Advice on Wheel/Tire upgrade?....

Brakes, Suspension, Rims and Tires

  1. StridgeUK

    StridgeUK New Member

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    I have a 70 Fury Wagon on it's original wheels (6.5J, currently clad with incorrect tires (235/70/15)
    I'm planning to upgrade to 7J on the front with 235/75/15, and 8J on the rear with 255/70/15.

    Before I spend far too much money, can anyone tell me if I'll have a fitting issue (especially on the rear?

    Much obliged !
     
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    shooter65 Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    StridgeUK New Member

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    Thanks Shooter! That's very useful
     
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    bluefury361 Old Man with a Hat

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    :welcome:.......... I have 7 X 15's with 235 70's all the way around on my 69 Suburban. there's still plenty of room if 8" wide rims were to be installed on the rear.
    How about some pic's of your wagon.
     
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    StridgeUK New Member

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    Ordered my wheel/tire combo today - Black steels with original poverty hubs, with 235/75/r15 red line tires...
    Here's a pic taken last week with a local friend who has a 72 wagon.... (mine's the green one!)

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    bluefury361 Old Man with a Hat

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    Nice pair of Suburban's.....
     
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    shooter65 Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    Both are very nice cars. Yours will look great with the red lines.
     
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    New boots now fitted !....Fairly happy with them
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