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Old 09-09-2005, 06:30 PM   #1
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Default !!! need help quick. Can you run a 215/45/17 tire on a 17x8 wheel?

The company im buying my rims through... only 17x8 wheel.

THe problem:

I already ordered tires that are 215/45/17, i was expecting a 7.5 whide wheel.

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Can you run a 215/45/17 tire on a 17x8 wheel?

Let me know soon so i can call the vendor back!

Thanks!
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Old 09-09-2005, 07:07 PM   #2
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Tire Rack's website recommends 225/45/17 on all 17" wheels, 7" to 8", so I would switch to that size to avoid problems.
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Old 09-09-2005, 07:10 PM   #3
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I cant.. ive bought the tires already.

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Old 09-09-2005, 07:53 PM   #4
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They will fit but the tires will be stretched.
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Old 09-09-2005, 08:15 PM   #5
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mm stretched.. my friend is running 215 on 9" wide tires.. but he has a 240
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Old 09-09-2005, 10:39 PM   #6
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...what tires????
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