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Re: SVO: BFGoodrich Comp T/A's...

At 11:29 AM 11/17/97 -0800, Kenny Baxter wrote:
>Can anyone tell me if they have any problems running 245/50/16's on their 
>SVO?  Funds are tight, but Discount Tire has Comp T/A's for $99 each ($418, 
>delivered to CA).  They have 245/45/16's too, but they are 20 bucks more a 
>pop (remember, money is tight!).  I'd love to hear from anyone...
>If the 50 series rub too much, I guess that I'll have to dig a bit deeper 
>into my pockets.  
>Thanks for any info...
>ps. My '86 SVO has Eibachs (about a 1.25" drop) and stock rims...

This is just off the top of my head -- you will probably have to bend-in
the fender lips (don't ask me how) -- and don't forget that different
brands of tires in the same "size" have different dimensions -- check the
Goodrich Web site for exact dimensions -- http://www.bfgoodrich.com for the
exact differences between the sizes you're looking at. You're going to have
a little speedo difference because the 245/50s are taller.

Good luck!
Jim Dvorak
'86 Shadow Blue -- 1 of 69 -- Slightly Modified
Mustang SVO...Because there's more to driving than just straight ahead!
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