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Blue_Jaggon
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Blue_Jaggon Feb 13, 3:48am - #398637 

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tire size

i decided to get 17s this spring...what size tire would you recommend on 17 x 7.5 and 35mm offset...and what tire out of toyo,nitto,or falken?? ive searched seems 215/45/17 is a good size
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MptGlw69 Feb 13, 4:04am - #398638 
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205/40/17.
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SLVCELI Feb 13, 4:56am - #398639 
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215/45/17 . More tire so your less likely to bend a rim and it will also fill the wheel well area better.

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Blue_Jaggon
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Blue_Jaggon Feb 13, 5:12am - #398640 

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im going to be lowering my car as well...i wanna have a good amount of tire but i also want low enough profile of a tire to make the rims look little bigger grin
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Speed4TheNeed Feb 13, 5:21am - #398641 

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i agree that you should use a 45 series profile tire. either 215 or 225
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HJC_Celica Feb 13, 7:44am - #398642 
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i have 17x8 35 offset on my car with 235/40/17 nice and wide and not much taller then stock.. .2" so i am not worried. They don't rub but I haven't had a chance to drive them hard or hit any bumps so thers a chance they might... what ever they are wide!!
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Drey
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Drey Feb 13, 11:14am - #398643 
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Originally Posted by Speed4TheNeed
i agree that you should use a 45 series profile tire. either 215 or 225

thumbsup I agree

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Blue_Jaggon
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Blue_Jaggon Feb 15, 5:43am - #398644 

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what tire do you guys suggest??? I think i have an option of toyo,nitto, or falken...maybe bfg not sure...
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dansgts Feb 15, 5:55am - #398645 

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i've got 205/40 17 kuhmo, no complaints here
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