/topic/16359-winter-tires-wheels-tsw-track-and-other-solution/
 

jneary

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OK, now I have the same question. Anyone figure out if the rear wheels will fit on the fronts with no interference?
 
jneary said:
OK, now I have the same question. Anyone figure out if the rear wheels will fit on the fronts with no interference?

I can let you know once I rotate them, the only thing I could see them interfering with is brake ducts if you haven't routed them close enough to the inside of the wheel well.
 

jneary

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I don't have brake ducts installed. I am getting down to the time where I need to replace the rear tires (go figure) after 20,000 miles and don't want to have to deal with different brands front/rear. If I can get a set of used rears and put them on the front, I can rotate and have the same tires front/rear.

Please let me know as I am starting the search for a set of rears now.

Thanks!!!

John
 
jneary said:
I don't have brake ducts installed. I am getting down to the time where I need to replace the rear tires (go figure) after 20,000 miles and don't want to have to deal with different brands front/rear. If I can get a set of used rears and put them on the front, I can rotate and have the same tires front/rear.

Please let me know as I am starting the search for a set of rears now.

Thanks!!!

John

Will do, I believe though that you should have no issues; as others have said there was a member who had the rears and fronts swapped and wondered why he had 255's on the rear. I don't believe there were issues with it, other then rear traction probably.
 

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