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    Tire size?

    My wheels are the stock 17" I hav 245's all around from when I bought it & I want fatter tires.. Whats the widest tire I can fit on my rims without changin up anything?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Madison View Post
    My wheels are the stock 17" I hav 245's all around from when I bought it & I want fatter tires.. Whats the widest tire I can fit on my rims without changin up anything?
    you sure they aren't the 16s? Only WS6s and Firehawks came with 17s.

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    Woops lol ya 16"s my bad..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Madison View Post
    Woops lol ya 16"s my bad..
    Those should be a 16x8 and unfortunately the widest you can go is 245. If you want to go wider might want to consider a different set of wheels.

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    Actually, if you can find them, there are 255-60-16 that used to go on earlier Vettes. You will have to change the info in the computer to account for the slightly taller height of the tires. I used to do that on my '89 T/A...

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