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JDub 05-12-2004 04:09 PM

Question about tire & rim width
 
Will a 225 width tire fit a 6.5" rim?

Mystikal 05-13-2004 02:29 AM

No. And if it did, it would handle horribly, tramlining everywhere.

JDub 05-13-2004 04:34 AM

I just came across Goodyear's site and it says that 225/50/16 fits on approved rim width 6.0-8.0. So is this correct or not?

Quack 05-13-2004 04:43 AM

225 on a 6" wide rim is kinda sketchy, it would be better on a 7" wide rim

SickFinga 05-13-2004 07:16 AM

depends on the aspect ratio

AndreNY 05-13-2004 02:08 PM

yea that would def look and handle good *th-up*

JDub 05-13-2004 02:41 PM

Thanks for the help guys. I asked a tire guy and he said it should be fine. I didn't realize my stock rims were 7", I thought they were 7.5" so putting them on a 6.5" will be ok.

Mystikal 05-14-2004 03:30 AM

I'm telling you, it will handle bad.

felixthecat 05-14-2004 03:34 AM

that'll give it a meaty look..but the tires are gonna run around once they get broken in...response will be slower and you'll have less feel too...


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