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Is it safe to run 235/55/17 on a 2002 gt?

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Old 04-19-2013, 09:40 AM   #1
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Default Is it safe to run 235/55/17 on a 2002 gt?

Is is safe to run 235/55/17 tires on stock wheels on a 2002 mustang gt? any issues? got access to a good set of pulloffs and just dont wanna jump if its not safe.
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Old 04-19-2013, 10:16 AM   #2
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Are you going to mount them on the stock wheels? They should fit and work fine, the wheels will just stick out a little past the tire.
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Old 04-19-2013, 12:04 PM   #3
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I don't imagine it's dangerous, but they're gonna be taller than stock and skinnier than stock. It'll look funny. Those tires belong on a big sedan or something. 245/45-17's are actually not a very expensive tire. Just get the right size.
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Old 04-19-2013, 02:46 PM   #4
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The maximum rim width for a 235/55 17" tire is 8.5" or one half inch wider than OEM, so it is "safe to mount them on factory wheels.
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