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PostSubject: Wide wheels/tires   Thu Apr 09, 2015 10:59 pm

Does anyone know how wide a wheel/tire combo  will fit the rear of a 58 without modification?  I've got the stock wheels with 215/70 14 wide whites now, but I'd like to move up to a wider wheel and tire, I was thinking of chrome reverse/smoothies for everyday and keeping the stock wheels and whitewalls for shows. Any ideas or help would be appreciated, Thanks!
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PostSubject: Re: Wide wheels/tires   Thu Apr 09, 2015 11:54 pm

this has been discussed i will see if i can find where it is located

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PostSubject: Re: Wide wheels/tires   Fri Apr 10, 2015 12:13 am

it is discussed in length by Fury Jim on my restoration page, here is the link http://www.christinecarclubforum.com/t847p180-jag-s-58-2door-ht-restoration

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PostSubject: Re: Wide wheels/tires   Fri Apr 10, 2015 6:46 am

Love the 4-door hardtop in your profile pic!

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PostSubject: Re: Wide wheels/tires   Fri Apr 10, 2015 4:36 pm

I used 275/60sr15 on the rear and 235/70r15 on the front using the wider police wheels with no issues.

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PostSubject: Re: Wide wheels/tires   Sun Apr 19, 2015 9:12 am

Thanks for the link, I searched before I posted, but couldn't find anything. A thanks for the compliment Joe, I got her on Ebay about 15 years ago!
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PostSubject: Re: Wide wheels/tires   Sun Apr 19, 2015 12:27 pm

not a problem, i too like the looks of the 4 door hardtops

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