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Jun 16, 3:21pm - #21451 
do you thinks this tire size is ok?

hi again ,i just went to mr tire today. ok the size i will get for my celica wave is the rear is going to be 245/40/18 tires.and the front he is going try the same size also . but if the front dont fit then it will put back 225/40/18s in the front. what do you think?


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Jun 16, 3:23pm - #21452 
If thats what you want. How are you going to rotate them? Why would you want two different size tires? I guess its just a personal preference for this, but I wouldn't do it. Thats just me though. Good luck with it. What rims do you have? thumbsup

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Jun 16, 3:47pm - #21453 
post some car pics comicbook, we want to see the progress your doin thumbsup


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Jun 16, 3:51pm - #21454 
Remember, Toyota celica is FRONT WHEEL DRIVE... so having larger wheels in the rear wont do anything for the performance your car - except unevenly wear out your treads because normal 6,000mi to 12,000mi tire rotation will no longer be possable to have done.

the shop selling you these tires should be well aware of this wave
Before you have the install done - ask they guy why he would sugest such a setup to a front-wheel drive car like yours? Also ask him if he had ever done this before with other front-wheel-drive cars and what where their problems...

its best to know exactly what you are getting into... especialy if you are going to spend big $digits$ on something your life relies on thumbsup


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Jun 16, 6:10pm - #21455 
hey guys,

should you dont take a 215/45 at front, when you like to have two different sizes???

sorry for my ignorance. but im from germany and dont know your legal rules.
but dont the tires have to have nearly the same circumference (is this right?) than the stock tires. and especially between the front and the rear (for the exact working of the ABS)???
dont you have to adjust your speedometer if the new tires are more than 4% larger than the stock ones?

in germany its f*** difficult to mod your car. they have rules for every f*** bulls***! puke puke

marky

p.s.: hope my english is good enough to understand!

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Jun 16, 8:52pm - #21456 
in USA, it is not legal to have any part of the car's frame lower than the lowest point on your RIMs. happywink


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Jun 17, 3:23am - #21457 
so you can do nearly evreything you want with your car?!
thats great! i love your country thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup

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