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Old 05-22-2012, 03:41 PM   #1
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Will this work? Why or why not? Thanks.

So yesterday I bought a set of 18" 7 series wheels. The back two had so much camber wear they were no longer usable. The fronts are about 45% tread.
So today I bought brand new tires for the other two.
My question is. They are +15 offset. 225/45/18 all around. The brand new tires I bought today are 225/40/18.
Will these be okay on the back or would I have to put the old ones on te back?
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Old 05-22-2012, 03:42 PM   #2
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How wide are the wheels?

Are you lowered at all?
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Old 05-22-2012, 03:46 PM   #3
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The wheels are 8.5
And no not lowered as of yet. My car sits kinda low already for some reason. Lower than stock by a tad.
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Old 05-22-2012, 03:47 PM   #4
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Here's them fitted
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Old 05-22-2012, 03:48 PM   #5
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All I really want to know is if I can run 225/40/18 in the back or should I put the 45's in back?
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Old 05-22-2012, 03:50 PM   #6
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You'll be fine with 40's for now, but that'll change once you're lowered. If anything, people would tell you to go with an even thinner tire.
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Old 05-22-2012, 03:53 PM   #7
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Oh so I don't need to worry about a blowout or anything?
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Old 05-22-2012, 05:04 PM   #9
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Like... Blowing a tire?
Ya like its safe to operate and everything haha. Sorry im a major tire noob
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that's kinda pokey...
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You are good with a 225/40/18 tire. That would be the actual tire sizing we would recommend for you to run.
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:09 PM   #13
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You are good with a 225/40/18 tire. That would be the actual tire sizing we would recommend for you to run.
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I didnt know that style came in as 18s
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Old 05-23-2012, 07:32 PM   #16
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Those are called style 95's btw.. I have them on my car in 18x8 +15 Fronts and 18x9.5 +25 Rears. Tyres are 225/40/18 all around. Fronts look meaty, rears are stretched to the sh1t.
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Old 05-24-2012, 12:53 AM   #17
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Mine are replicas come to find out :/
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Old 05-24-2012, 12:53 AM   #18
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Didn't even know they made replicas of these wheels
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Old 05-24-2012, 01:02 AM   #20
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Well sadly they do :/ they were made in china
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