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So I got this set of American racing 505s new in box from 02 (still made in the USA) with purchase of my car. I'm now to the point of looking for tires for my car and I thought I would look at forums to ballpark what tire size I should even think about buying but I noticed most sizes are for 4 to 4,5 backspacing. After plugging the dimensions on my box in to a online calculator it looks like I have 3.79 backspacing on the rear and 3.8 on the front (I'll include pictures of the labels). What tires should I get - I've never done this before so I don't know what I'm doing - I'd like to go as fat as I can in the rear but I know that could be a challenge with the weird backspacing
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So these are my cousin's wheels 255 60 R15 on a 15x8 and 5 inch backspacing with a 1.25 inch spacer. This is absolutely perfect fit for me the only thing that would make these better would be if they were 275s
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