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1965 Galaxie 500 tire size

Discussion in 'Tires, Wheels and Bearings' started by new2resto, May 6, 2020.

  1. new2resto

    new2resto New Member

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    Can anyone suggest the largest rear tire size using Magnum 500 Wheels on a 1965 Galaxie 500 without making quarter panel mods?
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    Dominick 1 Well-Known Member Respected Member

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    Welcome to the Forum
    Fill this form out and see if it helps

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    60 or 70 profile?
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    Thanks for your replies! Currently I'm running 245/60/15's all around. I like the somewhat staggered look and wondered if I can go larger/wider in the rear w/o body or suspension mods.
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    You should check to see how much clearance you have left on the inside and the outer qtr. I would say you could go to a 255/60, what brand tire are you running?
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    Also note if you are getting to the tightest clearance ….
    Not all tires of the same sizing are actually exactly the same size!

    Meaning a P235 75r15 of one manufacturer may have a slightly wider or narrower tire than another manufacturer with the same stated size. The same for outside diameter. They should be close but may not be exact.

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    ou should verify how much leeway you have left within and the external qtr. I would state you could go to a 255/60, what brand tire would you say you are running?

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