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10/30/10 7:01pm - Original Message: 'Wheel Gap'
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edgwood, MD - USA

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1975 convertible,with the hard top and power streering.it a 350 L48 with auto trans. the color is light blue.

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 I was just wondering ,what the spacing from center of wheel to lip of wheel well (rear) is suppose to be?
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10/31/10 12:44pm - Reply: 'Wheel Gap'
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Hi Rick, I got 3 different readings, from 15 3/4" to 16 1/2" Confused so i guess it's variable.

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10/31/10 9:18pm - Reply: 'Wheel Gap'
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2005 Daytona Sunset Orange Coupe ----------- Sold 1974 T-top, 4 spd to BillKS

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Rick, I measured from the ground to the wheel well lip and mine reads 28 3/4".   Gives ya another measurement to go by, too.   Wink Big smile 
 
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11/1/10 8:07am - Reply: 'Wheel Gap'
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Duncanville, TX - USA

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#1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/ Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight" #2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas

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Too many variables involved. Chances are there were never any two cars produced that were the same. There is a "base" measurement(+/-) from the ground to the wheelwell lip in the engineering specs, and, I believe, in the alignment specs. I'd have to dig that info out, if no-one else has it handy...

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11/1/10 10:33pm - Reply: 'Wheel Gap'
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I was just wondering ,because I notice that like Joel said the gap is different on each car just about.
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