what wheel and backspacing do I need to fit my 73 Comet

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  1. 73cometter

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    Have a 73 Comet with stock 8" rear , want to put 275/60-15 tires on the rear, heard 15 x8 wheels are needed with 4.5 backspace and 1/4" wheel spacers , is this true , anyone done this and have some pictures, don't want to roll fender either
     
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    Your wheel width is fine. Forget the spacer. 4.25 to 4.50 back spacing will work well. No rolling of fender necessary.
     
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    Can you use this same size ...15 x 8 w/ 4.5 BS in the front or will it rub? Will a 15 x 10 fit in the rear??? what bs??? PS... same info ... 8 inch rear end...72 comet...
     
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    You probably don't want a 10" rim on back.too wide
     

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