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Username Post: Anyone running P215/75R14's on a 58???        (Topic#350643)
moparmusclecars 
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04-15-18 05:56 PM - Post#2731098    

Anyone know if there will be any rubbing issues?



 
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Gene_Schneider 
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04-15-18 07:44 PM - Post#2731113    
    In response to moparmusclecars

That size will come closest to the original 7.50X14 bias ply.
205s look a little skimpy.

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Hugomiller 
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04-16-18 01:57 PM - Post#2731184    
    In response to Gene_Schneider

I have just ordered a set of 215/75x14 Diamond Backs for my 1960 Impala convertible. I'll let you know! I am told the convertible originally ran on 8.00 x 14's, which is one size wider than the saloons.



 
cspengler 
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04-18-18 11:39 AM - Post#2731424    
    In response to moparmusclecars

Hi,

On my 58' Bel Air I have 245/60 R15 with 15X7 3.75 backspace wheels. The only time they rubbed was with the stock front drum brakes, that went away when I upgraded to disc brakes.



 
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