Anybody running 255/60/15s on a 65/66?

  • Sponsors (?)


I've got that size in a differrent tire on my 68. I had rubbing issues until I rolled the fender lips. Now it only rubs if I go over one heck of a bump. Also, the backspacing will help you determine fitment. Mine is 3.75 inches. 4.5 would be perfect. Another thing to consider is that your speedometer will be off.
I just recently got 5 leaf mid-eyes that are supposed to drop the rear 1 in. My thoughts are it will stay the same height and slightly stiffen it because the old springs are probably sagging.
 
OldYeller2.jpg


as it is now
 

Attachments

  • OldYeller2.jpg
    OldYeller2.jpg
    75.3 KB · Views: 1,193
steel1212 said:
But you have more room in your 68 than I do on my 65.


the axle widths are different, but the space in the wheel well should be the same


backspacing is the most important factor - it is a pretty tall tire compared to stock, but if it is tucked in under the fender lip, you should be alright.