So I’m gonna fix it by adding some thiccccc.
I ordered these tires a couple weeks ago, and they’re finally arriving...which is to say one arrived today and the other three are due in tomorrow. UPS is weird. But anyway!
These are about 2.5 inches wider than the current 215s, and are going to look awesome on the car once I lower it. For $50 apiece, if they get used only for autocross and car shows, they’ll be money well spent because holy shit do they look awesome.
Tomorrow if I have time during the day, I’m going to pull one of the rear tires off the Monte Carlo and measure up my backspacing. Basically I pull tire, sit this one in its place, and see where the hub falls in relation to an imaginary 8 inch wide wheel. It’s either going to be a 2 or 3 inch backspace...I’ve seen one with 3, but I want to push them out all the way to the edge of the fender flare so 2 inch might be the way to go.
Once that’s done, I’m going to order a pair of wheels (I don’t need all four yet, so I can do this in drips and drabs), get two tires mounted, and see how they look on the car. They’re going to look awesome, but I want to see it anyway.