Biggest tires you can fit on stock wheels?

Biggest tires you can fit on stock wheels?

Postby Taffy25 [OP] » April 26th 2010, 3:22pm

Anyone got a rough idea the tallest/widest tires i i can fit on stock wheels with stock suspension?

Thanks in advance.
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Re: Biggest tires you can fit on stock wheels?

Postby Mr_Bowtie » April 26th 2010, 3:51pm

Here is a good thread all about fitting 235/75/r15 tires on stock suspension Vans. :chevy:
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Re: Biggest tires you can fit on stock wheels?

Postby Woodweasel » April 26th 2010, 5:54pm

I just put on 255 / 60 's on aftermarket GM Ralleys with a 6" backspacing. The slider just barely rubs on the tire.
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Re: Biggest tires you can fit on stock wheels?

Postby jeff's93astro » April 26th 2010, 8:07pm

i had 255/70 on stock rims
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Re: Biggest tires you can fit on stock wheels?

Postby sonsan95 » April 26th 2010, 9:30pm

I fit 275/60 15's on stock silverado rims on my safari
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Re: Biggest tires you can fit on stock wheels?

Postby astroturf » April 26th 2010, 10:05pm

sonsan95 wrote:I fit 275/60 15's on stock silverado rims on my safari


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Re: Biggest tires you can fit on stock wheels?

Postby webcat » April 26th 2010, 10:18pm

Woodweasel wrote:I just put on 255 / 60 's on aftermarket GM Ralleys with a 6" backspacing. The slider just barely rubs on the tire.

Got pictures ?
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Re: Biggest tires you can fit on stock wheels?

Postby Taffy25 [OP] » April 27th 2010, 12:18am

Cheers lads, appreciated as always.
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Re: Biggest tires you can fit on stock wheels?

Postby Mr_Bowtie » April 27th 2010, 6:55am

We need some pics in this thread of these wheel combos you guys have. :chevy:
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Re: Biggest tires you can fit on stock wheels?

Postby Woodweasel » April 28th 2010, 5:53pm

webcat wrote:
Woodweasel wrote:I just put on 255 / 60 's on aftermarket GM Ralleys with a 6" backspacing. The slider just barely rubs on the tire.

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255 / 60's on aftermarket Ralleys w/ 6" backspacing.
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Re: Biggest tires you can fit on stock wheels?

Postby ShAgSTRO » May 5th 2010, 2:17am

Woodweasel wrote:
webcat wrote:
Woodweasel wrote:I just put on 255 / 60 's on aftermarket GM Ralleys with a 6" backspacing. The slider just barely rubs on the tire.

Got pictures ?
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255 / 60's on aftermarket Ralleys w/ 6" backspacing.
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Re: Biggest tires you can fit on stock wheels?

Postby webcat » May 5th 2010, 2:31am

yea , really nice , where'd you find them rims?
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Re: Biggest tires you can fit on stock wheels?

Postby webcat » May 5th 2010, 2:36am

There's a guy on here that got 255/60/15 on his stock Astro rims , they buldge out a little though. hes got a white van in the picture in case you want to look for it.
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Re: Biggest tires you can fit on stock wheels?

Postby Woodweasel » May 5th 2010, 3:51pm

webcat wrote:yea , really nice , where'd you find them rims?



Thanks! It has been a long trip finding a Ralley with our 5X5 bolt pattern. Had to go to San Jose to get these in a 5X5 . Got the back tires at the size I'm after, but those fronts are going as soon as they wear out. They look to small, think I need a taller sidewall.
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Re: Biggest tires you can fit on stock wheels? (16")

Postby totm12 » May 6th 2010, 8:32pm

okay...now how about on 16" rims...as on my 2003????
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