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Old Nov 28th, 12, 08:16 AM
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Default Recommendation for 16" tire size

I picked up a used set of Vintage Wheel Works - V45 - 16X8 rims with 4.5" Backspacing off of Craigslist (SCORE: got a Super deal )...
anyway they came with a good set of (4) 225/50/16 tires, but I'm not happy with how the tires look in the wheel-wells.
They look so small in there.

Can anybody recommend a good size tire to fill out my 69 Camaro wheel-wells?

Any pic's would help.

Basically stock suspension/ride height. But I do plan to lower the front 2" very soon.

1969 Camaro SS350, M21, 12 Bolt, 01B LOS Build

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Old Nov 28th, 12, 03:41 PM
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Default Re: Recommendation for 16" tire size

I would try some 255/50/16s I had some all around on my 69 bird and Ronal wheels 16x8 - I dont remember the back spacing but they fit my 87 T/A and my 69 bird only rub I ever heard was when pulling into a driveway when the rear twisted - it rubbed on inner LR they seem to fit the wheel and the wheelwell better but i would mount one and test fit it
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