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Old 11-04-2017, 10:53 PM
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ok thanks. that is a big help. 4.25 back space on stock 15 X8. thanks
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Old 11-05-2017, 01:17 PM
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4.25 back space on a 8" wheel is not enough for a GM A body.. 5.25 is more like it.. The Cutlass in the photos has 15x8 with 5.5 back space.. 255/60r15 tires also..

I would use stock 15x7 rallys with 225/70r15 tires.. The stock wheels are hub centric..

The Parts Place is the only company that sells correct fitting hub centric wheels for the GM A body. They only come in stock steel though..

https://www.ebay.com/itm/GM-15-x-7-S...53.m1438.l2649
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Old 11-05-2017, 07:22 PM
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the car has 15X8 rallys on the back, so I want to get some 15X8 rallys to match for the front
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Old 11-05-2017, 07:27 PM
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now I am confused. for a 15X8 Gm rally wheel, what is the backspacing? 4.25 or 4.75?
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Old 11-05-2017, 08:35 PM
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I just went on Team chevelle . those are all conflicting information on that site. so, I am still back to 4.25 or 4.50
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Old 11-05-2017, 10:15 PM
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I just went on Team chevelle . those are all conflicting information on that site. so, I am still back to 4.25 or 4.50
stock 15x8'' corvette ralley's measure 4.25''
they will take a 255/60x15 tire easily
for 68 + 69 cars:
a 275/60x15 can work if the outer wheel well fender lip is rolled for clearance
a 275/60x15 will fit with a 4.5'' to 5.5'' back space rim
i've run all 3-combo's on the 68malibu
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Old 11-05-2017, 10:23 PM
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15x8 corvette ralleys can be run front and rear with a smaller tire like a 235/60x15
or a similar width 70series tire so you have clearance
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Old 11-06-2017, 08:48 PM
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oh ok . the seller has 226 60 15 on front and 245 60 15 on front.
well, I just wired him the money and contacted the shipping company. lets hope a 69 Malibu shows up in my driveway sometime soon!
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