wheel question new 71 mach 1 owner

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I know this probably gets asked a lot. I know 15x8 magnum 500 with 4.5 backspacing with 245 60 15 will fit up front. but I'd like to get cragar ss 15x8 but they only come in 4.25 backspacing will that 1/4" make a difference in fitment? I was gonna go 15x8 all around with 245 60 in front and 275 60 in rear 

 

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I have Cragar SS 15x7, 4 1/18”, BS, 255/60/15 on the front and 15x8, 4 1/4” BS, 275/60/15 on the rear. The front rub slightly on the frame when the wheel is fully turned. The rear rubs slightly on the lip. I think with the 245/60/15 on the  front it would not rub. The rear needs to be at least 4 1/2” or 5” BS so it would not rub with the 275’s. 

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thank you for the information. I have new 245 bfg's and 275 bfg's. just trying to figure out the wheels and width that are gonna look the best. I had some 15x8 magnum 500's but was thinking of trying something different since almost everyone uses those wheels. 

 

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would 15x10 be pushing it with a 275 60? I thought about ordering some torque thrusts with custom offset 

 

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would 15x10 be pushing it with a 275 60? I thought about ordering some torque thrusts with custom offset 
15x10 should work with the 275/60/15’s with the right backspacing. There are others running that combo. If you do a search on 15x10 there are threads that can get you the right backspacing. 

 
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