285/40/17 On 9" Rim

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skymaster7
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285/40/17 On 9" Rim

Post by skymaster7 » Mon Jan 27, 2014 9:06 pm

Has anyone tried 285/40/17 like a Nitto 555 on a 9" width rim ? If so how was the fit on the rim and inside the rear wheel well.

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Re: 285/40/17 On 9" Rim

Post by BLACK-HAWK » Mon Jan 27, 2014 10:39 pm

you caaaaannnnn from what I've seen on ls1tech but tirerack recommends a 9.5" with minimum for 285
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Re: 285/40/17 On 9" Rim

Post by dannipaff » Wed Apr 22, 2015 2:12 am

I'm at the tire sourcing stage of the mod and read that plenty of you have been running with this tire and rim size. However I have yet to come ...
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Re: 285/40/17 On 9" Rim

Post by TTOP350 » Sun Jul 05, 2015 11:55 am

Most newer tires are narrower than the original equipment sooo a 285 will most likely "look" correct.
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