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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 01-28-2008, 08:18 AM Thread Starter
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wider tires on my LT

Just picked up a new 08 LT this weekend. The handling is fine. However, the stock tires on the 15" steel wheels just look too small. And I'm not not sure about the grip of the stock Contis.

So I was thinking of going with 205/60/15 tires (stock is 195/60/15). Do you think I will feel an improvment? or should I just get some 16" wheels and tires (206/55/16), like the 2LT models?

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yes, the stock contis SUCK

i would go with a bigger wheel and tires to match
 
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stock contis aren't very great so you would prob notice a difference but i dont know how much i run 225/45/17 and theres a big diff

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And you guys don't think I will have any tire clearing problems, right? With 205/60/15.
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no you should be fine

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are those really that much wider though?
what about a 205/50..
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the first number is the witdh the second is the height of the sidewall

therefore 215 would be wider than 205

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Does anyone here actually run 205 or 215 on their stock 15" steel wheels? Post pics please and offer a review.

Also, could someone tell me what is the max limit in width on the stock 15" steel wheel?

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Beyond 215 on the stock 15" wheel you start to get tire issues

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the first number is the witdh the second is the height of the sidewall

therefore 215 would be wider than 205
i said would it be that much wider... as in is it even worth it
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