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Oct 1, 9:00am - #49889 
what size tire is best for 18 inch?

May be a stupied question but what is the best offset for 18 inch and the best tire size to avoid any fender scraping, or does it even matter. i want to get some thick tires but i do not know if it will scrape. i have 1 1/2 inch drop on a blitz Yeah i'm gonna get some 18 inch. thanks for any tips or help

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Oct 1, 9:02am - #49890 
215/40/18...it will be a little bigger than stock size...

215/35/18 for the correct size thumbsup

Depends on the width of ur wheel...thats a 7inch wheel

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Oct 1, 9:04am - #49891 
Originally Posted by trog2233
215/40/18...it will be a little bigger than stock size...

215/35/18 for the correct size thumbsup

Depends on the width of ur wheel...thats a 7inch wheel


225/35 is the closest to stock for an 18"

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Oct 1, 9:04am - #49892 
i have 215/40/18... but no drop..

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Oct 1, 9:27am - #49893 
does anyone know if 215/40/18 on 1 and 1/2 inch drop okay. i mean will it scrap on turns or cause any problems. just curious

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Oct 1, 10:54am - #49894 
I've got 225/40/18 with a 1.8" drop...No rubbing at all unless I turn the whell all the way to the right or left, then it rubs alil bit. I'd say to w/ 225's definately, it gives the rims more protection

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Oct 1, 10:56am - #49895 
Also, 40 series tires are Much better ride wise and for road noise. I had 35's before my 40's and they were a rougher ride and the loud road noise got annoying sometimes

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Oct 1, 10:57am - #49896 
Originally Posted by PhatCellyGt
Also, 40 series tires are Much better ride wise and for road noise. I had 35's before my 40's and they were a rougher ride and the loud road noise got annoying sometimes


Yea i have 35s...i hate them...rides like crap thumbsdown

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Oct 1, 12:38pm - #49897 
Me too. It's a very bumpy ride

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Oct 1, 4:23pm - #49898 
i have 215/40 with a 35mm offset and no drop and it doesn't rub at all

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