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Author Topic:   Need some help with Rims !!
hughes
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 141
posted February 03, 2002 01:29 PM
I got a good deal on some racing rims off of a imca mod, but they are 5 on 5 chevy. I got a metric, 5 on 4 3/4, and I'm going to put a Ford 9" under it with 5 on something. The mod has a metric front end with redrilled spindels, can I redrill the axels. I ask because there is 10 bart rims with different offsets for $10 each. I think it would be cheaper to redrill the axel and front spindels.

go4win
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 61
posted February 03, 2002 09:49 PM
the front rotors can be redrilled or Speedway
sells a redrilled rotor for around $65 .
some nine inch Ford rear ends come with 5x5
axles from the factory . Mostly in LTDs and
other big cars . Most trucks were 5.5x5 .
Smaller cars were 4.5x5. I have had axles
redrilled to Chev 4.75 x5 pattern with average success. Aftermarket axles would be best cause they are tough and you can order them with the correct bolt pattern. Hope this helps .

Flatlander
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 310
posted February 03, 2002 11:41 PM
You can drll them Keep your Bit sharp and straight and be sure your layout is right

hughes
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 141
posted February 04, 2002 07:29 AM
The ford 9" axels have these big holes in them (from factory) around where they need to be drilled. Thanks for the help on the previous posts.

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