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Old 10-02-2012, 10:51 PM   #1
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What is a good size of tires on 19s?

Hi all,

i just bought me a set of 19's for my ride, my car is not lowered, its stock springs and shocks, i am a noob at tires size, etc.


Please advice which are good, that won't rub, and tht will make it look as a low profile.


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Old 10-02-2012, 10:54 PM   #2
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Old 10-02-2012, 10:58 PM   #3
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How wide are they?
38mm.

they are 8.5 inches wide, offset is
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Old 10-02-2012, 11:31 PM   #6
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guys im asking about tire size, not brand. or make.
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Old 10-03-2012, 05:11 AM   #9
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You should also be asking about tire makes and models. Just because tires are the same size doesnt mean they have the same profile. I guess it doesnt matter much for you though since youre not dropped but something youll consider in the future if you lower your ride.
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Those huge wheels and heavier tires are going to slow that car down even more than it already is.
And this is on a 2000 323i. How long before he makes a post about a ruined subframe?
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Old 10-03-2012, 11:18 AM   #11
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245/35 is 2.85% larger than standard, i wouldnt even put 235, go with :
Tyre Size ...Difference ... Fits Wheel Rim
215/35 R19 ... -0.30% ...7x19 to 8.5x19
225/35 R19 ... 0.65% ...7.5x19 to 9x19
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Those huge wheels and heavier tires are going to slow that car down even more than it already is.
And this is on a 2000 323i. How long before he makes a post about a ruined subframe?
word. OP how much did you spend on those wheels?
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word. OP how much did you spend on those wheels?
I got them for $800 brand new.

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Those huge wheels and heavier tires are going to slow that car down even more than it already is.
And this is on a 2000 323i. How long before he makes a post about a ruined subframe?

HHmmm well can you give me advice for it not to mess up the subframe? and yeah it probably would slow down the car but im not lookinbg to build a race car here.
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