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I have decided to put a set of magnum's on my 70 Mach 1, and not really sure what size would look the best. Can you guys give me some opinions?

14x7, 15x7, 15x8
And also what tire size would fit best with no rubbing?

I would like to order tires and wheels as a package deal if I can.
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15x8 on the back, 15x7 on the front. 255/60 on the rear, 225/60 (or 65) on the front. Note that almost all the tires available in a 15" size are mediocre at best. You have to go to at least 16" to get a really good tire.
 

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i had 14x7's with 245/60s in the rear and 235/60s up front with no probs at all.

I since went 235/60s in all 4 corners

the choices for 14" performance tires are becomming a haslle to find and 15's arent too far behind those

I settled for the BFG Radial T/A's which I dont like but thats all I was able to get a hold of for the $$$ i wnated to spend..
 

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I have 15x7 up front with 15x8 in the rear. Front tires are 215/65/15 and rears are 275/60/15. Laurel Mountain Mustang sells sets complete with lugnuts and centers for about the best price I can find. My combo was $679. My wheels are made by Specialty wheel of Oregon. Nice quality wheels. If you just want a set of four 15x7 wheels. They're only $649. All their wheels have the correct backspacing to work without rubbing. But it's the tires you put on that you have to watch. On 15" wheels I don't think you can go wider than a 235 tire on the front. 275 is about the widest in the back. And even then you might have to roll the fender lips with a 275 in the back. Mine are rolled. But I don't want the back of my car to sit up. I'm going for the Boss 302/Trans Am racer look.

http://www.laurelmountainmustang.com/products/1969-73-magnum-500-wheel-kit-15x7




 

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15x8 on the back, 15x7 on the front. 255/60 on the rear, 225/60 (or 65) on the front. Note that almost all the tires available in a 15" size are mediocre at best. You have to go to at least 16" to get a really good tire.
basically true. One exception I know about would be the Avon CR6 ZZ (DOT) street legal race tire. pricey though, and you can't get them everywhere.

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68Rcode

68Rcode,
Do you have a picture of your car, or any car with the 15X8 / 15X7 255/60/15 225/60/15 tire and wheel combo?
Mark
15x8 on the back, 15x7 on the front. 255/60 on the rear, 225/60 (or 65) on the front. Note that almost all the tires available in a 15" size are mediocre at best. You have to go to at least 16" to get a really good tire.
 
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