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How big of a tire can I use?

hello-

Getting ready to order some wheels and tires for my street/strip 68 camaro....springs are in the stock location, and I am wondering what size wheels and tires I can run? I want to get the most I can in there, will be running this car in brackets with about 625 HP.....

I know the standard is a 4.5 inch back space for cars like this, but I have heard of someone that makes a 4.75 BS wheel, and some people have put 5 inch BS wheels on with a spacer....

Can I get 11 inch tires in the wheel well? I don't mind slightly raising the rear of the car if I have too-

Thanks guys-
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Re: How big of a tire can I use?

Check out my 69 - 15x10 in the rear and 15x8 up front.

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Rat Touring 1969 Camaro X44 496 Richmond Super T10 Plus 4-Speed 3.55 4 wheel disc
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Aug 15th, 07, 03:16 PM
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Re: How big of a tire can I use?

15X10, 5'' Back space no other mods no rubbing just bolted on.

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Re: How big of a tire can I use?

15x8 Weld Pro Stars with 4.5" BS, with 28x12.5 MT ET Streets with NO rubbing whatsoever. Still tucks up nicely.



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