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72 Nova, with 15x7 rallys (probably a 4.5 backspacing?)

Currently the car has 215/65's on all 4 corners, they look too short and skinny to me.

What is the largest (tallest/widest) Must stay on these wheels
for the front ?
for the rear ?
 

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The front I'd say 235/60-15 and the rear 255/60-15. Some people run 275/60-15's on 15x7 wheels, but they really need to be on 15x8's. The 235 on the front may rub a little though, it's the same height as the 215/56, but about an inch wider. The 255/60 is about an inch taller and about an inch/inch and a half wider. They look good on these cars.
 

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Thanks !!!

The 255/60 for the rear is what I was thinking too.
I have 275/60 on 8" wheels on the rear of my 70 chevelle, and I feel they might look to big on the Nova for my taste.

I would really like to avoid having any rubbing at all, is anyone else running 235/60 on 7" rallys in the front ?
 

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i ran a 275/60 on a 15x7 with stock bsp and it never rubbed..i have a pic if you would like..if it were on an 8" rim you might have some rubbing issues
 

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Were you running air shocks with the 275's ?

My car does currently have air shocks, but that is one of the things I hope to change soon.
 

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A 275/60/15 tire on a 15 x 8 rim will fit fine without rubbing issues. I've clearanced (rolled) my fender lips but that's more for the 10" wide slick I run when racing the car. The 275/60/15 tire will work fine on a 15 x 7 rim as well, but it looks better on the 8" rim IMHO. Pics are on my webshots page in the link in my sig.

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275's fit perfect on the 8" wide rim , but i wasnt sure if it would with the stock rally's

im running 275/40's but i have a different offset
 
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