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Old 12-16-2006, 09:35 PM
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Largest Tire on Stock '02 Rim?

What's the largest tire I can put on the stock 16" '02 rims? I'm hoping like 215/225 x 45/50's... Have the stock 205/50 x 16's on it now. Want a bigger contact patch if possible.
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where'd you get '02 rims from??


a 6th gen 'lude?
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My Bad, from the "FNG"..... I meant '00. I had just updated my Avatar and my Softail is an '02...LMAO!! I meant model year 2000 rims. Sorry for the confusion. Do you happen to know what the largest tire I can run on the stock "Gen 5" rims is? Appreciate the help.

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i'm almost positive 225 will fit. with some jimmying.
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Old 12-18-2006, 01:22 AM
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Coupe,

When you say "gimmying", what do you mean? This '00 lude is totally stock, no suspension mods what so ever. I want to put the largest, (widest), tire on the stock '00 rim I can.

Discount Tire and the Tire Rack are telling me that all they can tell me is that the largest tire they can recommend is a 205 x "55" x 16 vs the stock original 205 x 50 x 16. I know there's some Fed. Law they have to comply with and can't make recommendations for larger tires on a given car/rim.

Just hoping someone can tell me what will really fit based on their own experience.

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