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Old 07-20-2013, 11:27 PM   #1
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Default What wheels/tires for 58 country sedan?

I need to order wheels and tires for my wagon, asap. Mine are totally shot.

What do you guys reccomend for a classy look - maybe a little wider than stock? The spacing in back is pretty darn tight - so I want to make sure I get it right.

I'm currently running 215/75/14. Thinking of going with 15's. Not sure how wide I can get away with.

I'm planning on leaving the ride height stock for now and getting Vintique smoothie steel wheels...
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Old 07-20-2013, 11:50 PM   #2
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Default Re: What wheels/tires for 58 country sedan?

id go with chrome reverse that's without seeing the car a pic would help
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Old 07-21-2013, 12:06 AM   #3
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here's a couple. not the best pics in the world - but hopefully you get the idea...

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Thinking of these wheels, in red. http://www.wheelvintiques.com/index....14-series.html
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Old 07-21-2013, 12:57 AM   #4
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Default Re: What wheels/tires for 58 country sedan?

id run 15x8 in the back and 15x7 in front either 215 or 225 70 15's those wheels will give the same basic look you have now
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Old 07-22-2013, 10:57 AM   #5
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Thnx! Ordering today. Going with your suggestion- 8's in back, 7's in front.
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Old 07-22-2013, 11:09 AM   #6
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That car would look great in my driveway.
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Old 07-22-2013, 12:59 PM   #7
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That car would look great in my driveway.
Not sure my neighbors are digging it right now. On jack stands, wheels off, etc. But once I get my Cokers and Steelies it'll be pimpin!
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Old 07-22-2013, 01:17 PM   #8
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Not sure my neighbors are digging it right now. On jack stands, wheels off, etc. But once I get my Cokers and Steelies it'll be pimpin!
Some neighbors lack vision. I think you have a great ride going on there.
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Old 07-22-2013, 02:21 PM   #9
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I hope your ordering the Vintiques through Summit not Vintique.
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Old 07-22-2013, 02:24 PM   #10
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A wider whitewall would do wonders.
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Old 07-22-2013, 02:27 PM   #11
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What's wrong w vintique?

Re: whitewalls- Coker classic 2.75"
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Old 07-22-2013, 03:23 PM   #12
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How about rallyamerica instead of vintiques?
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Old 07-22-2013, 03:29 PM   #13
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Check the wheels for runout before you paint or mount the tires. Sometimes they are out of spec.
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Old 07-22-2013, 06:38 PM   #14
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Last question. If I go 7's in front and 8's in back, do I run different tire sizes on each?
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Old 07-23-2013, 11:43 AM   #15
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Bump.....come on people.....I know there are a lot more opinions on here....
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Old 07-23-2013, 01:23 PM   #16
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Default Re: What wheels/tires for 58 country sedan?

since your asking.... i wouldn't do 7's and 8's 6's and 7's would give you an older look. and yes i would run a slightly bigger tire on the back. whatever size you run on the front, up it one for the back.

maybe a 205/75 and a 225/75 2 3/8 whitewall on the front and 2 3/4 on the back

bias would look better but im under the impression you want radials

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Old 07-23-2013, 01:25 PM   #17
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chrome reverses or astros. thin line whitewall.
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Old 07-23-2013, 02:03 PM   #18
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Since the OP is changing rims I would go with fifteens .... better selection of tires in 15 and mucho cheaper.
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Old 07-23-2013, 02:55 PM   #19
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Thanks y'all! I will post up the results once done. Appreciate the feedback and ideas.
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