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Old Yesterday, 09:41 AM   #7351
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No, i have 18x9.5 +38 with 245/40/18 Advan Ad08R ( it's a little higher than 265/35 ) and no problem at all with rce yellows, no rub.


Has nothing to do with tire height in this situation with these tire sizes.

You're running a narrower, almost stretched tire for a 9.5" wheel. That's why it fits. Throw 265s on there and you might have a similar problem.
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Has nothing to do with tire height in this situation with these tire sizes.

You're running a narrower, almost stretched tire for a 9.5" wheel. That's why it fits. Throw 265s on there and you might have a similar problem.
It depends what tire you install. Not all 245 are the same (in my case it does not look stretch at all, but the oem dunlops YES). And is the same for the 265 tires.
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It depends what tire you install. Not all 245 are the same (in my case it does not look stretch at all, but the oem dunlops YES). And is the same for the 265 tires.
Looks are subjective. And unfortunately the only deciding factory in this case.

A 245 tire is still a 245 tire in terms of grip and the way it fits on a 9.5" wheel. Take a hard corner and you're at more risk of rollover than you would be with a proper 265.
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Old Yesterday, 10:28 AM   #7354
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Looks are subjective. And unfortunately the only deciding factory in this case.

A 245 tire is still a 245 tire in terms of grip and the way it fits on a 9.5" wheel. Take a hard corner and you're at more risk of rollover than you would be with a proper 265.
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I've ordered these


ESR SR12 in 18x9.5 +40. The weight is supposed to be 23 lbs, seems reasonable. I love the style, should look good with silver. Can't decide between 255/40-18 and 265-35-18 yet.
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Old Yesterday, 11:15 AM   #7356
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Looks are subjective. And unfortunately the only deciding factory in this case.

A 245 tire is still a 245 tire in terms of grip and the way it fits on a 9.5" wheel. Take a hard corner and you're at more risk of rollover than you would be with a proper 265.
This is incorrect. While there are limitations to be aware of, a 9.5" wheel on a 245 tire is hardly unsafe or at risk. A 225 however is probably getting in that risk zone. It isn't a risk of rollover, more a risk of de-beading. Source: doing the wheel and tire sales game for most of my young adult life.
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