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This is a discussion on tires within the Corvette forums, part of the Vehicle Specific category; anyone running 295's on the stock 18x9.5 in rims. If so how far are they sticking out or anyproblems with ...

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    anyone running 295's on the stock 18x9.5 in rims. If so how far are they sticking out or anyproblems with them.

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    I ran 305's on them, no problems.
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    i have 285/35-18 on both of my cars with the 18 x 9.5 C5 Y2K wheels. 295 won't be a problem.

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    Whats the biggest tire you can run (without any body/wheel mod) on stock
    Y2k C5 rims? I have the magnesium thick spoke ones. Is is 305s? will this add to protection against addition rim rash?

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    what about the for the fronts?

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