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What size tire 4 a 1998 malibu?

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215-60-15 is the orignal equipment size that came on your malibu.
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Look at an existing tire on your car

On the wall is a set of figures example 195/16 HR

The 195 is the tire width across the treads
The 16 is the rim size
The HR is the speed rating.

Posted on Jul 16, 2009

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SOURCE: Tire sizes

depending on the model Cavalier u have there are 2 sizes that where factory installed

Original Equipment Size 1: 195/70-14 view_all_tires_button2.gif
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SOURCE: tire size for a 96 cavalier

The factory recommended tire size is usually on a sticker on the drivers side door post and in the owners manual. This will keep the speedo calibration correct. If you are customizing the car then you need to go to a tire shop and work with them to determine what sizes will do what you want. You can buy different tire size rims with various offsets that allow for larger tires to be put on a vehicle. Hope this helps, RAC

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SOURCE: 1996 chevy blazer tire size

stock is generally the 235/75r15, but if you can find someone to install them or do it yourself easily be able to run 31x10r15 for a little meatier look, this would involve a slight trim of the front skirt edge on some models or depending on your suspension. Any tire shop would easily be able to tell you stock tires or what would fit, but most major retailers (walmart, fleetfarm) will not install ANY tire not listed as factory. so you would have to find a private shop then.

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What size tire does a 1998 chevy malibu take


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