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Feb 28, 10:34am - #114061 
what size wheel and tire fit?

I'm going to be getting 18" and i didnt know what the backspacing is on these that fit. I thought 7.5 or 7 right? Also what size low pro tire should i get?

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Feb 28, 10:36am - #114062 
either 7 or 7.5 will fit nice. if you want a smother rid get 40's for the sidewall


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Feb 28, 10:42am - #114063 
yes, the concensus here is 40 for 18's

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Feb 28, 10:45am - #114064 
Originally Posted by Sultan
yes, the concensus here is 40 for 18's


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Feb 28, 10:46am - #114065 
so what would the 3 numbers be on the tire? 40-***-18? sorry im new.

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Feb 28, 10:47am - #114066 
i got 225/18/40 thumbsup

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Feb 28, 10:48am - #114067 
Originally Posted by Celica2k
so what would the 3 numbers be on the tire? 40-***-18? sorry im new.

exhamle: 215/40/18
the first number 215 is how wide the tire is, the second is how hight the sidewall is, and 18 is the rim size that it goes on


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Feb 28, 10:52am - #114068 
so should i go with 225/40/18? or what

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Feb 28, 10:59am - #114069 
Originally Posted by Celica2k
so should i go with 225/40/18? or what


I would, depends on your taste. 40 gives a better ride and to some 35 looks better

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Feb 28, 11:05am - #114070 
so the sidewall is how much of the tire is shown? so 35 would have a lower pro than 40? is that right?

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Feb 28, 11:13am - #114071 
yep 35 is a "lower profile" than a 40

i would get 215

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Feb 28, 11:35am - #114072 
why 215? well right now i guess im going to go with 215/35/18. I love that low pro look.

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