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Old 01-17-2004, 04:14 PM   #1
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Default Does anyone make 305/40/17 tires?

I would like to stick with 27" diameter tires (approximately). I can find 275/50/17's but nothing bigger. Is that all there is?
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Old 01-17-2004, 04:47 PM   #2
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Default Re: Does anyone make 305/40/17 tires? (BBShark)

But a 275/50/17 is 27.8 inchs tall.how much taller do you want to go,plus thats an 11 inch wide tire too.i have alot of pages saved on tall tires let me go look.also heres a tire chart http://www.sstire.com/tireheights.html


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Old 01-17-2004, 04:48 PM   #3
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Default Re: Does anyone make 305/40/17 tires? (patsnitrovette)

a buddy of mine is running 335/40/17's on his GT stang
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Old 01-17-2004, 04:51 PM   #4
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Default Re: Does anyone make 305/40/17 tires? (Corz)

also
305 45 17 ----------27.81
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Old 01-17-2004, 05:13 PM   #5
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Default Re: Does anyone make 305/40/17 tires? (patsnitrovette)

I want to go wider not taller. I would like to stick with a 27 inch diameter to fill out the wheel well. Right now I am thinking about 275/50-17 in the back and 245/50-17 in the front. I would really like to go wider in the back but cant really find much. I will check the 335's. Do you know what brand the Mustang tires are?
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Old 01-17-2004, 06:53 PM   #6
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I cannot find anyone making 335/40's or 335/45's x 17. I have to ask this again, does anyone make a tire wider than 275 in a 17 that is about 27 inches in diameter. If there is, please let me know the size and the manufacturer.
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Old 01-19-2004, 04:50 PM   #7
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Default Re: Does anyone make 305/40/17 tires? (BBShark)

The tire size 315/35-17 there are some, one of the supporting venders carrys several different tires. Also if you call them they may have other options for you.
http://www.discounttiredirect.com/di...do?step=search
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Old 01-23-2004, 01:08 PM   #8
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The tire size 315/35-17 there are some, one of the supporting venders carrys several different tires. Also if you call them they may have other options for you.
http://www.discounttiredirect.com/di...do?step=search
ok guys, what are the futment issues going to be on my 72 shark??? what size rim do i need??
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Old 01-23-2004, 04:27 PM   #9
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Default Re: Does anyone make 305/40/17 tires? (bigblockbob)

You can run a 10inch wide rim with 315/35/17 ....offset trailing arms would be the way to go ....and no fender flares required ....Feb 2004 had a nice 69 with offset arms running 315/35/17 rear ....If you want a picture I,ll find it and post ...
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yes, will the american racing torque thrusts work still??
will the handling be the same?
what is the sacrifice with offsets??
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Old 01-27-2004, 11:18 PM   #11
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TTT :seeya
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Old 01-27-2004, 11:32 PM   #12
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The tallest 17's that i ever owned were 285/40/17 Good year F1 Z rated steel. I don't think that they make them anymore, but i've got a set with half the tread.
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Old 01-28-2004, 02:11 AM   #13
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You can run a 10inch wide rim with 315/35/17 ....offset trailing arms would be the way to go ....and no fender flares required ....Feb 2004 had a nice 69 with offset arms running 315/35/17 rear ....If you want a picture I,ll find it and post ...
Yup. I'd definately would like to see that setup!!
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