Originally Posted by techinspector1
You would need a tire that is 4 inches taller on the diameter, standing side by side.....about 28.2 inches. That would make it 2 inches taller on the radius, raising the car by 2 inches. A 285/60-15 should do it, they're 28.5" on the diameter.
Right on Richard, I don't know where my head was at in my math, thanks for the correction.
Thanks. But you know what I was thinking, though, I may need a 225/75 (29.1" diameter) or a 235/75 (28.9" diameter. That way, the 225/75 would be 4.90" taller than my 195/60 and the 235/75 would be 4.70" taller than my 195/60 which would actually make the ride height 2.45" and 2.35" respectively. In my case, that would put the ground clearance, from bottom of engine oil pan to ground at about 5-1/2" to 5-1/4". What do you think about that?