15X7 deep dish oem wheels.....

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Post by RG64 » Mon Feb 12, 2007 9:00 pm

hrtburn,

The 7" wheels should be fine under the stock fenders as long as you have the factory 66 short swing axles. The car with the red wheels looks like a 65 or 66 so that's how yours is likely going to look. You might want to raise yours up a little if spending $ on white walls so they don't get worn in the inside entirely. The size for a 7" is between a 215 and a 225. Check out Diamond back tires @ http://www.widewhitewalltires.com/catalog.htm for sizes and different wall colors and widths.

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Post by buggpower » Mon Feb 12, 2007 11:33 pm

I have these wheels as a backup idea if my current idea dont look right.Would the 15x7's need a 2" wider fender to cover them with like 225/50/15's (random tire size) lol

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Post by RG64 » Thu Mar 15, 2007 9:40 pm

buggpower wrote:I have these wheels as a backup idea if my current idea dont look right.Would the 15x7's need a 2" wider fender to cover them with like 225/50/15's (random tire size) lol
No you should not need them, and I think the 225's would bulge out of the wheels giving them a fatter look but it would limit how much you can lower the car if you have a swing axle setup.

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Post by buggpower » Mon Mar 19, 2007 4:55 pm

RG64 wrote:
buggpower wrote:I have these wheels as a backup idea if my current idea dont look right.Would the 15x7's need a 2" wider fender to cover them with like 225/50/15's (random tire size) lol
No you should not need them, and I think the 225's would bulge out of the wheels giving them a fatter look but it would limit how much you can lower the car if you have a swing axle setup.
my bug has IRS if that matters? id run a 195/60 or a 205/50 or 60.

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Post by RG64 » Mon Mar 19, 2007 5:21 pm

buggpower wrote:
my bug has IRS if that matters? id run a 195/60 or a 205/50 or 60.
In this case you will, having irs is like having long axles. sorry 'bout that, thought yours was a swing axle too.

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Post by buggpower » Mon Mar 19, 2007 9:51 pm

RG64 wrote:
buggpower wrote:
my bug has IRS if that matters? id run a 195/60 or a 205/50 or 60.
In this case you will, having irs is like having long axles. sorry 'bout that, thought yours was a swing axle too.
So your saying I would need wider fenders? How much do you think they would stick out, maybe a inch?

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Re: 15X7 deep dish oem wheels.....

Post by Ozzie » Wed Mar 28, 2007 12:00 pm

hrtburn wrote:Image
-nuno
Best pic of a batch plant I've ever seen.
How's the 15x7's working out?
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15X7 deep dish oem wheels.....

Post by ornjkr8 » Mon May 30, 2011 7:21 pm

I'm gonna dig this one out of the grave,How did the wheels work out?

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Re: 15X7 deep dish oem wheels.....

Post by YoungRooster » Tue Apr 15, 2014 1:37 pm

Hi there! Sorry about re opening this discussion but I would just like to know if what you did possible with a 70 beetle? Im looking to slam it and put it on deep dish alloys like yours! I would like to go as deep as possible WITHOUT getting new rear wings! If you could give me as much advise as possible on this I would greatly appreciate it! Nice job on your car btw!
Ozzie wrote:
hrtburn wrote:Image
-nuno
hrtburn wrote:what tire size do you guys htink this is on the rear wheel?



at least a 60 side wall?>

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