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4/16/2013 7:02 AM  #1

what size tires to use on 17x7 rims with cobra brakes

Just wondering what size tires are being used with 17x7 rims with 13" cobra brakes? My 67 has lowered suspension, so I am going to go with the 7" wide rims, but not sure of tires to use. The wheels are going to be a big stretch, so I will have to get some 17" used cheap tires just to get the projects done, and sell my Granada brakes.  I think that the 245/45/17  may be a little big, so looking for suggestions.  Thanks mike


4/16/2013 1:50 PM  #2

Re: what size tires to use on 17x7 rims with cobra brakes

I am using 235x45R17 on a 17x8 in front, but my car is a 66.  You may want to consider a 50 or 55 series tire, too.  You can check the sizes on  Just look up the size tire you want and click on SPECS tab.  It will give you diameter and cross-section width.

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