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Apr 21, 8:14pm - #161643 
what tire size for 18's ?

i am planing to get new tire rim package. i am thinking about 18's , my car is lowered by ground control coilovers , i talked to a guy at the discountires and he told me i should go with 215-35-18's , i asked him about 225-40-18's and 225-35-18 and he said they will rub so i am really confused

in here who have lowered their cars just go with 215-35-18's or what are other suggestions? i dont want to pay for a tire which is gonna rub and will not gonna with

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Apr 21, 8:26pm - #161644 
go with 225/40 bro - you'll be alright...

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Apr 21, 8:30pm - #161645 
225 will not rub, the guy is full of crap. Tires have nothing to do w/rubbing, it's the offset on your wheels that causes rubbing.

Go with a 225/40 if you want a less expensive tire and it'll provide a smoother ride.
Go with a 225/35 if you want the really low profile sidewall, but it'll cost more than the 225/40.

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Apr 21, 9:16pm - #161646 
the offsets are pretty high 42 mm by the way i am talking about g-games and i have 2 finger gap on the front and 2 and a half gap on the rear with 215-40 17's

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Apr 21, 9:20pm - #161647 
you'll be fine with a 42 offset and I only have a one finger gap front & rear & i've never rubbed, but then again mine are only 215/35, but I doubt that 10 mm will make a big difference.

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Apr 21, 11:00pm - #161648 
i have a question too, will 225/40/18x7.5 with offset 42 ride with out rubbing?


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Apr 21, 11:03pm - #161649 
the celica offset is 35-45, so you'll be fine

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Apr 21, 11:07pm - #161650 
Originally Posted by v3n0m
the celica offset is 35-45, so you'll be fine


cool thanks


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Apr 22, 5:13am - #161651 
I Just put 225/40/18 on my car and I love them. No rubbing or anything thumbsup

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Apr 22, 1:15pm - #161652 
but i think you have TRD springs right ? if so it is normal not to rub smile

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Apr 23, 3:38am - #161653 
235/35 on 19's. I say no more smile

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Apr 23, 9:28pm - #161654 
I went with the 215/35/18's. They are great. obviously no rub and the ride is fine IMO. I have no body kit yet but have 2.4" drop rear and 1.8" front thumbsup

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Apr 23, 9:31pm - #161655 
225/40/18 thumbsup


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Apr 24, 4:52am - #161656 
Originally Posted by theretiredpimp
225/40/18 thumbsup


Dito, I have 18x8.5 rims with 225/40/18's

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Apr 26, 10:14pm - #161657 
sara pics?

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