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    How wide of a tire can you run on a 99 V6 base model with the 235 opt from the factory without any clearance issues?
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    is that an 8" rim? I believe you'll run into safety issues before clearance issues. I believe 245 or 255 is probably about the max on an 8" rim you can run safely.

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    I ran a 265/45/16 on the flakes and could go slightly wider..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Smittro View Post
    I ran a 265/45/16 on the flakes and could go slightly wider..
    that tire would be recommended for a rim larger than 8" though.....what you can fit and what you can fit safely are usually different.

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    Will a 245/50/16 which is the opt tire for the Z28 fit on a base model Camaro?

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    Quote Originally Posted by vetteemt View Post
    Will a 245/50/16 which is the opt tire for the Z28 fit on a base model Camaro?
    that'll fit no problem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 0rion View Post
    that tire would be recommended for a rim larger than 8" though.....what you can fit and what you can fit safely are usually different.
    Believe me they (265's) fit safely..
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