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Old 12-30-2012, 08:37 PM   #1
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OK for a 18x8.5 +44 wheel..

Which one would you choose?


245/40-18 [thicker tire(0.7" taller)thinner width(0.4" thinner)]

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255/35-18 [1llb lighter]
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Old 12-30-2012, 10:01 PM   #2
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the +42 is the best choice

and this should have been asked in the other thread you made


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Old 12-30-2012, 10:08 PM   #3
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the +42 is the best choice

and this should have been asked in the other thread you made


resist the temptation to make new threads
thank you, and yes.. I wanted to close this thread.. but I couldn't find the button.

$100 more for the +42mm offset is worth it.

for the same price I can get the DPT 18x8.5 +44 with 245's...

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Old 12-30-2012, 10:36 PM   #4
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or even maybe with some 255/35R18's on 18x8.5 wheels!!!

Has anyone tried that on a stock setup??
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Old 12-30-2012, 10:40 PM   #5
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stop creating new threads. pick one, and stick to it.

if you want the 18x8.5's you can use a 245/35.
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Old 12-30-2012, 10:43 PM   #6
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stop creating new threads. pick one, and stick to it.

if you want the 18x8.5's you can use a 245/35.
Sorry, I wont make anymore threads.

but you stated in another thread that I could put 255's on the 18x8.5 wheels...

http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=2126590

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Old 12-30-2012, 10:49 PM   #7
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yeah you could. but you said you wanted 245's without a taller diameter.
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Old 12-31-2012, 12:16 AM   #8
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255/35-18 because it would save me 4lbs in weight and it'll have less fitment issues?

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Old 12-31-2012, 12:59 AM   #9
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WheelDude has some very good sales right now.. I think im going to have to buy a setup by within the next 3 days.. Definitely going with the 18"s
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17x9 + 42 with a 235/40 595RS-R
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Old 12-31-2012, 10:29 AM   #11
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anyone else try the 255 setup?
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Old 12-31-2012, 11:10 AM   #12
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Only thing that worries me about the 255/35 is that the tire wall will be thinner meaning I could mess up my wheels more easily.. but the difference is minuscule of that of the 245/40.. (0.4" taller sidewall)
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Old 12-31-2012, 01:48 PM   #13
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yeah you could. but you said you wanted 245's without a taller diameter.
255/35-18 wont increase the diameter either.. it stays at 25"

Only difference is.. is that there is a 10" contact with the tire and road.. instead of 9.4" with the 245/40's(these are almost an inch bigger in diameter)
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Old 12-31-2012, 02:42 PM   #14
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^^ is that the biggest you can go if you just want to roll fenders?

or is it possible to go up to a 18x9 +40 with 265's and rolling fenders?(stock ride height)
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^^ is that the biggest you can go if you just want to roll fenders?

or is it possible to go up to a 18x9 +40 with 265's and rolling fenders?(stock ride height)
ain't gunna happen with just a roll.

you have NO idea what you are doing. a 18x9 +40 with 265's will require more modification than just fender mods. we're talking coilovers, camber plates, etc.

STICK TO ONE ****ING THREAD.
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stron the stupid is in this one...mmmmMMMMMmmm??!?!?!??!?!?
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Scotty stop recommending your crap 595rs-r's to every damn person I see. I swear you are a walking billboard.
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Old 12-31-2012, 10:44 PM   #18
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Scotty stop recommending your crap 595rs-r's to every damn person I see. I swear you are a walking billboard.


the RSR's are a great tire.
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Old 01-01-2013, 01:44 AM   #19
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Scotty stop recommending your crap 595rs-r's to every damn person I see. I swear you are a walking billboard.
luvmuffin....go wreck your car please....do it now, dont wait....and buy a hunduha and go bother the rest of the nice idiots over on their board with your stupidity

we dont mind...really
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Old 01-01-2013, 12:06 PM   #20
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I guess if 18x9.5 +35 with 255/35's is too big for stock and requires serious pulling..

Ill go down to the 18x8.5 +44 with 255/35's.. and just roll if needed.

The sizes above are pretty close to the same.. the only difference is the +35 offset is a lot more extreme.(which would cause more problems)

Am I understanding this correctly?
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