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Old 01-27-2010   #1
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what tires fit 16X8s on a GTA

what tires fit without rubbing? I am trying to find ones that are raised white letter like the GTs that used to be on the 86 TA with 15's but i need 16s. thoughts?
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Re: what tires fit 16X8s on a GTA

I dont know that any of the 245's or 255's have white letters on them.
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Re: what tires fit 16X8s on a GTA

ok... then what other sizes on 16Xrims ok?
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Re: what tires fit 16X8s on a GTA

for cars it would have to be the 235/60's., but I think that is all that will fit...
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Re: what tires fit 16X8s on a GTA

You should not defer more than 10 cm(?) in width from stock without changing the rim width. Anything more and you start seeing mounting issues.
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Old 02-24-2010   #6
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Re: what tires fit 16X8s on a GTA

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You should not defer more than 10 cm(?) in width from stock without changing the rim width. Anything more and you start seeing mounting issues.
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Re: what tires fit 16X8s on a GTA

I hope to be there! Thanks!!
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Re: what tires fit 16X8s on a GTA

235/55/16

That was standard size for the Camaro RS's in 91-92 with the 16" rim.

The Z28's got the same rim but with 245/50's on them
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