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Offline Crofty camper

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Hq diff what size wheels
« on: August 27, 2017, 07:20:43 PM »
Hi everyone i brought my first bedford it's a 76 swb camper with a 179 and 3 speed..im going to get a blue 202 and 5 speed celica box for it.First thing is brakes,got front brakes organized and putting a hq sailsbury diff 3.35 but unsure of what tyer size and wheels to run,it will have scooby flares..was thinking 159 or 1510 but not sure on offset,probably go 265/55 tyers any info on offset would be appreciated..would put a photo of my van up just can't work out how haha..love computers lol

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Re: Hq diff what size wheels
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2017, 08:01:48 PM »
I run a sailsbury 3.08:1 with standard 3.75" offset 15x10 with 275/60r15 tyres. No tyre rub at all

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Re: Hq diff what size wheels
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2017, 08:22:42 PM »
No worries thanks mate need whrrls before brake sisc conversion just wanted to be sure of right size cheers mate

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Re: Hq diff what size wheels
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2017, 10:38:01 AM »
Ive put 265/60/15 all round but the front hits when you turn. Rear has no problem. I will try  a few sizes down for front.
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Re: Hq diff what size wheels
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2017, 10:52:53 AM »
We have 16 inchs at rear and for a while had 17 but too highly geared with a 5 speed gear box behind our 202
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Re: Hq diff what size wheels
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2017, 12:44:24 PM »
Have picked up 15x10 and 15x8  with 235/60 and 295/50 not sure how to post pics here will put them on the bedford facebook page when the brake conversion gets done in a few weeks..cheers for the answers guy

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Re: Hq diff what size wheels
« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2018, 08:12:15 AM »
How did you go? did you get them on yet?
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Re: Hq diff what size wheels
« Reply #7 on: February 09, 2018, 01:48:50 PM »
Diff and van are going in the shop in Tuesday should have happen earlier but chrissy is a killer..got 15x10 and 15x8 cragars with 295/50 and 235/60 should give it a goos look then put the 34 adm weber on and paint job