Maximum tire size on stock height & wheels

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MarianoHSN
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Maximum tire size on stock height & wheels

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need to switch tires from touring to all-terrain on my '91 940T wagon, but would like to avoid lifting it or change wheels to 16". Smallest all -terrain tire size I've found is 205/70R15, linked below. Anybody knows if these will fit on stock height and wheels (15")?

Yokohama Geolandar
https://simpletire.com/brands/yokoha...&mpn=110101570

Pirelli Scorpion
https://www.bigbrandtire.com/tires/p...-70-15/2869200
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235/70 R15 on a 3" lifted 244. Too big and too high for my use.
235/70 R15 on a 3" lifted 244. Too big and too high for my use.

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According to the facebook group "Lifted volvos", 205/70r15 do fit on a stock Volvo 940. Mine has 215 75 R15 and these will not fit under a stock strut
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Post by MarianoHSN »

Thank you for your input - I'll go ahead and order the 205/70R15

The few people I talked to prefer the Yokohamas over the Pirellis so I'll go with those.

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Post by lummert »

I'm running 215/60R15 on my 1988 760 Turbo wagon with OE 15x6 wheels. Depending on the brand used (some are wider than others) the tire rubs the inner fender at full lock but fits under the strut spring seat. 205/70R15 would be at least one inch taller than 215/60R15. (26.3 inch compared to 25.2 inch) I have ran 205/65R15 on the front with no issue.
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Post by dmg4 »

You might also consider the General Altimax RT43. I've used them on Volvo 240, 960, S90, V70, S80, as well as 1996 Chevrolet Caprice Classic wagon, and a 1996 Cadillac Fleetwood. Excellent results on pretty diverse fleet in my experience.
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