Re: What is the largest Rim and Trim size you can run on a Stock 62 Plym
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Re: What is the largest Rim and Trim size you can run on a Stock 62 Plymouth



Mark,
I believe I have an original pair in my shop – will check tomorrow and let you know.
Please send me your email address to glpavlovich@xxxxxxx
 
Thank you,
Gary
 
Sent: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 6:55 PM
Subject: Re: What is the largest Rim and Trim size you can run on a Stock 62 Plymouth
 
Thanks for all the data and feedback on the tire size.
Looks like I will run 5 1/2 wide rims with 195R14 tires

Does anybody have any leads on finding a pair of 5 1/2 wide A Body rims from a Disc Brake car to run on the front with my disc brakes with a 10.95 Dia Disc
Mark
 
 
 
Mark,
 
There is not much of a selection for 14" tires. I'm sure you want radial tires but when you say the largest tire, did you mean largest width or height. My BFG Radial TA catalog shows for now the widest tire is the 245/60R-14 that has a section width of 9.8" and a diameter of 25.6". The tallest tire is the 225/70R14 with a SW of 9.0" and a dia. of 26.5. I've always considered the taller tire as the largest, the fewer revolutions per mile is the largest. Your '62 is running the narrowest B-body rear @ 58 1/2" drum to drum. A 7" wheel with 4 1/4" back space should work fine. But measure what you have, clearance to the springs on the inside and to the fender on the outside and go from there with these tire sizes. 
 
Nick Tiberio
FuryUs63
 
 
On December 12, 2016 at 10:29 AM hmsevans via The 1962 to 1965 Mopar Mail List Clubhouse <1962to1965mopars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

I want to run 14" Rims with the Stock Wheel Covers on my 1962 Sport Fury Conv
What is the largest Rim width and Tire size that will fit w/o mods to the wheel wells.

Happy Holidays and a Safe New Year to all
Mark

 

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