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Old 02-15-2013, 12:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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So I am going to order my 4.5 standard eye leaf springs tomorrow. So my next question is what is a good tire size? I want 15x7 rims and I am looking at either 215/60 or 225/60 all around. Reason being is that I want to be able to balance and rotate them without a hassle.
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I have 15x7 Magnum 500 with 215 60 15 Yokohama tires and think its a perfect fit. I have seen some cars with 225 up front, but I have heard of a few that had clearance issues. Also if you have manual steering, it would make it harder to steer at really low speed.
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Ive always run 225's up front...manual and power steering. No issues here! Good luck with the new setup!
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