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17'' C5 wheel swap

I have an '85 vette and have recently purchased a set of 17'' C5 wheels. They came with a 2'' spacer as they were previously mounted on a TransAm. Is a spacer required to mount them on my car and if so what size spacer is required to obtain the correct offset.

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Terry i used 1 1/2 inch spacers, yes they are need c\because when turning your front tires will rub. the "correct is a preference issue. I believe that 1 inch would have looked and worked better for me. 2 inch no thank you...Cory

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