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first I would like to thank everyone for their posts on tire choices---since I am not working much in the winter here I have way to much free time!--I have bought a lot of new cars and not put in this much time researching-!some say 255/60/15 all around with 15 x 7 in rims on front--15 x 8 on rear---some say 245/60 15 on front---275/60/15 on rear----some say 16 in. rims and tires--
(more money than I want to spend )----some say 235/60/15 all around---most of the ones on dodgestangs chart don't line up front and back with my car----the upside is that I have a tire guy that will let me switch if I don't run them after I put them on and they rub or don't look right----thanks again for the input---it is genuinely heeded !! :wall: :wall :wall: :wall:
 

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Like I reccomended in my PM to you. With the wheels you have on order. IMO the perfect tire combo will be.

225/60/15's front
275/50/15's rear

The aspect ratio (sidewall height) is exactly the same for both tires so it'll look and fit perfect. Except the rear will be wider.

My combo of:
-15x10" rims w 295/50/15's rear
-15x8" rims w 245/60/15's front
They have the same aspect ratio(front to rear) as well. Just wider(and a tad taller) than the previous combo.

I wouldnt stick the same size tire on different width wheels. It will handle and look weird.

A 245/60/15 is really wide for a 7" wheel.

On my Mach 1 I "USED" to have:
235/60/15's on 15x7" wide fronts
245/60/15's on 15x8" wide rears
It looked OK. But, off the car the 245/s look pretty wide. On the big 71-73's they still looked too skinny for me. If I was going to stick with my 15x7"s and 15x8"s then I'd of installed the tire combo I first suggested to you. But at the time I installed the rear 15x8's onto the front of the Mach 1 and installed the 15x7's onto the front of my 5.0 GT. Then bought new rear wheels for both cars. I bought a bunch of rubber that year. So I know what I'm talking about when it comes to tire+wheel size combo's.

Here's a pic of the suggested size combo on my GT if its any help to you. This pic was in 2000. again, on 15x7's front and 15x8's rear.
http://memimage.cardomain.net/member_images/2/web/2186000-2186999/2186333_12_full.jpg
 

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Personally, I wouldn't run more than a 225 tire on a 7" rim and a 245 on the 8" rim for good handling. If you're going more for looks... well then go wider I suppose.
 

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I don't remember what Johnpro told me for my 65, but it worked out perfect on the 15x7 wheels....

I did a post on it about two months ago....

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I found the sizes....BTW, I put Kuhmos on the 65 and love them....

On the 65 in the sig pic I have 205x60x15 in front and 225x60x15 in rear. The rear sags a bit and so far I have no problems with rubbing. The lips are rolled... there is a site that has tires and wheels on cars to look at...here is the link... link

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