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Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2006 11:53 pm 
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can anyone confirm if a 245/45R16 is too wide for a 7" rim? i suspect its a little too wide....

 

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Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2006 12:16 am 
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Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2006 12:47 am 
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just a touch 2 wide :P

 

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Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2006 1:43 am 
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um, try about a 9 inch.

 

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Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2006 3:06 am 
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no youd need an 8inch wide rim for that

 

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Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2006 3:25 am 
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Fit 'em anyway. :twisted:


the f**k will be like ballons

 

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Lol, yeah, it's for the extra fat look.
I wonder how much sidewall flex there would be.... hehe


heaps! look hell fat though probably wont be able to go around a corner

 

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Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2006 10:25 am 
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was wondering if i could get away with a 7" because toyo reccomend a 7.5"-9" rim for that size

not quite the same, but i've seen a 265 on a 15X7"....

 

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Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2006 10:33 am 
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yeah thats 15 but more sidewall

 

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Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2006 10:46 am 
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i know..... thats why i said "not quite the same"

the 265 had one hell of a bulge on the 7" rim tho lol

 

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Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2006 10:54 am 
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I would only put 245's on 8's, maybe 9s.
255s are better for 9's though.
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ive had 255's on 8 inch rims before. looks tuff

 

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On my old Skyline I had 225s on a 6in rim, and never had any trouble with them.

 

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