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Username Post: New Tires for my 1984???
Willow
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Posts 197
02-20-20 02:27 PM - Post#2786945    

Greetings all:
Looking for new tires to replace the original tires on my 84 that came from a private collection. Look good but don’t trust due to age. They are Goodyear Eagle VR50, size is
P255/ 50VR16 they are rotational tires.
Called around and being told that size not available?
If that’s true, what are you C4 folks using for your tires?
Car has the stock OEM wheels and Z51 package if
That makes any difference. Thanks in advance for any help.
TAT_2
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TAT_2
02-20-20 03:37 PM - Post#2786950    

I WENT WITH A 245/50/16 ON MY OLD 85
NOT MUCH DIFFERENCE & MORE CHOICES
YOU CAN GET THE 255 IN A SUMMER ONLY TIRE.
https://www.tacomaworld.com/tirecalc?tires=255-50 r...
I REMEMBERED THE BRAND OF TIRES & TREAD PATTERN ON THE 85
MY S I L WORKED FOR TIRES PLUS & GOT THEM FOR ME
PRIMWELL TIRES


09 PONTIAC- VIBE
08 PONTIAC- G6
93 VETTE - 40TH ANNIV- RUBY RED- LT1/6-SPD/RAG TOP

PREVIOUS VETTE'S 58,68,70,76,78,85,90


QUOTE FROM HELEN
"WHY YOU LOOKING AT THAT? YA KNOW YA WANT ANOTHER VETTE"











chevkarl
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Posts 78
05-26-20 06:02 PM - Post#2794930    

The 245/50/16 will provide better front fender clearance. As for the tires, Kumho, BFG and Nitto are great choices. Try 4wheelonline for other options.

Another solution is to get larger 17" wheels. In this size, you will have more selections.

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