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7 or 8 inch wheels on 245/60/15 for front?? #744899
February 01st 2019 10:19 pm
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what would be the difference as far as looks? im looking to put 295/50/15 on 10s at rear of 87 dodge b150 and the 245/60/15 on front but am unsure what will look right with the rear tire wheel combo....i was told the rear tire and wheel combo will give it that oldschool low,baggy sidewall look.....i selected these size tires as they are really close in hiegth as the original factory setup....sooooo,7s or 8s for the 245/60/15s on the front?? i appreciate the responses and help i recieved from my last thread about backspace....

Re: 7 or 8 inch wheels on 245/60/15 for front?? [Re: DadsVan] #744921
February 02nd 2019 7:54 pm
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anybody??

Re: 7 or 8 inch wheels on 245/60/15 for front?? [Re: DadsVan] #744945
February 03rd 2019 10:51 am
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The rear tires are 11.5 wide on 10s.
The front's will be 9.5 so they should look better on 8s.
My 2%

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Re: 7 or 8 inch wheels on 245/60/15 for front?? [Re: DadsVan] #744950
February 03rd 2019 3:00 pm
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If its just for show pizza cutters are cool .... but if its a daily driver the wider tires are better for control


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Re: 7 or 8 inch wheels on 245/60/15 for front?? [Re: DadsVan] #744966
February 04th 2019 4:53 pm
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I would go with 8's and they will also seat better on the 8's


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Re: 7 or 8 inch wheels on 245/60/15 for front?? [Re: DadsVan] #744969
February 04th 2019 7:10 pm
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I just ordered 15X7 front and 15X10 slots for the astro,I am done with the drag car look, you can still get the rake with wide tires, I am going 255/60 on front and 275/60 on the rear..who needs a sliding door..lol


When in doubt..get the sawzall out..
Re: 7 or 8 inch wheels on 245/60/15 for front?? [Re: DadsVan] #744971
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thanks guys....just ordered 8s and 10s in american racing silver outlaws.....lookin forward to gettin rid of my bobo skids....

Re: 7 or 8 inch wheels on 245/60/15 for front?? [Re: DadsVan] #744986
February 05th 2019 7:14 pm
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Update on my new wheels...good news the arrive tomorrow! Bad news only three are on the truck..they failed to mention one of the 15X7's backordered and won't be here till 2/24..


When in doubt..get the sawzall out..

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