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    Cant remember tire size

    im looking to buy some M/T drag radials for my stock rims, they're the stock 16" but cant remember the tire size isnt it like 245/??? does anyone know the stock size and if so, will the 255/??'s fit on there. Thanks for any info guys

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    Quote Originally Posted by Laytonium View Post
    im looking to buy some M/T drag radials for my stock rims, they're the stock 16" but cant remember the tire size isnt it like 245/??? does anyone know the stock size and if so, will the 255/??'s fit on there. Thanks for any info guys
    stock tire size for a 16" rim is 145/50/16... i think...

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    stock is 245 50 16. A 255 should fit no problem. It will be slightly taller too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spaz View Post
    stock tire size for a 16" rim is 145/50/16... i think...
    holy shit... 245... not 145... sorry aobut that!!!

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    I ran some regular 255's on mine at one time but honestly I probably wouldn't do that with a drag radial that you'll be lowering pressures on. That's really pushing the rim width with that tire.
    Last edited by 0rion; 02-09-2008 at 02:40 AM.

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    255's are fine. know several people runnin m/t 255 on stock f body wheels...

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    they will fit

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    the difference is 10 mm... 245, 255... 275, 285... mm wide, 50, 60, mm tall. its close but may not be accurate within 2-3 mm

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