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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Feb 20th, 01, 01:59 PM Thread Starter
 
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what is the tallest and widest tire that will fit in the rear of a 68 camaro. has no leaf springs. it has ladder bars and coil overs. the ford 9in rear end is stock length and it is not tubbed.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old Feb 20th, 01, 04:11 PM
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I have run a 295-50-15 on an 15x8 vette ralley wheel on my 68 with a stock leaf spring suspension.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old Feb 21st, 01, 02:52 PM
 
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You don't remember what the section width was on the 295's mounted on the 8" rims, do you?? I ask because I want to run 295/16's on 9" or 10" rims. pdq67




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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old Feb 22nd, 01, 03:57 PM
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pdq,
The tread width was 11.75 and the side walls buldged alittle on the rims.
If you send me your E-MAIL address I will send you a couple of pictures on Monday when I return from CA.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old Feb 22nd, 01, 08:26 PM
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PDQ, Don't know what tire your looking for but bfgoodrich p295/50/r16 list a section width of 12.2" on a 9.5" rim.

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