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Old 07-05-2009, 09:31 AM   #1
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just wondering what tires people are running on rota grids, specifically 18x9.5. previously ive been running 235/40/18 but there stretched out. im wondering if people have any pics of how they look on the car. im leaning towards getting a bigger tire maybe a 265 but still not sure.

pics would be nice
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Old 07-05-2009, 12:03 PM   #2
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offest? 265 requires some serious fender work front AND rear. If you want to be able to turn your front wheels all the way, there's a lot of stuff that has to be cut out.
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for instance what would need to be cut...?

offset i believe is +38
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oh bloody hell....ANOTHER ONE OF THESE

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Old 07-05-2009, 04:28 PM   #5
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okkkkk....

anyone have any useful help
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Old 07-05-2009, 09:26 PM   #6
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It's already been posted. To run that size tire ont that wheel you'd need to do a LOT of rear fender pulling, and the fronts would have to be "tubbed" to keep from rubbing the inner fender during full lock.

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If you have to ask, you're in over your head. Find somebody who knows how to do it or pick a more reasonable wheel/tire setup.
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what do you mean by tubbing?
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what do you mean by tubbing?
put down the wheels and take another toke

you are in WAY over your head
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what do you mean by tubbing?
Basically you cut away a portion of the inner fender, and weld in new sheet metal to allow for more room.
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