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Old 04-20-2017, 07:35 PM   #1
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I have a '67 coupe and i want to add some after-market wheels and tires. I want to go with a 16" front and 17" rear wheel, maybe one of the newer high-tech looking wheels. what i am most interested in is tire size. so hard to get the right look without some point of reference. so let's see what you've got on yours. list the wheel and tire size both, please.
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Not 17" but here's mine. All four are 15x7inch, front tires 235/60/15 and rear 245/60/15.


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T40's 17x7 w/ 3 3/4" back spacing 225/55/17



TTII's 17x7 w 4" of back spacing 225/50/17



My next version will be 17x7 w 4" of bs 235/50/17 on the front and 17x8 with 5" of bs w/ 255/50/17 on the rear
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I have a '67 coupe and i want to add some after-market wheels and tires. I want to go with a 16" front and 17" rear wheel, maybe one of the newer high-tech looking wheels. what i am most interested in is tire size. so hard to get the right look without some point of reference. so let's see what you've got on yours. list the wheel and tire size both, please.
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I think you'll have a tough time finding 16" tires that will work for your application . . . better stick to 17" wheels front and rear!

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I have a '67 coupe and i want to add some after-market wheels and tires. I want to go with a 16" front and 17" rear wheel, maybe one of the newer high-tech looking wheels. what i am most interested in is tire size. so hard to get the right look without some point of reference. so let's see what you've got on yours. list the wheel and tire size both, please.
Not a good idea to run two different sized wheels on these cars.

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Not a good idea to run two different sized wheels on these cars.

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Gary why do you say that?
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in for the pics but I agree, if you're going to go up from the 15's, make the jump to 17s.....16 inch performance tires are becoming as scarce as 15s.
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Loss of handling, inability to be able to rotate.

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Running 295X15's on the rear. 255's on the front. If anything handling has improved greatly. Lowered the front 2 inches. With that much rubber on the road the car sticks much better than stock tires and wheels on the track and street.

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17s front and back
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I have a '67 coupe and i want to add some after-market wheels and tires. I want to go with a 16" front and 17" rear wheel, maybe one of the newer high-tech looking wheels. what i am most interested in is tire size. so hard to get the right look without some point of reference. so let's see what you've got on yours. list the wheel and tire size both, please.
i believe they're the 690 series.
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i believe they're the 690 series.
Cragar 690 series
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Wow, I actually really like that look....what size tires are you running?
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Running 295X15's on the rear. 255's on the front. If anything handling has improved greatly. Lowered the front 2 inches. With that much rubber on the road the car sticks much better than stock tires and wheels on the track and street.
What a bad a$$ car! Love it!
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Something different....WARNING heavy modifications required!
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I running 205/70/15 tires on American Racing 200-S 15x7. Dennis
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your next set is exactly what i had on my '56 Bel Air



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T40's 17x7 w/ 3 3/4" back spacing 225/55/17



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My next version will be 17x7 w 4" of bs 235/50/17 on the front and 17x8 with 5" of bs w/ 255/50/17 on the rear
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doesnt sound like hes interested in 15s & agree 16 in tires are a pain to find
You can play with height in 17s with sidewall heights
Unless you drive it a LOT wouldnt worry about keeping the same size for rotation tires arent that much anyway
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Running 295X15's on the rear. 255's on the front. If anything handling has improved greatly. Lowered the front 2 inches. With that much rubber on the road the car sticks much better than stock tires and wheels on the track and street.
Still one of my favorites on here! And the correct era of rims as well.

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