I Am Thinking 10.5 Is The Practical Limit...

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  1. VanishingPoint

    VanishingPoint Silver Member

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    I am thinking 10.5 is the practical limit for rear wheels :mad:

    And here is why:

    I know a rim manufacturer who does makes 20x11's for the Challenger in several types and other sizes, and they claim the 20x11 fits under the rear fenders and does not rub when on the car (though I imagine with two people, full fuel, and a trunk full of luggage hitting bumps I don't know-some folks can live with that type of rubbing but I can't on a $70K car) .

    Further, if you put it on a lift it will contact the frame as the suspension relaxes. I am guessing if you push the 11 inch rim (offset?) to just outside the rear fender, this could be eliminated, but I am not a fan of that particular look at all and it of course brings the possibility of fender strikes.

    The big problem is you can't really return them if you don't like them, lol.

    Further, I love the factory rims-and spending a small fortune for rims of the same quality and not raising the weight significantly for just over 1 inch per rim (over the 9.5's) for the rear seems just not worth it to me?

    Now if someone made the exact matching factory rear hellcat rims in 10.5's with no ill issues, I would be all over it. And sorry, rim widening is not an option for me.

    So I feel I must wait or stick with the factories...
     
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    If the OE wheel was made in a 10" or 10.5" width my guess is they would be just like the Hellcat..... very popular and impossible to get a set because they can't make them fast enough.

    Based on DrBuick, JHC and the others that are running them, the 305's work well on the stock 9.5 inch rim (even though specs wise a 10" preferred). Do you want to go to a 315 or what?
     
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    Mickey T makes the SC-5 in 10.5, 24mm offset. 9"s for the frontif you want the set. I like the simplicity of that wheels looks.

    But like you said, dont know what the final product will look like. The Nitto NT555r in 305 is about a 12" footprint on the factory rim like 707 said, people are doin it.
     
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    You "southern folk" need to get moving on this whole tire/wheel situation so when the snow clears us "northern folk" have a lot less guesswork to do!
     
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    DGatzby Gold Member Hellcat Car Club HCC Charter Member Midwest Regional Pres.

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    So I am all good with the black wheels and am very pleased we can put the 305 DR on. I will and that will work for the track. I hate the look!
    I want the old school look and Foose makes some killer chrome. I want to put some on. Makes no sense to buy 9.5". I want to go with 10.5 and potentially get the 315's back there. Does anyone have pictures or can confirm the 24" offset works? I will imagine we can clear the inside because I have seen a post or two with a lessor offset, they worked but they did a small mod, but how does it look with respect to the fender to go out to 24mm? No big deal if I can't get an answer the car will be here in a few weeks and I shall be one of the first to report.

    I agree with DB2 you folks in the warm who have these now should be plowing some ground for us frozen types up here.
     
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    I am in the process of test fitting the Mickey Thompson SC-5 set up. 9"front and 10.5 in the rear. I will post up when I have the results.. looks like this Tuesday I will be able to pull the car around and give them a try..
     
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    Sweet StellaHC.............please do report back with photo's!
     
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    I am only test fitting 1 front and 1 rear wheel for MT. I will not be mounting tires. Basically just confirming the wheels will fit the brakes...
     
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    I would love to have 9" front and 11" rear wheels. Your test gets me one step closer. Please come back and post up the results.
     
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    DGatzby Gold Member Hellcat Car Club HCC Charter Member Midwest Regional Pres.

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    Thanks Stellas, so they are not looking at any offset trials yet, just confirming clearing the brakes?
     
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    Yes, from the way it sounds, that is correct... These wheels with the listed offsets do fit the '14 and older SRTs.. I think they just want confirmation that they fit the Hellcats and their new brakes... I will update Tuesday afternnoon...
     
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    Are there any pics with 'rubba?
     
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    Triumph Performance Wheels is already on the game.
    They made my rear shoes 10.5 wide while engineering the front to fit like Bally shoes!!
    6k a set but custom shoes are not cheap!


    WT
     
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    White Trash what offset did you get for the 10.5's?
     
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