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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-18-2010, 07:20 PM Thread Starter
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I'm shopping for new tires. My current tires are 215/70r15 with maybe 50-60 thousand miles. My question is, with the stock 15 inch 5x4.25 rim, can I go to a tire size of 225/65 with the stock rim? I've never done this before and I just don't know what will work with the stock rims. Thx.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-18-2010, 07:36 PM
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you won't have trouble. i ran a 275/60 r15 on the rear of my bird with the stock fanblade rims for about 3 years. only issue was a little pre-mature tread wear (just keep the pressure down).

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225/65 is perfectly fine. That is just a tad wider. We ran 235's on my mom's Cougar. With Stock wheels.

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Thats good to know, thanks for the input fellas.
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235s are fine, 245s is pushing it, and anything over that you are just asking for poor wear patterns.




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