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Old 07-20-2010, 01:02 PM   #1
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Exclamation Oversized tire on factory wheel?

Hey all,

I bought some 315/35/ZR20's for my factory SS wheels. I put them on yesterday and when I'm driving it feels like the car is drifting from side to side -- DEFINITELY not safe. This is probably a dumb question, but is this tire too big for my wheel? I really want the Invos because they worked great on my last ride, but I'm convinced that I bought the wrong size..

If I did buy the wrong size, what size should I buy for my factory wheels (I only changed the back tires, kept the stock fronts)
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Old 07-20-2010, 01:11 PM   #2
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Yes, those tires are too big for the stock wheels.

Here's the recommended sizes. Stock wheels are 9'' wide.

Recommended 20" tires for 2010 Camaro
245/45-20 = 28.7" tall, 8.0-8.5 wheel
255/45-20 = 29.0" tall, 8.0-8.5 wheel
265/40-20 = 28.4" tall, 8.5-9.0 wheel
275/40-20 = 28.7" tall, 9.0-9.5 wheel
285/40-20 = 28.9" tall, 9.0-10.0 wheel
295/35-20 = 28.1" tall, 9.5-10.5 wheel
305/35-20 = 28.4" tall, 10.0-10.5 wheel
315/35-20 = 28.7" tall, 10.5-11.0 wheel
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Old 07-20-2010, 01:13 PM   #3
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Absolutly too much tire for a 9" rim. The 315 tire needs a 10.5 to 11" rim. Probably should have looked at that first.
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