Biggest tires that will fit.
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Join date : 2013-09-02
Location : Huber Heights, Ohio
- Post n°1
What is the biggest tire that will fit without the rear being raised up at all without cutting any of the body? I am wanting to use 15" rims only so some width size along with offset size would be helpful as well. Thinking a 15x10 rim with 295x60x15's might fit?
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Join date : 2013-01-14
Age : 27
Location : Flint/Detroit, MI - Charlotte, NC
- Post n°2
For the most part, you can fit almost any tire size you want, as long as you have the backspacing correct, with a stock gm 10 bolt 7.5, you can get an offset of 4-4.5 inches, if you change rear ends, then it changes the offset. If your keeping the car stock height then id try not to go any bigger than a 30inch diameter tire. So your 295 60 15 should fit no problem with a 4 inch backspace. Im planning on getting either 17s or 18s in an 11inch wide rim, so id be looking at a 335 35 17 or 335 30 18. Ive done multiple measurements and a tire that size would fit.
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- Post n°3
10" wide wheels with 5" backspacing and 295/50 tires fit with room to spare.
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- Post n°4
so if you have a 8.5 inch rear end will the 5. back spacing work? Or 4 3/4 back spacing to fit 15x10 rims with 295x50?