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Anyone running 255/55/16's?

Was messing around on tirerack and found some 255/55/16 tires that interested me. The overall diameter is 27" compared to our stock 26.9" and fit on a 7" rim. Not that big of a selection but the prices weren't bad. Only thing was the better brands were listed as sport truck tires but does that really matter? I know that when teh time comes for new tires I want something wider but want to keep my speedo accurate. If this doesn't seem viable I will go with 235/60's when the time comes but that won't be for a while. Just curious about this now so I know for later. Here is a link to one of the tires.

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....omCompare1=yes

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i dont know, but im subscribing to see the answer for this.

also, for my curiosity, what is the widest tire you can fit on a sport rim?


=97 Thunderbird Lx Sport=
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::Stock::
16.483 @ 84.58
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::New Best::
15.921 @ 87.86
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::Sea Level @ HRP::
15.187 @ 91.64

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