Originally Posted by REX8
No, you absolutely don't need an 8". Even a 7" is going to be fine. Heck, the right 225 tire on a 6.5" is fine.
i fit 225/50/16 es100's on my stock wheels and a friend fit 225/50/16 kuhmo mx's on his.
i honestly like the look of more rubber on a wheel than a wheel stretched to keep bead.