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Old 01-09-2013, 07:07 PM   #1
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19' rims

Can 19' fit on my car as an aggressive driver, if so, whats the best tire size
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Old 01-09-2013, 08:03 PM   #2
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I got 225/45r/17
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Old 01-09-2013, 08:19 PM   #3
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Thanks, but I really want to see if I could get some 19' on mine, I 17 now too.
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Old 01-09-2013, 09:17 PM   #4
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Yes it can be done. I'm running 225/35/19 front, and 245/35/19 on the rear.
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Old 01-09-2013, 09:36 PM   #5
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Thank You, is this your ride? SWEET... I GOT A WAYS TO GO... I any suggestions on where I should get these rims and tires from?
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Old 01-09-2013, 10:12 PM   #6
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I got 235/35 265/30 on 19' and it fits perfectly... Here is some pics
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Old 01-09-2013, 10:19 PM   #7
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Old 01-09-2013, 10:46 PM   #8
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Yes it does im planning on lowering it this summer... Do you recommend any good products to buy i havent really made my decision yet lol
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Old 01-09-2013, 10:51 PM   #9
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Bring me women, this is exactly what I needed to see and hear....thanks I'm getting them...what rim should I get?
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Old 01-09-2013, 10:55 PM   #10
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Does the 19 still handle well or do you lose that?
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:02 PM   #11
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I think it handles still pretty good for me because i have good tires. I use Hankook Ventus v12 Evo tires. As for rim choice there is a lot to choose from such as VMR, DPE, BBS, Vossen and many other companies. My sizing is 19x8.5 in the front and 19x9.5 in the back. My wheels are called Beyern Rapp you can get them at modbargains.com im pretty sure. Those would be the sizing you could get. As for offsets i dont know because these wheels came from the previous owner so you would need to figure out what offsets you would need to get so you dont get any rubbing while driving
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Brings me women, what are offsets and is Dunlop a good tire?
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I think it handles still pretty good for me because i have good tires. I use Hankook Ventus v12 Evo tires. As for rim choice there is a lot to choose from such as VMR, DPE, BBS, Vossen and many other companies. My sizing is 19x8.5 in the front and 19x9.5 in the back. My wheels are called Beyern Rapp you can get them at modbargains.com im pretty sure. Those would be the sizing you could get. As for offsets i dont know because these wheels came from the previous owner so you would need to figure out what offsets you would need to get so you dont get any rubbing while driving
What are offsets and are dunlops a good tire for a hard driver like me?
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Try that link and it should kinda explain what offset is. As for dunlop tires i think there is a few good ones out there on this same website im pretty sure. Dunlop makes some good tires if you get the right ones
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19x8.5 ET40 front and 19x9.5 ET45 rear with 235/35/19 and 265/30/19 tires. You shouldn't have any issues.

As far as tires, I would suggest doing a bit of research on Tirerack's website and reading some reviews. Popular choices are Hankook Ventus V12s, Continental ExtremeContact DW, or Michelin Pilot Super Sports. Plenty of other options out there though.
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Yea thats exactly what i have for sizing. Nice car btw and like he said those are some popular tires but there is so much to choose from
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If you want to be as low as me you need to run a 245mm wide tire in the rear, otherwise you will rub. To run a 265mm tire you need to roll your fenders to not rub. I am currently sitting on h&r race springs, which have settled over a few years and now sit a tad lower than my sig pic.
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If your on stock suspension though like i am you can run a 265mm tire. I dont rub at all
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If your on stock suspension though like i am you can run a 265mm tire. I dont rub at all
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19x8.5 ET40 front and 19x9.5 ET45 rear with 235/35/19 and 265/30/19 tires. You shouldn't have any issues.

As far as tires, I would suggest doing a bit of research on Tirerack's website and reading some reviews. Popular choices are Hankook Ventus V12s, Continental ExtremeContact DW, or Michelin Pilot Super Sports. Plenty of other options out there though.
Exactly what I have! I looks almost identical to my car too

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