63 fairlane tires - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Fairlane | Torino Discussion area for Fanatics of the Classic Ford Fairlane and Torino Lines.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-30-16, 06:31 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
 
briane's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Posts: 5
63 fairlane tires

own a 63 fairlane with 205/75/14 tires and the rear tires are rubbing the quarters. any idea as to why i have looked nothing on the quarters are bent causing this. tried uploading a pic but dont know how but my profile pic is of the car

briane is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-30-16, 06:45 PM
Dazed and Confused
 
CatSkinner's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Upstate New York
Posts: 7,571
Re: 63 fairlane tires

I'd guess too tall of a tire and saggy shocks. According to what I can find, the tires should be 195's, not 205. Albeit, there's not that much if a difference between the two, but if the rear is low all ready, the extra 10 MM could be biting you in the butt. Second possibility is a bad offset on the rims. If they are aftermarket, they could be sitting a hair too wide. A good tire shop can probably help steer you in the right direction. Most of the 60's Fairlanes had some pretty tight tolerances for wheels from what I remember. I won't mention what a friend did with a pair of vice grips to get a set of G series on the back of his 67... it was horrible.

Ever notice that there's so many high performance parts available for GM products?

Did you ever think that maybe they NEED them?
CatSkinner is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Classic Fords > Classic Fords > Fairlane | Torino


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome