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Preffered tire adjustment ??? #747599
April 23rd 2019 11:13 pm
April 23rd 2019 11:13 pm
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This may have been covered before but is it correct to use 275-60R-15's on the rear and 255-70R-15's on the front to make the front higher? Maybe I should use 60's or 70's all the way around? I've seen it mixed many times before and I'd like to know all other opinions on this before I buy my new tires.

Thanks !!!


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Re: Preffered tire adjustment ??? [Re: dreamweaver77] #747601
April 23rd 2019 11:19 pm
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You could use that those sizes but the front will be bigger than the back by just a hair and look kind of funky. I'd say either get the same size or bigger in the back. Also what van do you have. I have a mid dodge with 235/70/15s and the size is just about right imo.

Re: Preffered tire adjustment ??? [Re: dreamweaver77] #747648
April 24th 2019 5:52 pm
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I have a 1984 Ford Econoline 150. I've had several Fords, Dodges and Chevy's in the past and ran 60's all around with the wider ones out back. That was the old school look when I grew up.

I'm curious if you can mix the 70's in front with the 60's in the rear?


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Re: Preffered tire adjustment ??? [Re: dreamweaver77] #747652
April 24th 2019 8:22 pm
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I've decided to run Cooper Cobra GT all season tires. 255/60R/15's up front and 275/60R/15's on the back.


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Re: Preffered tire adjustment ??? [Re: dreamweaver77] #747658
April 25th 2019 12:54 am
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Coopers are on my $hit list, every one I have had have separated tread from sidewall, never again.


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Re: Preffered tire adjustment ??? [Re: dreamweaver77] #747668
April 25th 2019 5:56 pm
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That's great advice. I was trying to avoid the cost of using BFG's again. Are there any more "Good" tires to consider ???


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Re: Preffered tire adjustment ??? [Re: dreamweaver77] #747670
April 25th 2019 6:04 pm
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Mastercraft avenger gt. Little noisey but I good white letter tire. Hard to beat BF Goodrich, I have had several sets of cooper cobra tires I had an impact break in sidewall on rear 275/60 r15


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