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Old 11-02-2011, 05:58 PM   #1
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Default How big of a tire can I put under the back of my car?

I am having a hard time trying to decide what size tire I can fit under the back of my 65 coupe...I have looked in magazines and noted the sizes and read articles and am still alittle lost. I am using stock ride height front and back. I think the biggest I can go in the front is 24" tall and 8" wide? I am not sure on the back. Any help? I don't want any rubbing issues. Thanks again, Brent
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Old 11-02-2011, 06:35 PM   #2
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Old 11-02-2011, 08:15 PM   #3
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where under the back of the car are you planning to put it?
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Old 11-03-2011, 06:54 PM   #4
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Don't even understand the last question? I went by the chart but I think it is on the light side to be safe. I have been looking in the mags and they are listing much larger tires under the cars. Any help???
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Old 11-03-2011, 09:20 PM   #5
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You need to consider the off set of the rims too.
Here is a very good fitment guide for what works:
http://www.dodgestang.com/Tire%20Fit...ide%2065-6.pdf

I am running 16x8 wheels with 4.5 inch back spacing and 225VR50-16 tires with no rubs on front or back.
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Old 11-08-2011, 03:08 AM   #6
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I had 235 60 15 BFG Radial TA on the rear of mine for a while, and it barely fit. I have 215 60 15 Yokohama YK520 on all 4 corners now.
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