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Tight to steering arm?

On Thu, 10 Sep 1998, Tim King wrote:
> BTW, The offset is 45mm, and the tires are 205-55-16. I was thinking of
> going to a 225 when these wear out, but I don't know if they will fit.
> Clearance is really tight on the front steering arm (less than a 1/4") on my
> 200.
> Good luck,

"That's not tight, I'll show you 'tight'"    :-)

My 300ZXTT wheels fit tighter than that.  16x8.5 with 35mm offset and 
245/45-16 tires. The edge of the tire was less than 3mm from the steering 
arm.  I figured it wouldn't work since the tire deflects on cornering.  
However, those D40M2s have such stiff sidewalls, they don't deflect 
enough to touch the steering arm.  I checked very gradually and very 
carefully :-)

Graydon D. Stuckey

"There's alot more to Jazz than just wrong notes"