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On my '09 LT I have steel wheels. What is the widest tire I can put on that rim without it being a huge deal? The 195's look too small. Thanks.
 

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I have 205/60's and they don't look too bad. I wouldn't go much wider than that...

Your best bet is to get at least 16" wheels. Stock alloys come with 205/55 16 and you can put a 225/50 on them.

17's work with 205/50, 215/50, 215/45, and 225/45.

I would recommend going with a larger wheel and wider tire, unless 205/55 or 205/60 works for you on the 15". It's not much wider though...quarter inch roughly.
 

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Right here...

...stock 15" wheels with 205/60's...
 

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How do you like the Potenza Grid's? Are they the 019's? I was debating between those and the RE960AS Pole Position (which I went with).
 

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Quite possibly...

...the best set of tires I've ever purchased. Check out the Tail of the Dragon videos I posted recently. Look for how much debris is on the road in the 2 vids where I'm following Red/White Mazdas in the rain (with no tire damage afterwards). In fact, I had to do most of my trips on the Dragon in the rain, and I've never felt the Cobalt handle so well in wet conditions....NEVER!

Yes, G019...
 

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ive got 245/45/zr17 in the front on mine and ive barely got any rubbing and im on sportline springs
 

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ive got 245/45/zr17 in the front on mine and ive barely got any rubbing and im on sportline springs
No amount of rubbing is good....225 is all you need. Also, the OP is looking for tires for his 15" steelies.
 

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Yep, I wouldn't go any wider than 205 maybe 215 on the stock wheels. And I would drop the sidewall down to a 55 instead of 60
 
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