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mrluilou
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Mar 30, 7:55pm - #430333 
Tire probems... help me out guys

Well today some mechanic checked out my car & did an oil change. he works in a Toyota dealer... he told me that my tires were getting wasted from the sides or some s**t. he said i needed some spacers that goes in between the rim & the tire...


What you guys think? im really lost here confused

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Mar 30, 9:00pm - #430334 
what?? you might just need to get your alignment done on the car. I mean I have seen spacers on aftermarket rims.

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Mar 30, 9:34pm - #430335 
well i have aftermarket rims too... they are 17's


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Mar 31, 3:34pm - #430336 
you might want to make sure you got the right size tires for your rims.

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Mar 31, 4:00pm - #430337 
yeah i forget to tell you last night to check what tires fit..ur


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Mar 31, 4:58pm - #430338 
Cause my friend Jasper has G-game rims and he has spacers on his to prevent uneven tire wear. You probably most likely need them and he has 17's too!

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Mar 31, 7:15pm - #430339 
well i just checked some sites & the tires that come w/ the rims are 205-40-17 & the size i have on my car is 205-45-17 which shouldnt make a difference right?


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Apr 1, 5:51am - #430340 
no 40 and 45 series is like a few centimeters difference. I wouldnt worry about that.

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