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15" tire clearance question
« on: October 07, 2015, 10:35:41 AM »
So i just added a set of 15" centerlines with b.f. Goodrich t/a's. 235/60/15 on them. Im a little concern on how close they are to the rear 1/4 panel

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Re: 15" tire clearance question
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2015, 06:05:38 PM »
I have used that tire size for years with no issue
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Re: 15" tire clearance question
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2015, 06:23:02 PM »
I know the ture doesnt sit in the middle of the wheel well but how much room should there be

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Re: 15" tire clearance question
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2015, 07:01:46 PM »
I know the ture doesnt sit in the middle of the wheel well but how much room should there be
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You're fine.  Hell, one configuration of my car is running 235/60s in the back and 225/50s in the front.  If anything, you're cutting it close on the back side of the tire.  Probably not a lot of room between the sidewall and the leaf spring, right?
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Re: 15" tire clearance question
« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2015, 08:52:07 PM »
Yeah its close just like a mustang ii