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Old 11-22-2009, 09:22 PM   #1
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Tire size question?

Im currently running 265/30/19's in the rear. My rims are 19x9 et 36.

My question is could i run 255's in the rear instead of 265's? without stretchin out my tires?
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Old 11-22-2009, 10:50 PM   #2
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255/30's will work fine and should be sitting fairly square on a 9.0" wheel depending on tire manufacturer.

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Old 11-23-2009, 08:34 AM   #3
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255/30's will work fine and should be sitting fairly square on a 9.0" wheel depending on tire manufacturer.

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Old 11-25-2009, 06:11 AM   #4
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coo. thanks for the helpful info!
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coo. thanks for the helpful info!
Not a problem!

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Old 12-04-2009, 02:47 PM   #6
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I have the Beyren Mesh wheels, came on the 330ci coupe I just bought, but it has stretched tires right now and they are almost bald, looking into a new set. He told me they are from discounttire.com - which are 19x8.5 et40 and 19x9.5 et45. He had 225/35/19 on the front and only 235/35/19 on the rear.

I've been searching and cant seem to find the answer to my questions. With these offsets, can I run 235/35/19 on the front, and 265/30/19 on the back without rubbing? Stock sport suspension.
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With 8.5 +40 front and 9.5 +45 rear, you will be able to run a 235/265 without a problem on a coupe.

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255/30's will work fine and should be sitting fairly square on a 9.0" wheel depending on tire manufacturer.

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Whats the best tire/bang for the buck that I should get in 265/30. When I first hand Hankooks I didnt rub in the rear but when I put on Kumhos I would rub frequently..
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Whats the best tire/bang for the buck that I should get in 265/30. When I first hand Hankooks I didnt rub in the rear but when I put on Kumhos I would rub frequently..
Hakooks run a bit narrow with more rounded sidewalls then the Kumho's. How much are you willing to spend?

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