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Old 04-10-2006, 01:11 PM   #1
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Should i put 235/40 at the front and 255/35 at the back for my 18'' HM2???

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Old 04-10-2006, 03:05 PM   #2
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Old 04-10-2006, 09:49 PM   #3
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is there any problem is 235/40 at the front instead of 225/40??
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Old 04-10-2006, 10:04 PM   #4
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Anyone???
do i have to rolly my rear fender for 255/35??
i want to know this info quick because i need to buy them soon...

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Old 04-10-2006, 10:56 PM   #5
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Anyone???
do i have to rolly my rear fender for 255/35??
i want to know this info quick because i need to buy them soon...
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is there any problem is 235/40 at the front instead of 225/40??
It would help one to furnish some answers if we knew: If you owned a Sedan or Coupe; exact wheel sizes 18x?? and your offsets?
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Old 04-10-2006, 11:17 PM   #6
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oops...forgot to write that down

i got 2000 323i without any sport pkg....
my wheel is 18''x8......

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Old 04-10-2006, 11:41 PM   #7
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I have 225/40/18 with my current HM2s. Fit is good; perhaps slightly "stretched".
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Old 04-11-2006, 12:24 AM   #8
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You cannot do 235/40 over a 225/40 because in order to keep the same wheel diameter you have to do a 235/35 tire.

235/35 is way too big for a 18x8 diameter wheel.
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If you're 18x8 front and back, do 224/40 front and back.
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I would keep them all the same size, it isnt going to look staggered if all the rims are the same size unless they had different offsets and were custom made. Since all the rims are the same size I think it would be pointless to get different size tires. Besides, the 225/40r18 is probably a lot more commen and cheaper than those other sizes.
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Old 04-11-2006, 01:46 AM   #11
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can i put 235/40 all around???
because i have a pair of 234/40 already.............

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Old 04-11-2006, 02:27 AM   #12
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so what are you guys' suggestion???

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Um, I think the tire is too large for the wheel.

But go try it, maybe it will work.
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Old 04-11-2006, 10:03 AM   #14
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8" wheels up front? My vote would be to use 225/40R18 and 255/35R18 on the wider rear wheel. The 225/40R18 fits the front wheel perfectly and will maintain the same overall diameter as the rear.

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but do i have to roll my rear fender for 255/35???

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I would keep them all the same size, it isnt going to look staggered if all the rims are the same size unless they had different offsets and were custom made. Since all the rims are the same size I think it would be pointless to get different size tires. Besides, the 225/40r18 is probably a lot more commen and cheaper than those other sizes.
Mike,
Nice car. What set up do you have in your sig? What size rims and do you have sports package? Just curious. I have the same color car and have been lookin into getting rims.

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