In a message dated 1/28/00 8:17:22 AM Eastern Standard Time,
Jim Altman writes:
I have 205/70's and the yokohama'a on the back scrape the wheel wells if I
put on the front, but the cheapos on the front never scrape. I have a guy
who balances tires on the car, and he is convinced 195/75's will be a
I have 205/70's on my TR6 (71) and the only scraping problem I have
was when I had my tube shock conversions on the back. Only one side,
too. Due most likely to the fact that the car ain't quite straight due to
collision in an earlier life - BD (before Dave).
Oops, I lie. The inside will rub the sway bar when I turn the steering
to lock. Not a real problem.
Im also running the 205/70 V-rated Yokos(321s) with the new style tube shock
conversions in the rear. There is plenty of space between the tire and the
shock and i havent had one instance of any tire rub, anywhere. There is a
notable ease in turning at slow speeds with the new tires in comparison to
the old redlines, now i dont feel like im wrestling with the wheel.
67 Austin Healey 3000
87 Mustang GT