RX300 Rim Size & Max Tire Size??
Posted 20 August 2002 - 02:10 PM
Just bought my 1st Lexus, an RX300 and I love everything about it except the 225/70r16 tires. They just don't fill the wheel well. When the factory tires ware out I would like to put something bigger on, say some 245/75/sr16's. I live on an island in the Conch Republic and the roads are built with crushed coral & shell stone... Not very good for tire ware. The only off road you find around here is at the boat ramp, so I don't need an aggressive tread, but I would like something thick so it will ware longer. We also get a moderate amount of rain and lots of heat. Z speed rated tires are not needed as the 1st 100 miles of road leading back to the mainland US has a max spees of 55 mph. If your interested, we live 150 miles South West of Maimi Florida and 80 miles North of Havana Cuba.
A couple Q's:
1.Any opinions on the Uniroyal Laredo AWP
2.What is the max tire size I can mount, before I start getting wheel well rub?? I am guessing something around 30"-31" height and 9"-10" width??
3.What is the rim size for the default factory aluminum alloy wheels? 16"x6"??
An Old Parrot Head
In the Conch Republic,
Just South of Reality
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