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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-05-2008, 11:13 PM Thread Starter
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Tires for Stock 15" Fanblades

I'm running 215-70-15 tires on my stock fanblades now, but I want to go larger, how large can I go with these? I'll probably go 60's or 65's, can I go as big as 255's or larger? No, I'm not going with different rims, love the 15" fanblades, just worring about rubbing ib fender-wells. Thanks Steve.
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-14-2008, 11:21 AM
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do a search, it help a lot, but i highly doubt your gonna get a 255 on a 6.5" rim....i might guess a 235 would be the safest and widest tire....maybe

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I'm doing 245/50/16s with no problem. See if there's a 245/50 or so for the 15s.

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ive been running 245/60/15s for about 25,000 with no issues. those wide tires really look sweet though. i believe i have read that 255s will fit with no issues either.

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245/50-15 is max on a 6.5 inch rim, they will be a pretty short tire and expensive. I don't think you will find any 255/50-15. I would put 235/60-15 on a fanblade rim.

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Take a look at this website it is pretty helpful.
http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html

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245/50-15 is max on a 6.5 inch rim, they will be a pretty short tire and expensive. I don't think you will find any 255/50-15. I would put 235/60-15 on a fanblade rim.
I agree with Dusty here. I'm running 235/60-15's until I get my 18 x 9's mounted then well... It's on to something a bit wider. 245's in the front and 275's in the back.

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