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Old 03-19-2009, 12:41 PM   #1
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18's tire help ?

I bought a set of 18 inch wheels for my bima, and I'm looking for tires. The wheels are 18x8 at front and 18x9.5 at rear, I wanna tinner tires, cuz I wanna make the rims look a little bigger, so what you think at about 215/40 front and a 235/35 at rear ? Will they fit on my rims or they are too small for them, are there gonna be a problems with the ABS/ASC sensors or no ?
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Old 03-19-2009, 12:44 PM   #2
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Just go with the standard size.... if anything, getting thin tires will make your wheel gap look HUGE, making your car look completely retarded

BMWs do a decent job of filling out the wheel wells pretty good, so stick with the OEM sizing

225/40 up front
255/35 in the back
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Old 03-19-2009, 12:44 PM   #3
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Old 03-19-2009, 01:04 PM   #4
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I think that with the oem standart tires, wheels will look too small, cuz they are not 19's, that's why I am asking about tinner tires, like a compromise to the smaller wheels.

P.S. I am threating mine like a woman, that's why I call it "bima"
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Old 03-19-2009, 05:08 PM   #5
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235/35/19 and 265/30/19 would work out just fine. If you going for a slightly beefy setup, go for a 235 up front.

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Old 03-20-2009, 04:12 AM   #6
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OKey, but I am with 18's not 19's
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215/40/18 will match up with 245/35/18.

Why not go 245/35/18 all around?
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