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Hey all!

I tried searching and couldn't come up with anything!

i've got a 1976 Stingray, and have heard of people putting on wider tires than the 225's. Any one have suggestions on tires sizes/brands? I'd like to put on 245's or 255's, but would like to hear if that's possible!

Thanks!
David
 

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Even my 225's rub on the fender walls when locked in either direction.
 

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Not sure whether to do the 245/70/15's, 255/70/15's, or the 245/60/15's...

anyone have these matching sizes on their 76?
 

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On my '77 I have 255/60/15 on the back and 225/70/15 on the front. No rubbing on the front and from the back they really fill in nicely, not to mention that they hook up a lot better than 225's.

Good Luck!!!
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I've got the same setup as 77Buf on my 78. Now how do I get enough power to spin those fat tires?
Ahhh the age old question.....:laughing:

I have the same issue with my 76' and I have come to the conclusion that the answer is............................................crate engine.......:thumbsup: someday
 

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I run 255's all around. 17s on fr and 18s on rr. They just clear up front. By "just clear" i mean they never rub or hit when going over bumps. Let me know if you need more info...
 

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I found some original slotted aluminum Corvette wheels and finally when with 225-70/15 (original equipment size) the difference is night and day from those old 10x15 gamlber wheels with 225/60 on front and 235/60 on back.. The handling is great with the original 15x8 and 225-70..... They do rub the frame at the back of the tires though.

These tires are much taller than the 235/60's and when I used the auto tranny used to shift it' would chirp the shorter 60s... but won't budge the 70's.. .Yep, someday Crate Engine.. In mean tire... I use the 05 Goat to chiiiiiiiiiiiiiirrrrrrrppppp the tires in 3 of the 6, sometimes 4 of the 6 gears.. 400 ponies and 400 ft lb torque make quite a difference lol

BF Goodrich with raised white letters. So far good on dry and in the rain today, (didn't read weather report) and if it ices, sleets and snows... we won't be finding out how they do in it... too many people don't know how to drive in that stuff here)
 
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