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Old 03-28-2005, 08:07 AM
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tires, how wide can I go?

Good Morning, It's time to buy tires! And I don't want to make a expensive mistake. Need some opinions as to what tire and how wide I can go. I'm running stock 5 x 16 ford rims. How wide can I go for the back and what would you guys suggest for the front? The car is a 1929 whippet which is full fendered, don't know if running fenders has anything to do with how wide I can go or not? Thanks for any and all input.

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Well my tire guy would want to see the car and do some measuring..then mount some tires and see just how they fit..once the tire size is sorted out then order the tires that you want on there..

That is what I have done in the past and will continue to do..until I actually have tried it it I dunno just what fits on what..Specially on something like that whippet..

I have tried most all of it and now do what is known to work..
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Your fenders do play a part in the tire selection. If the tires stick out beyond the fenders, then cops will hassle you about that saying that the tires will fling rocks at other people and other crap that makes you question the authority of the cop talking to you.
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