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Hi you all!

I own a 69 standard Cougar, this is my first thread and is time to change up the tires.
I've been looking at the forum and saw lots of threads about this topic but nothing that cleared my doubts about the "perfect" tires sizes.
Now the questions: I'm running all four wheels 15x7'' 4,25 backspace, front 225x60 and rear 255x60.
I'm not very happy with this combo and need to change the front tires.
I'm looking for a more stock looking car, thinking on running Bf goodrich radial T/A.
What your opinions of sizes?
Combos I'm thinking:
1-Front: 215x65 Rear: 235x60
2-Front: 215x65 Rear: 245x60
3-Front and Rear: 235x60 (Any rubbing with the currently Backspace???)
4-Front and Rear: 225x60 (Too Narrow???)

Thank for your attention!
 

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#3 would be my choice. If your car is at stock ride height with suspension components that are not worn out, you will not have any rubbing issues. This size is wider than stock but looks perfect on a 69 or 70 if you are going for a reasonably stock appearance. This is the size I have on my 70.
 

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Hey Jeff Bingman!

Thank a lot for your reply! Really helpful, good to know that if fits perfect, and looking at your car there is no doubt that it stays awesome!
By the way Great 70 cat yours!!!

Thanks!!!
 

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Hey Jeff Bingman!

Thank a lot for your reply! Really helpful, good to know that if fits perfect, and looking at your car there is no doubt that it stays awesome!
By the way Great 70 cat yours!!!

Thanks!!!
Thanks for the compliment.
 
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