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Author Topic:   camaro wheel pattern
mark akins
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 131
posted April 14, 2005 01:32 AM  
what is the cheapest way to convert my 81 camaro fom a 43/4x5 to a 5 on 5 pattern ?
thanks mark

iowatoolman
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 369
posted April 14, 2005 07:36 AM  
have your axles redrilled by a machine shop to 5 on 5 (they drill in between the studs)

GARYAL
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 94
posted April 14, 2005 08:10 AM  
machine shop for the rears- you can change the front with a drill press but be carefull

superdave
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 280
posted April 14, 2005 08:45 AM  
I bought a 1" spacer with all three bolt patterns in it for $17 from Day Motorsports. I bolted it onto the hub with the old lug nuts and used a 5/8" drill bit and drilled the new pattern using the spacer for a guide. Then I enlagred the hole with a 43/64 bit to hold the new studs. Use a drill press to get the holes straight.

Good luck,
Superdave

fastrack1
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 145
posted April 17, 2005 07:02 PM  
Are you going to run a ford 5x5 axle on the rear.If so just go to the salvage yard look for a 78-83 BUICK PARK AVE with 1/2 studs and has a 12 inch rotor. The ball joints are the same as a camaro.This setup has many plus,s the bigger studs and rotors while still working on camaro lower joints.

    

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