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I recently purchased a set of 16"x7" Ford Racing Pony Rims. I would like to know what would be the bet tire size for that particular rim. The wheels will go on a 1989 5.0 LX Notchback. Thanks.
 

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Thanks for the info. I have tires with the same specs yet I cannot get those suckers on the rim for some reason. Anyways, I appreciate the input.
 

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The stock size is 225/55-16. I had 245/50-16s on mine for a while but it was pretty clear by looking at them that they were too wide for the 7" wide rim. The next set of tires I bought I went back to the 225s and saw no loss of performance. With the "proper" size tire the footprint is optimized - with the 245s you're really not going to get the full benefit of the fatter tire because the wheel isn't wide enough to support it.
 
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