What is the correct size tire & rim for a 73 Bug?

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Asked by Feb 17, 2012 at 12:31 AM about the Volkswagen Beetle

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The tires on it now are 16's I believe, and they rub the inside fenders on teeny
bumps!

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i usto own a couple of bugs...i remember using 15" tires...

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It has more to do with the wheel offset or width. OEM is about 205 in width and a zero offset rim. Use the tirerack.com fitment application

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Thank you!

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The original size the fits your car is 165R15.

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and the orignal rim size is 15x4.5

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