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Old 01-08-2006, 12:54 PM   #1
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Hey i ahve a set of rotas 17/7.5 and i want to run 235/45 tires its on a 03 wrx lowered bout an 1inch on eiback springs what do u guys think
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Old 01-08-2006, 01:30 PM   #2
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I run 225s on a wagon with 18s and people thought it couldn't be done without rolling the fenders. I'd say "yes you can run 235s" on the sedan. Keep in mind, if it is an issue, you can run more negative camber to compensate. I have mine dialed an additional -1deg in the front and -1/2deg in the rear. Then if you still have problems, try rolling the fenders.
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Old 01-08-2006, 01:32 PM   #3
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I forgot, your offset does factor in as well. I'm running Prodrive P1s 18x7.5 with 53 offset.
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I probably shouldn't be in such a rush... I also forgot to mention that every brand of tire is different. 225 Falkens are not the same as 225 Nittos in the same sizes. I hope this is somewhat helpful, and not more confusing. I say go for it, regardless. You still have options if you rub.
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im running 235/45/17 on my car. but i have tein coil overs and i had to raise the car up a bit and also roll the rear fenders a bit.

car is a 97 brighton 2 dr with a ver2 rhd sti conversion.
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hmm so anyone with a sedan running this size tire i mena i got 2 brand new tires for free this size and before i buy the other 2 wanted to make sure they would fit
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Yes thoes will work, i run 235/45/17s on my 04 STI, there more agressive then 225s and work fine.
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a 225/45 or even 235/40(what I run) would be a better choice as the WRX gearing sucks anyway and a taller tire(235/45) makes it even worse.
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