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Old 12-26-2008, 07:40 PM   #1
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Default new wheels, question on tire size

i got 18x8.5 rota torques and just want to double check on a good tire size. i was gonna go with a 235/40 18. let me know if im wrong. thanx
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Old 12-26-2008, 08:59 PM   #2
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235 - 255s are ok
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Old 12-27-2008, 12:12 AM   #3
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If you want to avoid rolling the fenders, you should be OK withthe 235/40-18. Anything wider and you'd need to roll, but you could go as wide as a 255/35-18 on those wheels.
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Old 12-27-2008, 01:04 AM   #4
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mav1c is 100% correct. I usually recommend a 235/40/18 tire for these wheels. If you plan to use them strictly for summer use and don't mind rolling your rear fenders then a 255/35/18 tire will perform very well

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