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Old 07-20-2014, 08:07 PM
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Just signed up here, live in alberta canada. What are some suggestions for tires that will fit on the stock rims of my 84 gn, currently have 275-50-15s BFG t/a on but cant get them up here they are all on back order for months. IM Close enough to run to Montana to pick some up, its a regular driver for 4-5 months in the summer but want to street drag it on some weekends. Just dynod at 330 at the rears @ 14 lbs of boost but have boost controller and can go up from there.
seriously cant find any 275s up here i could fit 285s does anyone make them??? but i think 295s are going to rub on the inside. ALL info on Brands/sizes/dealers would be greatly appreciated, feel free to email me! Thanks all
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Old 07-22-2014, 02:30 PM
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The BFGs in that size have not been produced in many years. And not much available as a street radial in that size anymore.

To get that size in a nice, non-drag radial tire I would recommend the Mickey Thompson Sportsman S/R. They have several widths in a 26" tall tire. All depends on what rims you have to get a good fitment.

http://www.mickeythompsontires.com/s...em=SportsmanSR
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Old 07-22-2014, 08:25 PM
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So with my 275's on the stock aluminum 84 rims i can prob go a total of 1/2 inch wider in total width without frame notching or fender rolling, back to the internet to do some searching. thanks
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Old 07-28-2014, 07:48 AM
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I would not recommend a tire that wide on a 7" wheel. You will wear the centers out, and it can come off the rim since the sides will balloon out.
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Default Re: finding tires

Go online to Tire Rack, enter the tire size you want and up pops what's currently available. You may buy wherever you wish, but the site provides good info.

P245/60R15 are available for the rear and lots of P215/65R15 for the front.
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Old 08-09-2014, 02:01 PM
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While 245/60 will fit on stock wheels, they'll be a little taller than stock. (Albeit, not much.) A 235/60 is a very good match.
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