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Old 10-20-2013, 12:53 PM   #1
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Need help with choosing tires!

I currently have 18" rims on my car with 225/40/18, my questions is can i put 225/50/18 on it with out rubbing or anything?
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Probably not and your speedo will be off significantly. Go 235/40 to gain a small amount of sidewall if that's your goal, otherwise smaller rims is your only choice.
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Probably not and your speedo will be off significantly. Go 235/40 to gain a small amount of sidewall if that's your goal, otherwise smaller rims is your only choice.
Well i was looking for a smoother ride with the same rims. Whats the biggest i can go?
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What I said. 235/40. Assuming rims are 8-9" wide
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Old 10-21-2013, 10:17 AM   #5
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What I said. 235/40. Assuming rims are 8-9" wide
+1 on the 235/40R18 recommendation.


You can also find a large difference in ride quality among different tires in the same size. If you're looking for the softest riding tires in 235/40R18, check out the Continental Pro Contact and Bridgestone Turanza Serenity Plus.


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What I said. 235/40. Assuming rims are 8-9" wide
+1

Do not try 225/50/18, that's just way too tall.
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