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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-16-2007, 10:09 PM Thread Starter
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Tire fit on stock rims

What size tires will fit on sport 16" aluminum rims? And what size rims and tires are the biggest that I can go with without them rubbing?

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What do you mean by biggest? Width or height? Assuming you want width, you can run 255/50/16.
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like widest and tallest rim and tire that will fit with no rub on turns or bumps and the best preformance tire that will fit on stock rims.

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You have to choose between tallest and widest. If you get 255's then you have to go with a very low profile. If you want taller then you have to have to get a narrower tire.
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I run 235/60/16's

I don't plan on lowering my XR7 anytime soon and to me that size seems the best trade-off for height & width. They are just a tad taller then the 225/60/16's so the speedo is still pretty dead on too. I think it's like 1mph off at 60 or something like that.
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I just put a set of 245/50/16 on the back of my Bird. I am thinking of putting a set on the front but was wondering as well how wide i could go in the front. If i put another set of 245/50/16 on front will i have rubbing issues.

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...If i put another set of 245/50/16 on front will i have rubbing issues...
That is what I am running at all four corners... no issues.
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