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Old 04-29-2013, 06:51 PM   #1
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I was wondering what The best tires would be so that it doesn't rub when I lower it. Thanks


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Old 04-30-2013, 12:17 PM   #2
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Just picked up some rims
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I was wondering what The best tires would be so that it doesn't rub when I lower it. Thanks


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225/40R18 and 255/35R18 would be the most conservative sizing to be certain of no rubbing.

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225/40/18 and 255/35/18 should fit nicely.
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225/40/18 and 255/35/18 should fit nicely.
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225/40R18 and 255/35R18 would be the most conservative sizing to be certain of no rubbing.

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And I'd be able to lower it with no concerns?

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It's really going to depend on how low you decide to go, but if you're just planning on doing a simple spring setup I don't think you'll have any issues.
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It's really going to depend on how low you decide to go, but if you're just planning on doing a simple spring setup I don't think you'll have any issues.
It will be a simple set up. 1.5 in drop. Maybe 2. I'm sure it will be ok


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225/40R18 and 255/35R18 would be the most conservative sizing to be certain of no rubbing.

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