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Old 5/10/05, 9:35 AM   #1
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I have seen the fitment charts and still can't figure out wich will fit, has anyone put 225 70 r15's on a 15x7 rim with a 4 inch backspace?

should i go

225 70 R15

215 70 R15

225 60 R15

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I WOULD LIKE TO PUT THE 225 70 R15

does anyone have a suggestion

I want the same size tire all the way around
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Old 5/10/05, 11:07 AM   #2
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ANYONE, ANYONE, BEULLER?
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Old 5/10/05, 12:12 PM   #3
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yea i would go with the 15s all around but dont go too wide...but not too narrow :P i think they are 15X8 on our 65 here are some pics
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yea u definitely need some larger rims :P ur stang looks awesome by the way heres another pic of mine...sorry i dont have any more info
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What size is your tire size
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225/70/15 will be way to tall.

Here's a picture of my car with 225/50/15's on all 4 corners.

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Originally posted by tricksixtyfive@May 10, 2005, 1:02 PM
What size is your tire size
mine are 215 60 R15 all around
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215/70/15's on mine. Don't think they look too tall at all....
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HEY DAN YOU THINK I GOT ROOM FOOR 225'S HOW DO YOURS SIT IN THE WHEELWELL
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NICE CAR BIG D, YOURS 2 KUNG FU
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OK SO I THINK I AM GUNNA GO WITH 225 70 R15'S SOMEONE TELL ME IF THESE WILL RUB
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lol its all about trial and error although i think ull have room

oh thanks for the compliment on the car :banana2: i think we got a steal for 13,500 cdn
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Mine sit pretty snug in the wheel well but I think it looks real good I.M.O. They definately should work with your car. Also Ty for the comment about my car.....Yours is actually my dream car. I want a fastback SO bad. But gl with the wheels. What kind of rims you getting?
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I run a 245 rear and a 225 front but they are on a 14" wheel
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I am getting radir 15x7 old school rims with redline tires
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Old 5/10/05, 6:59 PM   #18
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Those will look real good on your car Can't wait to see some pics. What you doing with the Styled Steel wheels you had on the car?
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selling em cheap tires included, good goodyears- low milage
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lol its all about trial and error although i think ull have room

oh thanks for the compliment on the car :banana2: i think we got a steal for 13,500 cdn
Wow that is a great deal your stang looks pretty darn nice Did you have to do alot of work to it or pretty much buy as it is now?
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