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Hi everyone,

I will be receiving the Year One 17" Rally II with 17 x 9 rear and 17 x 8 front. My tire dealer recommended either 225/45 front and 255/40 rear OR 245/45 front and 275/40 rear. I like either the BF Goodrich G-force or Nitto (NT05 or NT555).

Which would you choose? I have a bored out 400 to about 460 with stroker and performance parts....need more rubber on the rear wheels and my 14"s are not cutting it. I don't want to roll the wheel well and I am leaning towards the 275 but don't want rubbing....

Thanks!
 

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Looks beautiful. Sounds like you have no issues with rubbing at that size.
 

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We have the same wheels on my sons 68.
9 on rear and 8s on the front.
On the rear we have 255/50s no problems there.
We where concerned about rubbing on the front with the 255 so we went with 235/50 on the front.
The front rubbed a little only in reverse when cracking the wheel sharp.
We later installed Willwood dynalite discs brakes on the front and the rubbing went away. The Willwoods set the wheel out about a 1/4" further then stock.
I would have thought the tires would rub worse after installing the Willwoods but instead it fixed the rubbing issue





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Wow looks great! I am surprised the 235/50 rubbed. I was really leaning towards 275 rear and wondered if anyone had experience with that...
 
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