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Old 11-21-2008, 01:40 AM   #1
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Default will a 245 fit an 06 STI with no mods?

I'm looking to fit the widest tire on my 06 STI that I can that doesnt rub!! without having to roll the fenders or change the camber. do I have room in there for a 245/--/17 or 18. Sorry, I had a sheet with overall diameter's written down but I cant find it. I think the 245/40/17 was like .2 in shorter than the stock 2254017 and the 245/40/18 was about .5 in taller than stock. A little taller wouldnt be that bad, since the STI's gearing is already a little low for me. Suspension is all stock and the tires will be going on a set of 8in wide wheels.
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Old 11-21-2008, 01:55 AM   #2
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245 tire is the widest you can go on an 8" wheel. I'm sure there's someone out there running wider tires on Sti wheels but its not recommended.


the 245/40 tire would be 0.3in smaller than stock diamater.
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Old 11-21-2008, 09:07 AM   #3
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You will fit fine.
Guys are lowering and going to 255/265, so stock at 245 is no problem.
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