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Old 07-21-2003, 12:03 AM   #1
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Ok what'* the widest tire that will fit on my stock 15 inch aluminum rims? If I can't get the width i'm looking for I guess i'll be shopping for some new rims and possibly 16 or maybe 17 inch wheels.
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i think that you cant go much wider then the rim itself, but yet what do i know
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What have you got now E?

I have 215/65/R15 but not gonna go any more until you up the rims. Check out some tire sites, maybe thats a start
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i'm also running 215/65/15'*
Was thinking about going with 225/60/15'*
Maybe I'll just wait and go with some larger rims when the time and finances are right.
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Wider is better huh?

I don't mind these ones for now, but I can see what you mean
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You should be able to go with 225/60 R 15'* most all of the tires I looked at will go on a 6"-8" rim and I believe yours is a 6.5" rim so you should be fine. Also it will not mess up you reading to much either at 100 mph you speedometer will show 101.46 mph which is great.
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If for cosmetic reasons, anything that wlll fit is fine (too wide may wear the centers out) but if for performance reasons I like to match the tread width to the rim width. This keep the inside of the tread from lifting in a hard corner.
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