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Just got some 16x7 wheels (4" bs) for my 68. I am looking to go with 225/55/16 tires. Nothing in the archives on the 55 series. I feel 50 series at 24.9" are too small. The original E70 (205/70/14)spec out to 25.4". The 55 series in a 225 are 25.8"
Front end is lowered maybe 3/4 - 1" because of negative wedge kit. I have good clearance (2.5") with no rubbing with the current 205's , do you think the extra .4" will make a difference? Thanks
 

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This probibly does'nt help but Mine had 235x60x15s on front when I got it. They rubbed big time. I went to 205x60x15 now have about 2" clearance but I don't have front lowerd. I think, I would try 205x55x16 it was the inside edge of tire that hit front edge of finder on turn. The wider tire is going to protrude more on same turn than narrower one.

Good luck
 
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