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Well I'm about to re-tread & wheel the car w/my new Magnum 500's. 15x7 front and 15x8 rear. I plan on going with 225/60R15 in the front and would like to go with 245/60R15 out back. Anyone running this? If so any problems? I really wanted to Goodyear Eagle ST's but I don't guess they make them anymore :(, looks like some BFG's T/A's if I want white letters.
 

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I had 245's on mine when I first got it, but it had 15x 9 1/2s and it rubbed on bumps. And before i got the new springs, I came home from the grocery store one day and it scraped all the way home. But im sure with the 15 x 8s it'll be good to go with some minor scraping.
 

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I'm currently running 275/60r15's on 15x8's with 4.5 backspacing on the back on of 66 fastback. I don't have a back seat anymore, so needless to say, nobody rides back there. LOL. If I hit a bump to fast, it will rub -- I can only imagine what it would be like with passengers back there.
 

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I have them on the back on my mustang just make sure you have at least 4 to 4 1/2 inches of back spacing on rims or they will rub. I had 3 1/2 and they rubbed whenever going over big bumps but been fine with 4 inch. They feel the wheel well up nicely
 

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Cool ::, BS on the 15x8 is 4.5".
 

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I used to run 245 60 R15s until I went with 255s instead.
On my '66 I did have to remove the inner lip of the fender to prevent rubbing.
 

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Was that for the 245 or the 255 you had to remove the lip?
 

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I had to remove the lip for the 245 tires.
Since then it hasn't rubbed, even with the larger 255 tires ::
 
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