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Old 11-28-2012, 06:44 PM   #1
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Trying to figure tire sizes I bought 18 x8 and 18 x 9.5 m3 wheels they havestreched the rear tires by putting 225 40 18 on rear what size should I go with for front to have the same streched look but same diameter was thinking 215 40 please help

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Old 11-29-2012, 03:28 PM   #2
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Old 11-30-2012, 06:17 AM   #3
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i had 225/40/18 on my 9.5" rears and same on the 8" fronts. Fronts were not stretched at all. I'd go 205/40.
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Old 11-30-2012, 10:25 AM   #4
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215 provides decent stretch but I am running that on a 9.5 wheels so with an 8 you might want to go 205/40 like Steve said. 205/40 stretchs pretty well on an 8.
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