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225/40/18...will they fit with Tein H-Techs...? #442969 Apr 15, 4:44am Apr 15, 4:44am
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225/40/18...will they fit with Tein H-Techs...?
I'm going to be ordering some new rims soon (next week or so) The rims i'm looking at are 18 x 7.5 I plan on running a 225/40/18 tire. The overall diameter is going to be a little larger than stock so i plan on droping it with Tein H-techs (0.8" all around) I don't think I should go any lower because of the Kaminari Kit i have (don't want to scape all the time).

How does this set-up sound?

What kind of Shocks should I get?

Do I even need new shocks with this low of a drop?


Thanks for the help guys,
Nick


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Re: 225/40/18...will they fit with Tein H-Techs...? [Re: Weasel] #442970 Apr 15, 6:03am Apr 15, 6:03am
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You'll have plenty room. You can drop up to 1.5" with those size tires. thumbsup


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Re: 225/40/18...will they fit with Tein H-Techs...? [Re: zugzug12] #442971 Apr 15, 5:30pm Apr 15, 5:30pm
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Thanks! Will the H-Techs take me to about the stock height after the larger tires are put on? Keep in mind i have a Kaminari body kit so i don't want it to get too low.


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Re: 225/40/18...will they fit with Tein H-Techs...? [Re: Weasel] #442972 Apr 15, 5:50pm Apr 15, 5:50pm
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i'm sure you wont scrape much at all with that set up
also i dont think you will need new shocks

Re: 225/40/18...will they fit with Tein H-Techs...? [Re: SoccerSummit] #442973 Apr 16, 8:59am Apr 16, 8:59am
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I have Eibach Sportlines (which lower a bit more) and those size tires and rims and the Carcept Kit. Until the tires wore in a little (after a few months), I had problems rubbing when I would pull uturns. But now that the tires have gone down a litte, I've got no problems at all. But I do have problems with not being able to drive everywhere that I want, forget about speedbumps. The car is very low, but not as low as when I had the 17s on there. And the Carcept kit sits lower than the Kaminari, so you shouldn't have too many problems.

Re: 225/40/18...will they fit with Tein H-Techs...? [Re: chrissi24] #442974 Apr 16, 9:01am Apr 16, 9:01am
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ive heard that the H-Tech is SOFT...

it would be nice if you could try out on the riding quality on cars with H-Tech b4 you invest it.


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Re: 225/40/18...will they fit with Tein H-Techs...? [Re: Elec-FuYu] #442975 Apr 16, 9:25am Apr 16, 9:25am
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So what other springs only drop about and inch or so?


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Re: 225/40/18...will they fit with Tein H-Techs...? [Re: Weasel] #442976 Apr 16, 10:24am Apr 16, 10:24am
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TRD right?

Re: 225/40/18...will they fit with Tein H-Techs...? [Re: fonz182] #442977 Apr 16, 10:41am Apr 16, 10:41am
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Yeah man you should be fine ihave 225/35/19 on my and with eibach sportline springs which is 1.8" in the front and 2.4" in the rear! and my tires never rub!
You should be fine!

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Re: 225/40/18...will they fit with Tein H-Techs...? [Re: 2002_GTS] #442978 Apr 16, 12:35pm Apr 16, 12:35pm
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Yeah TRD is a 1 in. drop


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Re: 225/40/18...will they fit with Tein H-Techs...? [Re: SurgicalRizz] #442979 Apr 16, 3:21pm Apr 16, 3:21pm
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Tanabe has a 1.5" drop too, but you wont rub with that set up. I have coilovers and my front is slammed and I don't rub at all.

Re: 225/40/18...will they fit with Tein H-Techs...? [Re: v3n0m] #442980 Apr 16, 8:16pm Apr 16, 8:16pm
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Thanks for the help guys!


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Re: 225/40/18...will they fit with Tein H-Techs...? [Re: Weasel] #442981 Apr 16, 10:39pm Apr 16, 10:39pm
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i have 225/40/18 with hotchkis drop, no problems at all, not even lock to lock turning


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Re: 225/40/18...will they fit with Tein H-Techs...? [Re: silverOOgts] #442982 Apr 18, 9:40am Apr 18, 9:40am
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Weasel, you might as well get the TRD/Eibach Pro-kit springs instead of the TEIN. The drop is mild, but it will look better. Also, the TRD 18" tire/wheels set is exactly what you are planning to get, they 18x7.5 using P225/40/18 tires. That is the perfect size for 18s for the Celica.

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