Re: Tire size advice needed please? (1988 Bronco II )
Wow, thanks for this info Other Kevin!
"The OTHER Kevin in San Diego" <skiddz "AT" adelphia "DOT" net> wrote in
> On Tue, 05 Jul 2005 23:17:13 GMT, "Tom Levigne" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>I have a 1988 Ford Bronco II.
>>Original tires are worn out.
>>I have 4 very good tires size 245-70-15. They seem a little bit too big
>>Can these be safely mounted on my original 15 inch Bronco II steel wheels?
>>Or should I just buy original size new 215-75-15 tires?
> Sidewall - 161.2mm
> Radius - 351.8mm
> Diameter - 703.5mm
> Circumference - 2210.1mm
> Revs/km - 452.0
> Sidewall - 171.5mm
> Radius - 362.0 mm
> Diameter - 724.0mm
> Circumference - 2274.5mm
> Revs/km - 440.0
> Not a whole lot of difference in size.. Speedo will be a tad off
> tho... The 245s are roughly an inch larger in diameter, and 2.5
> inches larger in circumference. Should fit ok.