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Looking at a set of 15x7 wheels. 5x4.75" bolt pattern.

Which of the two variations should I get:
offset 0, backspacing 4 or
offset 15, backspacing 4.5

Going with 215/65/15 on the front and 235/60/15 on the back. Sound good or am I smoking crack?

<small>[ April 13, 2003, 08:26 PM: Message edited by: mike85gn ]</small>
 

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Mike,

I have that exact tire combo on my car now....you can have a look if you want to get an idea of the stance..let me know.
 

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I'd go with (4) 235/60/15 tires myself.

Don't know about the rims I don't use that much backspacing. 3.5" works for me. :)

If you are thinking about the larger 275 size tires in the future get the 15x8" rims for the back. powersix
 

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I'm installing Eibachs and was thinking of going with the 215/235 combo also. Do you think 235/60-15 will clear in the front? Same on all four is preferable but after looking at the 245/60-15 on the front I have now, it looks like they will hit the outer wheel well. I figured 235's might hit too.

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They rub slightly on the inner fender well on lock to lock slow turns.

So if you are lowered it probably would be much worse. :confused:
 

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I've got a set of 87 T rims on 225/60/15 (front)
245/60/15 (back)
 

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They rub slightly on the inner fender well on lock to lock slow turns.

So if you are lowered it probably would be much worse. :confused:
I don't have a problem with runnin stock tires all around if necessary.
 

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Holly! I thought you were dead, Mike! Long time no hear. Put 275s in the back for more traction. I had 235s all around, don't like them on the front, so I'm going to a 225 on the front.

What are you doing with your rims? Interested in selling them?
 

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The car will be going with 215's and 235's, that wasn't in question. I already have them and want to use them for street driving and save those soft McC's for the track.

My question is just about the rims themselves, which one of those two variations should I use?

15x7, 5x4.75"
offset 0, backspacing 4

---or---

15x7, 5x4.75"
offset 15, backspacing 4.5

<small>[ April 14, 2003, 01:45 PM: Message edited by: mike85gn ]</small>
 
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