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Old 02-10-2017, 03:42 PM   #21
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I did 255/35/18 rear 225/40/18 on the front and it's everything I wanted even the 13inch back tire some people don't like that but if you don't just go 235 rear or even 245

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Old 02-10-2017, 03:46 PM   #22
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the problem with the current 235/35

is that in the rear the rim is bigger than the tyre (wider) , so, don't like that look at all

i wanted that the tyre could fill all the rim, so that's why i'm thinking in 255 in the rear
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Old 02-10-2017, 03:50 PM   #23
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the problem with the current 235/35

is that in the rear the rim is bigger than the tyre (wider) , so, don't like that look at all

i wanted that the tyre could fill all the rim, so that's why i'm thinking in 255 in the rear
To get rid of the 9.5" wheel being wider than the tire you would need to go with a beefier 275, like a BFGoodrich G-Force Sport. That just won't fit. So in all honesty it requires more work than normal, or an 8.5" wheel with BFGoodrich 255/35/18's.
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Old 02-10-2017, 03:53 PM   #24
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my current rims are:

8.5 front
9.5 rear

the new rims are:

8.5 front
9.5 rear

do you think with 255/35 or 255/30 I can forget about that problem


Other people over here in CR, mention that if I put 265 in the rear, I'll start rubbing in the fenders if I there's people in the back seats
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Old 02-10-2017, 03:57 PM   #25
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Unfortunately those wheels will be wider than the tire. I know that 255 mm is equal to 10 in., but when it is mounted and aired up, one tire just doesn't work out to having 1/4" per side of "beef" to it.
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Old 02-10-2017, 03:58 PM   #26
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actually, this does not look too bad.

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showpos...2&postcount=13
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http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=795013


I'll be back in this thread later tonight. Some info in the link above.
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Old 02-10-2017, 03:59 PM   #28
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Unfortunately those wheels will be wider than the tire. I know that 255 mm is equal to 10 in., but when it is mounted and aired up, one tire just doesn't work out to having 1/4" per side of "beef" to it.

got it... that is a problem

tyres over here are: 255/30 about $320 each - kumho or something


255/35 are about : $100 each - generic

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Old 02-10-2017, 04:00 PM   #29
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got it... that is a problem

tyres over here are: 255/30 about $320 each - kumho or something


255/35 are about : $100 each - generic
WOW! Run a 245? :/ Not sure. That is insane.
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Old 02-10-2017, 04:09 PM   #30
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the problem with the current 235/35

is that in the rear the rim is bigger than the tyre (wider) , so, don't like that look at all

i wanted that the tyre could fill all the rim, so that's why i'm thinking in 255 in the rear
255 in the rear is amazing fat back tire but if you don't mind it it covers the whole rim nicely I definitely recommend that to you

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Old 02-10-2017, 04:13 PM   #31
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255 in the rear is amazing fat back tire but if you don't mind it it covers the whole rim nicely I definitely recommend that to you

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yeap that's what I want


but Im inquiring about if with 255 is going to rub the fenders or something

my car acttually is this with the old rims
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