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I also posted this over at http://www.ssupersport.com/forum/index.php?
I've been thinking of ZR1 wheels for the Impala and if I do go that route the rears would be 17x11. The one thing I really don't like is that the tires for those wheels (315/35/17) are 26" tall as opposed to 27'' stock size tire. Does anyone know of a 27'' tire that would fit a 17x11 wheel? The short side wall on a 26'' tire just makes the the whole combo look too small.
 

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.........Does anyone know of a 27'' tire that would fit a 17x11 wheel? The short side wall on a 26'' tire just makes the the whole combo look too small.
I know of no 27" tire wider than 255mm for an 11" wide rim.

I suggest 275/40/17's up front and 315/35/17's in the rear and installing Hotchkis drop springs to make it look 'right'. These two tire sizes are both about 25.7" in diameter.

Also, you'll want to re-calibrate your PCM for the shorter tires if you want your speedometer to read correctly.

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I think I've might have found something close. It's a Nitto NT450 which is available in the 275/50-17 and measures at 27.8" in diameter and 11" wide. I would like to see this tire in person.



Anyone running this size tire?
 

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.....the 275/50-17 and measures at 27.8"....Anyone running this size tire?
27.8" diameter tire is about the same diameter as came stock on civilian Caprices (225/70/15 = 28") .

So it's doable and shouldn't look bad at all.

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I think I've might have found something close. It's a Nitto NT450 which is available in the 275/50-17 and measures at 27.8" in diameter and 11" wide. I would like to see this tire in person.



Anyone running this size tire?

Does anyone know if these 275/50/17 really fit???
 

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Hey...

Any one got pics with a SS 275/50/17 TIRES??:confused:
I sure someone can help a brother out:biggrin:
 
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