Now maybe I can get the rest of the stuff out from around the Ghia.
Ops department. I was wrong about the spacer size on my rear wheel. As a result, my measurements were off and a 9.5″ wheel is not going to be wide enough.
Looks like I’m going to have to go with the Forgestar CF5 in brilliant silver; still 19 x 8.5 up front with a 245/40, but a 19 x 10 in the rear with 285/35 tires.
These wheels are rotary forged instead of cast, so they should be much nicer in the long run.
It would seem this place should be the 370Z Project, as lately I’ve done more to the Z than the Ghia. The streak continues. I got a set of wheels and tires on the way.
I’m getting the 19’s, 8.5″ +21 up front and 9.5″ +10 in the rear. They are being delivered wrapped in Continental Extreme Contact DWS06 rubber, 245/40 and 275/35. Installed, they should look something like this.
I had a little time to start building my drop loft yesterday, so I welded up the ceiling mounts. I had an issue with the welder which at first seemed like a bad ground, but I’m fearing it’s a power supply issue (as you can see from the crappy welds). Yet another excuse to get a nicer unit.
Finally… one step closer to cleaning my mess and cracking the body off the chassis. Extra thanks again to Lord Franklin Forgington.
I’m sharing a couple pictures of the Blue Mamba V10 powered Ghia because I really dig this ride. … love the taillights and rounded fins.
… keeping Frank at bay.
One down, two to go. I hope Frank approves.