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Old 10-02-2013, 10:33 AM   #1
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OK so Im looking for a pretty decent set of all season tire for my 13 wrx with stock wheels. I also have mudflaps and it is NOT lowered and never will be. Question is will 265/45 be okay? I want that beefy look with my tires but want to make sure I don't ruin into any problems. Also if a have a full car of my friends too, will it rub?
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Old 10-02-2013, 10:34 AM   #2
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Any recommendations for specific size or even tire would be great!
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Old 10-02-2013, 01:29 PM   #3
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265/45-17 will be a bit over an 1" taller than your stock tire size. 265/40-17 would retain essentially the same diameter, but seems like a rare size of tire. 255/40-17 is a more common tire size and decently close to the stock diameter.

http://willtheyfit.com/index.php?wid...&Submit=Submit
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Old 10-02-2013, 03:57 PM   #4
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so...will it fit and is it best are two completely different questions.

first. learn how tire sizing works. you'll soon realize why 265/45 is a stupid idea. its way too tall.

secondly, it also helps to learn what is considered "proper" width tire given a wheels width. I wouldn't run a 265 on an 8" wheel. Hell, I wouldn't even run a 255 on an 8" wheel.

will it fit? sure. is it best? far from it.
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