[V8] Re: 255's on 71x 9 rims?
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Fri Dec 31 13:18:13 EST 2004
I run 255/40 on 17x8.5 ET30 on our v8 without problem. Stock suspension.
In a message dated 12/30/2004 3:35:39 PM Eastern Standard Time, "Coleman, David" <David.Coleman at blackrock.com> writes:
>I had 235/xx-16s, and now run 255/xx-17s for summer tires with zero
>rubbing under any conditions. I can't remember the aspect ratio for
>either, but I'm certain the diameters are both were essentially the same
>as the O.E. 215/xx-15 setup.
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>> Subject: [V8] Re: 255's on 71x 9 rims?
>> Hey Listers,
>> I remember some discussion in the past, but could find
>> nothing definitive in the archives as to whether or not 255-
>> 45 or 40(?) -17's will fit on the V8 without rubbing.
>> My current setup is 17 x 9 et 35, with 235-45-17 tires on it
>> ( I have 14"
>> Wilwoods, so no go on anything less than 17" wheels). They
>> have a few little dings from chuckholes and will now be
>> winter wheels only.
>> So, I thought that I would poss go up a size for my new
>> summer wheels.
>> Also, any BTDT with regards to certain tires that might be a
>> "little" wider than normal and might rub (whereas some in
>> the same size do not) might be great too.
>> Happy New Year,
>> And FYI , anyone interested in a nice set of factory wheels
>> with 30% worn Dunlops 225-55-15(mounted) before they hit the
>> marketplace and Ebay?
>> Wheels are solid 8+ in the looks and no dents.
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>> southern NH.
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