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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Apr 19th, 04, 05:40 AM Thread Starter
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the car is a 69 Z28 with 12-bolt
current tire ia a 255-50-15 and looks tight

will a 275-50-15 or 275-60-15 rub on the inner fenders?

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old Apr 19th, 04, 05:47 AM
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in theory, 255 is as wide as you should go on an 8" rim. 275 needs 9". with 60's on 15's, you can probably get away with it tho, no way with 40-50's on 16 or 17". a 275 can fit in the fenders, but really really tight, backspace has to be perfect.





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