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Old 11-23-2009, 02:23 PM
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Default Biggest size tire for 78 camaro wheel well

sup guys i got a 78 z28 and im in need of some new rubber, but i really want that staggered look. Big *** tires in the back and decent size ones in the front. what do you guys recommend that would fit in the wheel well? would 295's fit nice?
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hey dude, glad to see another 78 rollin around out there =] i stumbled on this forum thread while seeing what tires to put on mine, hope it helps http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?t=47101
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hey dude, glad to see another 78 rollin around out there =] i stumbled on this forum thread while seeing what tires to put on mine, hope it helps http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?t=47101
thanks for that link, my tires are dry rotting on my 78 and i think its about time for some new ones (christmas present anyone?)
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I assume you're trying to get the widest tire size possible without tubbing the rear fenders. I have a 71 with 275's and its a tight fit and I have fender flares in the rear. It's also going to depend on the offset, but if you want to get an idea, take a measurement from the inside of the fender well (the point sticking out the farthest) to the point where you want the tire in relation to the rear fender (keep in mind you'll want a little bit of a gap between the tire and the fender well). If you give your local tire guy the measurement he should be able to tell you about how wide you could go.

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15x8 standard offset 275-60/15 cooper cobras on the rear
15x7 standard offset 235-60/15 cooper cobras on the front
never had a rubbing issue,all the suspension is new
rims are cragar street star wheels
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Thanks alot guys I appreciate all your help, i think 235 in the front and 275s in the back are the way to go, thanks again.
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