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Old 04-17-2009, 05:03 PM   #1
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Help with staggered sizes

I have a 2001 325 Ci convertible with sport suspension and I have aftermarket rims that are 18's - 9 1/2 wide and I have 225/40/18 all around .
My question is what sizes are good to stagger the front and backs with out looking stupid . I would like to get as wide as possible in the back without rubbing . My car isn't lowered either ( Stock Sport Suspension ) . I'm buying tires soon . I appreciate any help .

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You can run 255 in the rear. I am at least.
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Old 04-17-2009, 05:33 PM   #3
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Im running 265/30/19 in the rear....19x9.5 and it rub a little bit. You might want to go with 255 if you're not planning on rolling your fender.
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Old 04-17-2009, 07:49 PM   #4
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Im running 265/30/19 in the rear....19x9.5 and it rub a little bit. You might want to go with 255 if you're not planning on rolling your fender.
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Right on the dot... 255 if you don't feel like rolling fenders... Larger if you want but be prepared to roll the fenders if you do.
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Right on the dot... 255 if you don't feel like rolling fenders... Larger if you want but be prepared to roll the fenders if you do.
What about on the front rims ?
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I have a 2001 325 Ci convertible with sport suspension and I have aftermarket rims that are 18's - 9 1/2 wide and I have 225/40/18 all around .
My question is what sizes are good to stagger the front and backs with out looking stupid . I would like to get as wide as possible in the back without rubbing . My car isn't lowered either ( Stock Sport Suspension ) . I'm buying tires soon . I appreciate any help .

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Are you really using 9.5" all around, in the fronts or am I mistaking?
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Are you really using 9.5" all around, in the fronts or am I mistaking?
Yes , I just checked . Is that odd ??? I have 225/40/18 all around .
I'm trying to get a cooler setup.

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