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olds307 and 403

olds307 and 403

Comic Book Super Hero
Oct 14, 2008
4,719
113
Melville,Saskatchewan
Do the 225/70R14 rub up front? I had 215/75R14 all 4 corners. They rubbed on the inner plastic fenders on turns. A pair of 205/75R14 tires fixed it. I currently have 205/70R14 front and 225/70R14 back in the same tires on the factory 14x6 aluminum rims. Looks good. My 88 was also factory white with a white vinyl top. Also factory aluminum rims vs your SS3 rims.
 
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xylorex

xylorex

Apprentice
Aug 2, 2018
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New Orleans, LA
Do the 225/70R14 rub up front? I had 215/75R14 all 4 corners. They rubbed on the inner plastic fenders on turns. A pair of 205/75R14 tires fixed it. I currently have 205/70R14 front and 225/70R14 back in the same tires on the factory 14x6 aluminum rims. Looks good. My 88 was also factory white with a white vinyl top. Also factory aluminum rims vs your SS3 rims.
When I had the 14" rally wheels on my 78 monte carlo, I always ran 225/60's - no rubbing.
 
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olds307 and 403

olds307 and 403

Comic Book Super Hero
Oct 14, 2008
4,719
113
Melville,Saskatchewan
When I had the 14" rally wheels on my 78 monte carlo, I always ran 225/60's - no rubbing.
I put on 245/60R14 on the front, hit the steering. I also had 235/60R14 and fit fine. It is the height that is the issue on the 215/75R14. Wheel spacers would have pushed them out enough to clear. My springs are probably sagging. I have never tried the 225/70R14 on the front, it may just clear. This is where a 1/2" shorter tire makes a difference.
 
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Todd sanders

Not-quite-so-new-guy
Mar 2, 2018
8
3
Do the 225/70R14 rub up front? I had 215/75R14 all 4 corners. They rubbed on the inner plastic fenders on turns. A pair of 205/75R14 tires fixed it. I currently have 205/70R14 front and 225/70R14 back in the same tires on the factory 14x6 aluminum rims. Looks good. My 88 was also factory white with a white vinyl top. Also factory aluminum rims vs your SS3 rims.
Not at all. Plenty of wheel space in there!
 
olds307 and 403

olds307 and 403

Comic Book Super Hero
Oct 14, 2008
4,719
113
Melville,Saskatchewan
I am thinking my front springs have sagged, that and the extra 1/2" caused contact on turns.
 

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