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tire sizes... quick question

Old 04-05-2007, 04:13 PM
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hey i plan on doing with 18x10 deepdish bullit in rear and 18x9 DD bullit in front...

i was thinking of doing 295/35/18 in the rear and 255/40/18 in the front, how will that look? i want the sidewall to be the same on both the tires but i'm not too sure on these tire sizes... so what do you guys think would be ag ood combo?


or how about 285/35/18 and 255/40/18 ?? what do you guys think? thanks!


(PS the LCA relocation kit makes a big difference in launch, correct? with my 4.10s my second gear is just all wheel spin... just like first)
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Old 04-05-2007, 05:07 PM
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If you have room for the width, the 295/35/18 in the rear and 255/40/18 in the front yields approximately the same sidewall height of 4 inches.
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Old 04-05-2007, 05:12 PM
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Rims:
18x10 rear
18x9 front

Tires:
295/45/18 rear
255/45/18 front - will probably go with the 275/40/18's next time







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Old 04-05-2007, 05:35 PM
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hey pantera what brand tires are those?

i cant decide between 285 or 295

how about 285/35/18 and 255/40/18 ?

i want the low profile look, i hate the way the stock wheel/tire combo looks
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Old 04-05-2007, 06:04 PM
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hey pantera what brand tires are those?

i cant decide between 285 or 295

how about 285/35/18 and 255/40/18 ?

i want the low profile look, i hate the way the stock wheel/tire combo looks
The tires are Nitto555's. I would definitely go with the 295's out back. The size looks really good and gives off a very aggressive stance.

I'm running stock springs on my V6 and love the stance andI kinda like the oldschool jacked up look my car has. If you want to see what a lowered GT looks like, search for posts by member "vocoat". He is runningthe exact same wheel and tire setup, only he's running Steeda Sport drop springs.
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Old 04-05-2007, 06:20 PM
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i would give your self a little more side wall..

I have 255/45 front with 285/40 in the rear...Anything less looks silly on these cars IMO

More sidewall will give you better launch capability..
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Old 04-05-2007, 06:45 PM
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Kaldar,

I thought you were going to ge lightweightwheels like zigen, BBS. How come you are going the other way now?
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Old 04-05-2007, 07:31 PM
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Kaldar,

I thought you were going to ge lightweightwheels like zigen, BBS. How come you are going the other way now?
haha you remember this?


well i thought about it for a while and i realized its alot of money to dish out for wheels... yes 5zigens are not as expensive as others but they dont come in the sizes i want..

for example 18x9.5 is the widest they go in 18" (which is also $273)

actually, whats the best tire size i could put on a 9.5? 275? 285 maybe? (i dont want it to bubble)
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Old 04-06-2007, 01:08 PM
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You can put a 285 on a 9 1/2 inch wheel..

The 07 Shelby has 9.5 inch wheels with 285/40 tires
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Old 04-06-2007, 02:20 PM
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I have the same tire setup as pantera, great look and feel.


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