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This is a discussion on Tire size within the GTO forums, part of the Vehicle Specific category; I looking to buy some Nitto 555DR for my goat. I'm wondering if the 275-40-17 will fit the rear without ...

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    I looking to buy some Nitto 555DR for my goat. I'm wondering if the 275-40-17 will fit the rear without having to cut the fenders. Any one know?

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    you'll probably still be looking at rolling you wheelwell lip.
    drag bags will help

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Popo View Post
    I looking to buy some Nitto 555DR for my goat. I'm wondering if the 275-40-17 will fit the rear without having to cut the fenders. Any one know?

    Thanx
    Some people have been able to get those to fit since they run small. Depends on a few things though like if you need a cradle alignment and if your springs are still retaining OEM height. The OEM springs start to sag quite a but as they get older ... kind of like tits.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GTO1_OHIO View Post
    Some people have been able to get those to fit since they run small. Depends on a few things though like if you need a cradle alignment and if your springs are still retaining OEM height. The OEM springs start to sag quite a but as they get older ... kind of like tits.
    my car is a good example of the sag......1.2" drop spring raised the rear of mine

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