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Bigger tire on stock rim?

This is a discussion on Bigger tire on stock rim? within the Wheels and Tires forums, part of the General Help category; need new tires and wanted to see if i could fit something bigger on my stock rim.....275's on there now...

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    Bigger tire on stock rim?

    need new tires and wanted to see if i could fit something bigger on my stock rim.....275's on there now
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    Well from what I have read, if you are on a 9" rim.... You are already at the limit for tire size..

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    don't go bigger... if so, get widser rims,
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    were 245's on there stock? these tires have been on since i got the car and not sure what came on them stock....a non-ws6 trans am

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    Quote Originally Posted by dude2race
    were 245's on there stock? these tires have been on since i got the car and not sure what came on them stock....a non-ws6 trans am
    are your wheels 16"x8" or the 17x9"
    16x8, don't go wider than 245
    17x9, don't go wider than 275
    at least for properly mounted tires on the rim.

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