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post #1 of 29 (permalink) Old Dec 4th, 08, 08:39 PM Thread Starter
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Largest rim/tire combo to fit on 69?

I'm thinking about new rims and tires, please help- I would like to keep them with stock suspension and 4 multi leaf springs, in the wheel wells without any modifications.

Front I'm thinking- 18 by 8 rims, 235/40/18 or 225's
Rears I'm thining- 18 by 10 rims, 255/40/18

are these to wide of rims? and tires?

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Re: Largest rim/tire combo to fit on 69?

Should be fine i think.

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Re: Largest rim/tire combo to fit on 69?

pictures? i am always curious! have you picked the rim?

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Re: Largest rim/tire combo to fit on 69?

With those size rims, you will want a 245 in front and a 275 in the rear! looks a little better.

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Re: Largest rim/tire combo to fit on 69?

Front 18x8 5" backspacing 245/40/18
Back 18x10 5.75" backspacing 275/40/18
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Re: Largest rim/tire combo to fit on 69?

I would love 245's in front and 275's in back but i'm not going to roll the fender lips and want to throw some on without issue. I heard that 245's with a front pax rub a little too.
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That is true, less problems with a little bit smaller tires
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Re: Largest rim/tire combo to fit on 69?

The 10" rim is a bit more difficult to fit then the 9.5. But will fit.
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Re: Largest rim/tire combo to fit on 69?

18x8 fronts with 5.0" backspacing and 235 wide tires, 18x9 rears with 5.5" backspacing and 275 wide tires.
Im leaning towards these on TTII's.
or Foose Nitrous 5's 18 by 8.5 5/110 on 235/40/18 front
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post #10 of 29 (permalink) Old Dec 5th, 08, 09:48 AM
 
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Re: Largest rim/tire combo to fit on 69?

Here are 18x8 (225/40/18) 18x10 (275/35/18)
Boyd Junkyard Dog rims with B.F.G. kdw tires. No modifications
made to the 1/4's they are new and I have about an inch between
the rear lip and the tire. Front will rub very slightly If I have the steering
wheel all the way either way.
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love them! love your ride!
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heres mine on cragar SS 14's - i love them but would like bigger!
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Re: Largest rim/tire combo to fit on 69?

What about Foose legends or Nitrous
18 by 7 fronts- 235/40/18 4"BS
18 by 9 rears- 255/40/18 5.25" BS
Will this be an issue on stock suspension and original wheel wells?
i can't do 18 by 10 or 275 tires

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18x8/18x10 combo will fit no problem...just get expert advice like I did.


Fronts:
18x8 (4.875" b/s) 245/45's
Rears:
18x10 (5.625" b/s) 275/40's

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Re: Largest rim/tire combo to fit on 69?

I had 245/45/17 on a 17x8 rim with 5" backspace and had to shim my steering arms to get them to clear. If you are looking for the lowest stance possible probably 5" works otherwise I'd probably go 4.75 or 4-7/8", if you just want it to fit but aren't planning on lowering it to the dirt.

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