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hey guys i got a 1972 ford mustang i got a question though i have the 68 gt rims and i think my tire size is 225 45 14 i think i know there 14 inch tires so i want to get wide tires in the back so when it says sugested rim size how do i know how big my rims are??
 

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I used a dow rod and a couple scrap pieces of wood to make sorta a "caliper" put it through a hole in the wheel and marked off on the dow how wide it was, then measured the dow w/ a tape measure.... With a 225 I'd guess a 7" wheel, thats what my 225s are mounted on.

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so would like any big 16 inch mickey thompson or b/f goodrich tires fit on those rims or should i get new rims because in summit racing it says that some bf/goodrich tires that are 245/50/16 says suggested rims size 6.5 - 8.5 so would those tires fit or not on those rims????
 
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so like will 7 inch rims work on 16 inch tires that say suggested rimssize 6.5 through 8 inches?? thank you
 

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I'd say yes, if it is in the suggested range it should do OK, my old Ranger had 7's and I had 235s on it, no problem, and I plan on putting a 245 on the rear of mine. Good luck!

-Jason

'72 Mach 1 || '90 Talon TSi AWD
http://nosaj122081.tripod.com/parade3.jpg
"Thats not a leak, my car's marking its territory!"
"If you've done it, it ain't braggin'." -Roy Rogers
 
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