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Old 12-29-2009, 10:33 PM   #21  
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u want the fatter taller tires in the rear this does not make any sense too me unless tires are free or something...
It's more for cosmetic effect. I wouldn't do it until the car needed tires anyways. I'm just planning out what I want to do for the next set.
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Old 12-29-2009, 10:48 PM   #22  
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toyo makes that size tire as well in the RA1 tire and the R888 tire. So the choices are nitto drag radials, mickey thompson drag radials, toyo ra1's, toyo r888's. Thats about all i could find.
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toyo makes that size tire as well in the RA1 tire and the R888 tire. So the choices are nitto drag radials, mickey thompson drag radials, toyo ra1's, toyo r888's. Thats about all i could find.
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The bad thing about all those tires is that they all have terribly low treadwear ratings. lol and that specific size is somewhat expensive. So I'd suggest going a little wider with the 315/30-18's or 295/35-18's. More prevalent tire choices.
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The bad thing about all those tires is that they all have terribly low treadwear ratings. lol and that specific size is somewhat expensive. So I'd suggest going a little wider with the 315/30-18's or 295/35-18's. More prevalent tire choices.
I might just stick with the 295/35-18 in the rear and run the slightly larger tire in the front... the fronts will be about 1/10 taller... but that won't be noticeable.
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There will be 295/35-18's on the rear and 275/35-18's on the front of the wheels im looking to buy and i think it will be perfect.
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the 295/35-18 are 26.12 and the 275/35-18 are 25.57"... so you are still looking at a 1/2" discrepancy between them. Not as noticeable but there is also a little over a 1/4" difference in the sidewall as well.
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i have a .65" difference and its really not TOO noticeable. only sometimes for some reason..

so with the size just posted above, there will be a .55" difference.

It wont really be too noticeable, but you may want to try to level it all out better IF possible.
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Well the wheels already have the tires on them and they are good tires. So i'll keep them But they will be replaced by the same sizes though. I mean the sizes are 18x9 and 18x10.5 and on the 9" wide wheel, the 275 seems to be the best fitting size for the width. I mean the tires that I want have a 255/45-18 that is right around the same height sidewall but i really think that they are gonna be a little too narrow, dont you think???
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that's going to be a pretty thick sidewall...no?

I would stick with 275's i would think
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