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Old 02-19-2010, 12:32 PM   #1
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Default 17x7.5 wheels

If i grab some 17x7.5 wheels what size tire can I run without rubbing if i want some wide tires?

Sorry for the noob question and i know i should know this
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Old 02-19-2010, 02:47 PM   #2
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why dont you just get some 17x8 and be donw with it???
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Old 02-19-2010, 03:37 PM   #3
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Widest you can realistically run on a 7.5 is a 235, though most people will recommend running a 225. As Uncle Scotty (obscurely) suggested, an 8" wide wheel would allow you to run 235's or even 245's no problem.
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Old 02-19-2010, 06:17 PM   #4
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Widest you can realistically run on a 7.5 is a 235, though most people will recommend running a 225. As Uncle Scotty (obscurely) suggested, an 8" wide wheel would allow you to run 235's or even 245's no problem.
Awesome man thanks for the help
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Old 02-19-2010, 06:22 PM   #5
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a 17x7.5 is a waste of time

17x7 for winter 205/50

and 17x8 for the rest and anything from a 215/45 to a 245/45
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Old 02-19-2010, 06:23 PM   #6
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Nothing wrong with 17x7.5s for winter. They came stock so I'm keeping 'em
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