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Proper tire size 930....

Hello,

I'm doing a wide body conversion on a 1985 Carrera. Can anyone suggest the best tire combination for street use only. I want them tall enough to fill out the flares and they are going on 8 and 9 inch 16 inch wheels.

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Stock size is 225/50-16 for the 8's and 245/45-16 for the 9's. That's what I have on my 8's and 10's. http://www.pelicanparts.com/gallery/equality72521/
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Tall enough to fill out the flares? You mean wide enough.
Unless you go 255/315 you're not wide enough.
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On a related note, I have a '85 Turbo with 8" Fuchs in the rear and 225s, but I want the later, wider 245s. Do I NEED the 9" Fuchs or would it be OK to mount the 245s on the 8s? I worry the sidewall will be too pinched on the 8" rim.
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I think you'll bulge out a little.
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Crap.

I'll look for a set of 9" Fuchs, but MAN, this was an expense I didn't want.

Should've held out for an '86.
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Stock size is 225/50-16 for the 8's and 245/45-16 for the 9's. That's what I have on my 8's and 10's. http://www.pelicanparts.com/gallery/equality72521/
I thought stock was 205/50/16 and 245/45/16.

edit: Waittaminute. I'm thinking of stock 7-inch fronts and 9-inch rears. You're talking about 8-inch wide wheels. I believe my car has 7s and 9s.
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The only way to fill the "flares" AND look right is, as Brian says, around 255 and 315; and to do so you need to go to - at least - 17" wheels. There is no choices in 16".
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The only way to fill the "flares" AND look right is, as Brian says, around 255 and 315; and to do so you need to go to - at least - 17" wheels. There is no choices in 16".


These will fill your wheel wells.....ebay item number: 220377560153

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