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Old 07-20-2004, 07:20 PM   #1
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Rim tire size question

If I buy 4 m68 rims and tires, and ever have a flat, will I be able to put my OEM 16' rim and tire and drive until I can fix the tire? Need answer ASAP.....
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Old 07-20-2004, 07:23 PM   #2
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If I buy 4 m68 rims and tires, and ever have a flat, will I be able to put my OEM 16' rim and tire and drive until I can fix the tire? Need answer ASAP.....
i'm sure you can, in the same way that spare space savers work w/ regular wheels.
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in theory it sounds like I can, but I need some expert advice before I buy the rims.....
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Old 07-20-2004, 08:37 PM   #4
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in theory it sounds like I can, but I need some expert advice before I buy the rims.....

no reason why you can't.
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i'm sure you can, in the same way that spare space savers work w/ regular wheels.
Yup, I don't see why it wouldn't work.
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Yes, they maintain about the same overall diameter with 205/55R16 or 225/50R16 tires on them...no problem.
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yes you can... i put a 17" tire when i got a flat on my 19s
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my 16' have 255 on them
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my 16' have 255 on them

where'd you get 16 foot diameter rims? :chuckles:

width by itself doesn't tell us the whole story. what's the aspect ratio?
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