So I have found a great deal on tires and wheels IF they fit? thats my question do you think they will fit???
Rear are 235-55-16s with 4.5in. backspace and 8in. wide
Fronts are 205-65-15s with 4in. backspace and 7in. wide
Back Qt. lips have been rolled in a little (maybe 1/4 in.)
front has been lowered about 1.0 to 1.5in.
the fronts have Ken Hand's spring and shock kit.
So what does everybody think??? NEED HELP and THANKS for the HELP Jimbo
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Here are some numbers I came up with for my 1966 Corsa...
Current Tire Product and Size:
Front: Goodyear Eagle ST P195/70 R14
Overall Diameter: 24.8" Revs per Mile: 839 Sect. Width: 7.9" Tread Width: 6.1"
Rear: Goodyear Eagle ST P235/60 R14
Overall Diameter: 25.1" Revs per Mile: 829 Sect. Width 9.5" Tread Width 8.7"
UNTESTED — FOR PLANNING PURPOSES THESE WOULD SEEM TO WORK...
Size: 225/55ZR16 with 8" rims and 4.0" backspacing.
Alternates... known good sizes for 1965-1969 Corvair
16x7 Torque Thrust II wheels
205-55/zr16 BFGoodrich tires
I would recommend reading through this material...
Sizing Corvair Wheels and Tires
Lake Chatuge, North Carolina
1966 Corvair Corsa Convertible