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Old 12-07-2013, 10:39 PM   #1
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98 camaro tire size

What biggest tire size I could put on my camaro without having to change speed on my gauge cluster?
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Depends on the overall circumference of the tire, not the size so to speak.
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Are you talking about on your stock wheels or are you going to get bigger wheels too? For your stock wheels 245/50/16 is what was on the v8s but you could go 255/50/16. For your v6 I wouldn't go bigger then 275/40/17 if you were to get 17 inch wheels.
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Ok well I have 16" chrome z28 stocks on my camaro so what's biggest tire I can put on them without change gauges cluster? Cuz I got 225/60/16 it feels a slower then wat speedo says
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Get a GPS to confirm.
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Get a GPS to confirm.
This.

Look on the door jam sticker on the drivers side that tells you what the stock tire size is. Get that size. Bam, accurate speedometer again.
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You don't have to change the cluster to compensate for tire size. All you have to do is have the speedo calibrated by tuning the PCM to the tire size and gear ratio.
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I know that but I don't got stock v6 rims tho I got z28 stocks on it

Where could I get PCM programmed to bigger tires
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PCMforless.com

Here's a link.
http://www.pcmforless.com/
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That should be the correct size tire. It wouldn't throw it off all that much unless you went to a huge deviation in tire height.
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How would I use PCM thing????
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You take out your pcm, mail it to them. They tune it and mail it back.

Or, find somebody locally that uses HPTuners that will do it or take it to the dealership to have it recalibrated.
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Where's PCM at in camao?
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Under the hood on the passenger side under the cowl next to the firewall.
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Passenger side right up against the firewall.

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Thanks I just know that as computer or ecu in a cars or trucks
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I know that but I don't got stock v6 rims tho I got z28 stocks on it
Then what are you worried about? They are the exact same size as stock V6 rims. 16". Look at your door jam as suggested.
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Look at the door jam base v6s had 2 options for tire size. 215-60-16 or there was an option for 235-55-16
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a 245/50/16 nor 275/40/17 and 315/35/17 will throw your speedometer of by very much, maybe 2-5mph at the very most. My 97 started life with the 235/55/16 tires and I don't notice much of a difference and the pcm don't care either.
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