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Old 12-01-2012, 03:29 PM   #1841
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^I just sold the set of 718's I had to buy VB3's haha. Sick wheels.
If you're going with drop and don't want to roll fenders, I'd say 225's and 245's.
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Old 12-01-2012, 03:29 PM   #1842
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With Stock Sport Suspension a few years ago

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With H&R Sport Cup Kit a few months ago

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I never did measure it before or after, I just know that it is definitely much lower than before. I had to roll my fenders up front so it wouldn't rub on bumps. It's much better now though

What size tires are you running?
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Old 12-01-2012, 03:47 PM   #1843
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^I just sold the set of 718's I had to buy VB3's haha. Sick wheels.
If you're going with drop and don't want to roll fenders, I'd say 225's and 245's.
I was thinking of going with 235/255 but they don't have 255/30 and for the 235/35
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Old 12-01-2012, 03:54 PM   #1844
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I was thinking of going with 235/255 but they don't have 255/30 and for the 235/35
You will have to roll your fenders or you're probably going to be rubbing.. even at stock height. Keep in mind, I believe sedans don't have as much clearance as coupes.
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Old 12-01-2012, 09:43 PM   #1845
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Wait I just checked my fenders and I think there rolled! I guess from previous owner. What do unmolested fenders look like on our cars?

Edit: nvm I don't think mine are rolled but the fronts have nothing to roll it's completely touching the fender idk if that's how our are my rear are kinda curved idk what I'm talking about lol
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Old 12-01-2012, 11:25 PM   #1846
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I first thought mine were rolled too, when I felt them.. but I was told they just have some black stuff (unsure what it's called) that needs to be taken out prior to rolling the fender.

Take a picture and post it up!

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Old 12-01-2012, 11:50 PM   #1847
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I first thought mine were rolled too, when I felt them.. but I was told they just have some black stuff (unsure what it's called) that needs to be taken out prior to rolling the fender.

Take a picture and post it up!
I still have the black crap lol
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Old 12-01-2012, 11:53 PM   #1848
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Yeah, I believe that needs to come out before rolling!
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Old 12-02-2012, 12:01 AM   #1849
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What size tires are you running?
I'm running 235/255
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Old 12-02-2012, 12:03 AM   #1850
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I'm running 235/255

Gotcha. I'm going to be running 225/245.
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Old 12-02-2012, 12:33 AM   #1851
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I might run a little bit bigger in the rear for my next set
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Old 12-02-2012, 02:05 AM   #1852
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Wouldn't you be rubbing if you went wider?
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I have to measure it to see how much clearance I actually have. But right now I don't rub in the rear.
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Old 12-02-2012, 10:11 AM   #1854
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So would I rub with 235/255? That's what vmr recommends right? Or should I try 225/255?
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Old 12-02-2012, 10:16 AM   #1855
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Well, you have a sedan and your fenders aren't rolled.. I'd go 225/245 at stock height. If you plan to go lower (suspension wise), you'll have to roll your fenders.
I have a coupe and that's what I'm going to run.
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I have 235/255 and only my front is rolled. And i have aftermarket suspension. Perfect match!
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Old 12-02-2012, 10:39 AM   #1857
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I have 235/255 and only my front is rolled. And i have aftermarket suspension. Perfect match!
He has a sedan though.. so he still might rub a little.
I'm going 225/245 just to be safe, and plus those are my stock widths so why not
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He has a sedan though.. so he still might rub a little.
I'm going 225/245 just to be safe, and plus those are my stock widths so why not
How stretched would that look?
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Old 12-02-2012, 02:24 PM   #1859
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I have a sedan and running 235 up front. Would definitely recommend 235 up front. I am running 265 in the rear but have to pull my fenders to do so. 255 would work without a pull. My offset is 35 f and 45 r. Hope that helps.
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I have a sedan and running 235 up front. Would definitely recommend 235 up front. I am running 265 in the rear but have to pull my fenders to do so. 255 would work without a pull. My offset is 35 f and 45 r. Hope that helps.
How do you think 255 be without a roll?
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