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Have owned a few '67 GTO's over the years that had the bottom of the rear wheel opening moldings trimmed nearly an 1" so 29" slicks and big sticky MT street tires could fit in the rear wheelhouses.
If there is a certain style of wheel that one is totally stuck on using, can also examine the spacing mounted tire/wheel combo in the wheel house, and then if it solves the problem, consider going to a 1/2" narrower on each side factory rearend, like the '65-67 Chevelle 12 bolt, or in a rearend build, having the housing narrowed slightly in a jig. In the 90's, built up several '65-67 12 bolt's specifically for '66 and 67 GTO's. Over the last 10 years, have narrowed a few 8.5 A body housings and installed A10 housing ends, so the customer could have the correct width and the big plus of the largest tapered axle bearing/thickest axle.