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Max size 4 rims and tires #6052 Aug 5, 3:53pm Aug 5, 3:53pm

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Max size 4 rims and tires
I apologize if this was covered before, but I'm new to the board. I'm looking to upgrade my rims and tires, and had to this point, been set on 18"s. But I was wondering with the size of the wheel-wells will 19"s fit and still turn without rubbing? The car is a 2001 GTS & dropped 1.5" from factory.

[ 08-05-2002, 03:55 PM: Message edited by: 4mul8n ]

Re: Max size 4 rims and tires #6053 Aug 5, 4:45pm Aug 5, 4:45pm
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For 18", go no more than 225/40/18. Rims: 18x7.5 Offset: 36+ to 45+


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Re: Max size 4 rims and tires [Re: tony] #6054 Aug 5, 4:46pm Aug 5, 4:46pm

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I think the max we can get is 18"/45 series..
that's what i have right now.. you can click on my pic to view...

Re: Max size 4 rims and tires #6055 Aug 5, 7:28pm Aug 5, 7:28pm

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19's have been done before. the one cat that was on the import tuner cover a while back had 19's and was dropped on tanabe springs i think. i don't know if he/she had rubbing issues. i have 18's with 225/40/18 tires and am dropped 1.25" and it's perfect. i'm guessing, if you get 19's, you'll have to get some 35 series tires and i wouldn't go any lower than that.

Re: Max size 4 rims and tires #6056 Aug 7, 12:22am Aug 7, 12:22am

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How about with the stock suspension? You think I could get away with 17s and low pros? How low?

Re: Max size 4 rims and tires #6057 Aug 15, 5:57pm Aug 15, 5:57pm

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i read in turbo that the project celica that they have there is using 19s and its a performance car and they didnt mention any problems with them

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