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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 27th, 10, 09:29 PM Thread Starter
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Question 1969 14x7 P225/70/R14

I looked through the photos and posts, but could not find anyone with the combination I am looking to do on my 1969 RS/SS Convertible. All stock with 14x7 ralley rims.

Will BF Goodrich P225/70/R14 work on all fours with no rub in the front and back?

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 28th, 10, 06:02 AM
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Re: 1969 14x7 P225/70/R14

I don't run your exact size but do have 14x7 rims on the front with 3-5/16 back space. My tire is a 205/70-14 Radial TA. My convert is lowered 1 to 2 inches in the front and I don't have any rubbing issues. If you are unsure and want to order tires, I'd order them from your local Discount tire. The first set I ordered was too tall and they took them back even though I drove them for 10 miles. They wouldn't credit me the freight charge but applied the entire cost of the tires and tax towards the 205's.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 28th, 10, 07:46 AM Thread Starter
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Re: 1969 14x7 P225/70/R14

Thank you for the advice. Anyone else out there running P225's?

I have been trying to find the tallest tire that can fit to counter-act a larger gear ratio. The P225/70/14's seem to be the tallest overall diameter that anyone is posting and mesasure 26.4". Even the fatter Nitto 555's are shorter in overall diameter.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 28th, 10, 12:03 PM
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Re: 1969 14x7 P225/70/R14

I'm running 14x7 reproduction rallys with BF Goodrich 235/60 R 14's. I don't remember the backspacing on my wheels, but I don't have any rubbing issues front or back. I'm running Hotchkis lowering springs front and rear, so the car is lowered a bit. The 70 series you are looking at will likey be a tad taller and more narrow. Wouldn't think you would have any issues with the rear, not sure on the front.

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