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max wedge tire size ????? #2690199
08/21/19 11:59 PM
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keith airgrabber Offline OP
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I am putting stock 14" wheels on my 64 polara.Maz wedge clone. I want an original look. I was gonna go with 215-75-14. I don't care if they smoke off.Anyone have this size tire on a 62-5 mopar or is 225-75-14 a better choice?

Re: max wedge tire size ????? [Re: keith airgrabber] #2690203
08/22/19 12:24 AM
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most Max Wedge cars had a
7.50-14 (~27.7" tall) if they existed today ~190/90/14 work skinny & tall
or
8.00-14 (~28.7" tall) if they existed today ~205/90/14 work skinny & tall

VS. 205/75/14 (~26.1" tall), 215/75/15 (~26.7" tall) or 225/75/14 (~27.3" tall) twocents too wide & still not tall enough

Re: max wedge tire size ????? [Re: keith airgrabber] #2690207
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if you want the look twocents you have to bite the bullet at $215 each list

Kelsey Tire's 8.00-14 Goodyear drool

Kelsey 670-15 w1 ww.jpg
Re: max wedge tire size ????? [Re: 6bblgt] #2690253
08/22/19 08:57 AM
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Originally Posted by 6bblgt
beer
if you want the look twocents you have to bite the bullet at $215 each list

Kelsey Tire's 8.00-14 Goodyear drool


I paid less than that for the 275x55x20's Michelin's for my Suburban ! realcrazy

Re: max wedge tire size ????? [Re: 62maxwgn] #2690466
08/22/19 08:53 PM
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keith airgrabber Offline OP
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So it sounds like 225/75/14 is going to be the best option because I am not looking to pay $215 a tire. Those look cool but not really looking for that period correct.
I saw some kind of cooper tires that had a white wall on them. Maybe I will go that route.
Does anybody have a picture of their car with either 205.215 or,225/14/75 tire they would be willing to share. Thanks


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