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Re: 325/50R/15 on a 68 ? Will they fit

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Originally Posted by NW68SSBBC View Post
I apologize if this has been asked a thousand times, I did try the search but it didn't work.
Anyway, right now I have 275/60R/15s on the rear of my car which I believe is around a 28" tire. It looks like I have room for a wider tire, which to keep the 28" height, seems to be 325/50R/15. Will this tire fit my 68 SS ? if so, what is the recommended back space and I would guess you need a 10" wide rim.

Any advice is welcome
Thanks Joe
i doubt there is room for them at 12.8'' sidewall width.


i and several others are running 296/55r15 Click image for larger version

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with a 12.2'' sidewall width ; with 27.9'' diameter

https://www.jegs.com/i/Mickey-Thomps.../3454/10002/-1
it was a tight fit, your rear axle must be centered exactly under the wheelwells
i have mine on 15x8/5.5''bs ; the drivers side rubbed slightly, so i added 5/16'' billet spacers; no rubbing now

68-Malibu 427bbc/t4oo/3.73-12bolt/pro charger f1-r
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