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Old 08-05-2005, 09:55 PM   #1
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I need tires and want to go wider but dont need to lose any side wall hight.Whats the fattest tire we can run without rubbing on a 98?Im looking at the new goodyear assurance tires.Thanks SO CLEAN ONE
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I wouldn't go over 245. But you may still get some rubbing.
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245'* will work with no rubbing, there were 2 guys running these at B fest
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The 245 /50/ 16? And are the sidewalls about the same as 225 /60/ 16 just wider?SO CLEAN ONE
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The 245 /50/ 16? And are the sidewalls about the same as 225 /60/ 16 just wider?SO CLEAN ONE
50'* would be about an inch or 2 shorter profile than 60'*
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50'* would be about an inch or 2 shorter profile than 60'*
They are significantly shorter. Expect a lot more wheel well to show.
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Tire Size Comparison

Specification  Sidewall  Radius  Diameter  Circumference  Revs/Mile  Difference
225/60-16         5.3in  13.3in    26.6in         83.7in        757        0.0%
245/50-16         4.8in  12.8in    25.6in         80.6in        786       -3.7%
245/55-16         5.3in  13.3in    26.6in         83.6in        758       -0.1%
245/60-16         5.8in  13.8in    27.6in         86.6in        731        3.5%
255/60-16         6.0in  14.0in    28.0in         88.1in        719        5.3%
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