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Oct 25, 11:29am - #55536 
If 225/40/18's fit on my celi, any reason why 225/35/19 won't?

I'm about to order a new set of wheels.
I was at the shop today, the guy said he could fit 225/40/18' under my car, but the same rims in 19" with 225/35/19 tires wouldn't fit according to his system.
Any ideas on this?


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I can't imagine why this wouldn't work.

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Oct 25, 11:57am - #55537 
i think he said it because you're tires would be rubbing the inside of the wheel well

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Oct 25, 12:50pm - #55538 
225/35r19's are about 3/8" taller than 224/40r18, which in turn are about an inch taller than stock


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Oct 25, 1:06pm - #55539 
Originally Posted by IcEd blUe
i think he said it because you're tires would be rubbing the inside of the wheel well


I have about 2.5 - 3 inches between my 17" rims and my wheel wells.
The tires are equal in width, so that shouldn't be a problem. the rim offset is the same since it's the same rim only bigger.
And I have more than enough spave between my wheels and wells (see pic)

There must be celi's with 19's out there, right?

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Oct 25, 1:17pm - #55540 
yea there celicas with 19's but they rub a lot on the wheel well when they go over speed bumps or other bumps they well always rub

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Oct 25, 2:11pm - #55541 
hmm,

then how about 225/30/19's ?

And if you can put on 225/40/18 and lower the car 1.5 inch,
then I'd say the 225/35/19's should fit when it's not lowered.

I may seem a little stubborn, but I don't wanna spend money on 18's and be thinking wether I should have bought 19's


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Oct 25, 2:18pm - #55542 
why you need 19 on a 4-cylinder car?

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Oct 25, 2:20pm - #55543 
Originally Posted by booyaolian
why you need 19 on a 4-cylinder car?

confused that makes no sense, appearence and drivetrain dont ever mix,see if you said, why put 2 exhausts on a 4 banger, then that would make sense but seriously this is like saying why put a system into a 4 cylinder car?

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Oct 25, 2:22pm - #55544 
Originally Posted by booyaolian
why you need 19 on a 4-cylinder car?


What does the amount of cylinders have to do with the size of my rims?

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Oct 25, 2:23pm - #55545 
Originally Posted by booyaolian
why you need 19 on a 4-cylinder car?

cos he like~ grin


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Oct 25, 2:29pm - #55546 
Originally Posted by Elec-FuYu
Originally Posted by booyaolian
why you need 19 on a 4-cylinder car?

cos he like~ grin


Cos I like

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Oct 25, 2:39pm - #55547 
Originally Posted by Immo
Originally Posted by Elec-FuYu
Originally Posted by booyaolian
why you need 19 on a 4-cylinder car?

cos he like~ grin


Cos I like



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Oct 25, 2:45pm - #55548 
So is there any reason the 19" won't fit, assuming I have the right size tire put on i.e. 225/30/19?

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Oct 25, 2:46pm - #55549 
19's will fit but i dont think you should go with 30's

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Oct 25, 2:59pm - #55550 
Originally Posted by IcEd blUe
19's will fit but i dont think you should go with 30's


Since I won't have any comfort left and I will probably damage the rims on the first sidewalk I see?

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Oct 25, 4:44pm - #55551 
2 inch drop 19x8 38mm off set and 215/35 19
never rubs full uturn and hard left over a speed pum and it never rubs. By the way they dont make a 225/30 19 and if you want to put a 225/35 19 on it it will look like a 4x4

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Oct 26, 1:38am - #55552 
diameter 225/40/18: 637.2mm
diameter 225/35/19: 640.1mm

If the width and offset of both wheels are the same I can't imagine that those 3mm would make any difference.


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Oct 26, 3:41am - #55553 
Originally Posted by Marco_L
diameter 225/40/18: 637.2mm
diameter 225/35/19: 640.1mm

If the width and offset of both wheels are the same I can't imagine that those 3mm would make any difference.



My point exactly...
Any reason the rims wouldn't fit (like hitting something?).
My guess is no, since instead of tire there's rim...

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Oct 26, 3:41am - #55554 
Originally Posted by SR71
By the way they dont make a 225/30 19 and if you want to put a 225/35 19 on it it will look like a 4x4


Thanks, but why would the 1 cm extra width (215 -> 225) make it look like a 4x4 ?

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Oct 26, 6:43am - #55555 
the sidewall would be a little over 3mm taller also remember the 30 in 225-30 r19 is an aspect ratio, and different tire manufacturers measure their tires differently, some measure the true sidewall only, some measure all the way to the highest part of the tread. and with 7/32" of tread that is a huge difference. but all things being equal a 225-30 equates to a total sidewall of 129mm while a 225-35 comes to 157mm


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Oct 28, 2:37pm - #55556 
i would damage 19s very quick

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