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Rear Suspension Tire width and Axle width

So I have a narrow car that I am putting a 4 link in. Looking at the car from the outer part of wheel well to otherside outer wheel well is 63 inches. My rear end is narrowed to 38inches. What would be the best size wheel and tire combo to get everything to look nice and fit.

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Depends on your idea of a nice fit some people like a tall rear with tire flush to the quarters some like a tire tucked in real good what i can tell you is measure for back spacing and check your clearence for tire height and width, here is a link to how its done
https://www.rsracing.com/tech-wheel.html

I personally wouldnt want to recomend a wheel and it not fit
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You won't have as much room as you'd think (63" - 38" = 25"; 25"/2 = 12 1/2"). So, 12 1/2" per side less an inch clearance per side of the tire equals 10 1/2". You'll be lucky to fit a 275 tire if you want it inside the fender...

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You won't have as much room as you'd think (63" - 38" = 25"; 25"/2 = 12 1/2"). So, 12 1/2" per side less an inch clearance per side of the tire equals 10 1/2". You'll be lucky to fit a 275 tire if you want it inside the fender...

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...But wouldnt your math be if I had no or zero backspacing. Each inch of backspacing moves the wheel inward. Most wheels I am seeing have centered backspacing meaning a 10 inch wide wheel has 5 inches of backspacing. So I am thinking I could fit a 15 inch wide wheel with 7.5 inch backspacing.
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But then I am just looking at my rear end and if I set it up like that my 4 link brackets would be very close to the pumpkin I am wondering if they make like a 13 inch wheel with only 5 inches of backspacing.
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