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will an 8 inch wide tire rub my Celica? #218953 Jul 8, 7:34am Jul 8, 7:34am
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will an 8 inch wide tire rub my Celica?
I might be getting a set of 17x8 matrix shadow rims, my car is not dropped , will tires I get for this rub?

Re: will an 8 inch wide tire rub my Celica? [Re: MARCT] #218954 Jul 8, 10:24am Jul 8, 10:24am
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No depending on the offset anything above a 40 might


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Re: will an 8 inch wide tire rub my Celica? [Re: JBing] #218955 Jul 8, 10:28am Jul 8, 10:28am
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i have 19x8.5 in front and 19x9.5 in the rear with a 3 mill spacer and yes it rubs only in rear but my car has a 2 inch drop so if raise it it will be fine so no a 17x8 will not rub

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Re: will an 8 inch wide tire rub my Celica? [Re: qt1ncelica] #218956 Jul 8, 11:13am Jul 8, 11:13am
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^^8.5 & 9.5 eek eek wow i should do that on mine thumbsup

Re: will an 8 inch wide tire rub my Celica? [Re: tru_Asiatik_Pride] #218957 Jul 8, 12:29pm Jul 8, 12:29pm
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Originally Posted by tru_Asiatik_Pride
^^8.5 & 9.5 eek eek wow i should do that on mine thumbsup

eek eek damn


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Re: will an 8 inch wide tire rub my Celica? [Re: NorwayGT] #218958 Jul 8, 12:32pm Jul 8, 12:32pm
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I've never been told 8 inches is a problem rofl rofl rofl rofl



sorry

Re: will an 8 inch wide tire rub my Celica? [Re: RicePowered] #218959 Jul 8, 1:36pm Jul 8, 1:36pm
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^^ spineyes rofl rofl

Re: will an 8 inch wide tire rub my Celica? [Re: tru_Asiatik_Pride] #218960 Jul 8, 2:06pm Jul 8, 2:06pm
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i have 18x8 with a 35 offset .. hotchcks rear cambers .. and tien ss-p. . .

i rub everynow and then, i want to go lower but it will rub. . i sanded down some of the inner wheel well lip . .. still rub a little.. but very rarly. . . .. thats my insight. . i dont know how you can have 19x9.5. .. !!! in the rear.. . no clue. .


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Re: will an 8 inch wide tire rub my Celica? [Re: Mp3Supply] #218961 Jul 8, 2:50pm Jul 8, 2:50pm
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^ You can fit a 9.5" in the rear w/the right offset...you just need a small offset, like a 20-25mm. But it's dumb having wider wheels in the rear when the car is fwd...you can't properly rotate the tires, so they'll wear out faster.

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