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    New tires for my van

    which of these would fit on a 16 x 7 inch rim

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    Re: New tires for my van

    I'm running 235/75/R15's on my 15x7 wheels now.

    Where you don't have the sliding door to contend with, you could probably go to 245's easy. I couldn't fit the extra width because I needed the tire to fit reasonably inside the fender.

    BFG makes a good tire, just be sure to get ones that are LT (light truck) rated...will help out if you carry anything heavy from time to time. I had a set of Uniroyals for about a year before I had two blowouts with them...now I'm back to BFG's




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    Re: New tires for my van

    thanks jim. Can u tell me what the different numbers mean



    99 jeep cherokee on 32, Jvc kd-avx1, Elevation audio concert series speakers, kicker zx250.2, 2 Massive audio cw 12's, directed 1500d

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    Re: New tires for my van

    The first three numbers are the width, second set is the sidewall height, and the last is the corresponding wheel diameter.




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    Re: New tires for my van

    i wouldnt go larger than a 255 on a 7" rim...




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    Re: New tires for my van

    so 255 is the width of the tire and the 75 is how much it sticks out from the rim



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    Re: New tires for my van

    first numbers are the width of the tire in millimeters, second set of numbers corresponds to the sidewall height which is a percentage of the width of the tire...say u have a 225/60/16 tire, that tire would be 225 mm wide, 60% (135mm) of 225mm height of the sidewall and last number is the rim size



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    Re: New tires for my van

    Regal hit it right on the head with the explanation..... and I've put 285x75R16's on stock 7" wide wheels, what size do you have on there now?




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    Re: New tires for my van

    ill look



    99 jeep cherokee on 32, Jvc kd-avx1, Elevation audio concert series speakers, kicker zx250.2, 2 Massive audio cw 12's, directed 1500d

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    Re: New tires for my van

    I have goodyear Wrangler LT265/75R16's right now



    99 jeep cherokee on 32, Jvc kd-avx1, Elevation audio concert series speakers, kicker zx250.2, 2 Massive audio cw 12's, directed 1500d

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    Re: New tires for my van

    I would stick with that size, if you wanna go a bit larger try a 285\75\16 .... If you can fit em maybe a 305\70\16 .... the 285's are just a little larger in heigth, the real difference is in the width




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