Re: 1964 Sport Fury tire size
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Re: 1964 Sport Fury tire size



Not a straight on shot, but here's the 275's on my car. I can still put my fingers between the tire and the outer lip and inner face of the wheel well.



Bill M
65 Coronet 500 'vert http://goo.gl/6xUS1
73 Dart Sport, 05 Ram 2500 CTD, 4WD, QC, LB, Laramie
21 Model T Depot Hack, 06 Mazda 3

On Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 7:44 AM, <carverex@xxxxxxx> wrote:
Hi Jeff

Your original question was "how big" .... . This was my exact question with my '63 Sport Fury. I asked around locally a lot and came to the conclusion no one could give me an exact answer, and no one convinced me they knew any more than I did about how to get an answer.

So I made measuring fixtures out of aluminum angle and bolted (captured) them on the drum with the lug nuts. I used another piece of aluminum mounted at 90 degrees to recreate various tire widths. I wanted all I could get in the wheel wells with a stock stance.

I ended up with 17X7 W 4.00 B/S FR with 235/50R17 's FR
                          !7X8 W 4.00 B/S RR with 255/60R 17 's RR  I am not implying this will work for your '64. just adding my 2 cents.


I will try to attach pictures.

Lyle


On Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 11:14:54 AM UTC-5, 62to65mopar wrote:
> Jeff also asked a question that I will post in a separate email.

Below is the question from new member Jeff.

>>how big of tires/rims can I go on the front and rear?....from the research I've done looks like 15x7 rims front 245/60 tire and a 15x8 rear with a 255/60 tire....has anyone tried this? I know back spacing plays a major role...what has worked for you guys?...Thanks Jeff

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