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Old 04-09-2006, 11:45 PM   #1
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Pic request 245/35/19 on 9.5" wheel ...GARY?!?!?

im so confused on this whole tire thing.... anyone have a closeup of a 245/35/19 tire idk which to go with..... the above mentioned verses a 255/30/19 versus a 265/30/19

if the csl wheels have a +40 offset will 265/30/19 (general exclaims) rub on a coupe with HR race springs.... or shouild i go with general exlaims only other choise of 245/35/19

and for the front do i go 225 or 235??? any pics to show the difference

i wanna jump on this soon so i can get the wheels on asap cuz im runnin my snows still on my stock 17s
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Old 04-10-2006, 08:04 AM   #2
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I'm sorry, I don't have a pic of 245/35R19 on 9.5" wheels. 265/30R19 when lowered on race springs will likely rub in most cases without any fender modification.
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Old 04-10-2006, 10:37 AM   #3
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so i should go with 245/35/19? or will they look too pulled?

this is so confusing lol why are there options there should just be 1 given size

whats the benefit to goin 245/35/19 over say 255 or 265/30/19?

less rubbing, better mpg since less is touching the ground? will the treads be arched at all and cause wierd wear

btw im thinkin general exclaims and they only offer 225/35/19, 235/35/19, 245/35/19, 265/30/19
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I doubt you'd see any effect on MPG between those sizes. 245/35R19 will look a bit stretched on the 9.5" wheel, but some like this 'euro' look, and it would not rub as much as 265/30R19 would.

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Old 04-10-2006, 11:04 AM   #5
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Hey Gary If I get my fender lip cut so you think I still rub with 265/30/19 with an 40offset? I have a sedan . Thanks
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you would be fine with 265s if u cut the lip i know that for sure lol (just went thru 8 pages when i searched for "rolled fenders")

so gary if i go 245/35 will the ride be worse, or change the diameter of the entire wheel? i just dont get what beneift/loss their is other than less chance of rubbing....
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