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Feb 5, 1:21pm - #97912 
Tire size?

Which is a better size for 18" rims: 225/40/18 or 215/35/18. Thanks

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Feb 5, 1:36pm - #97913 
the 35 profile is closer to stock ...however i went with 40 because there are so many potholes where i live, i wanted something ot protect my rims alittle bit more ... thumbsup

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Feb 5, 1:36pm - #97914 
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Feb 5, 2:51pm - #97915 
get 40 profile


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Feb 5, 3:40pm - #97916 
can anyone post pics of the difference of the 35 and 40


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Feb 5, 3:42pm - #97917 
225/35 18 is the best


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Feb 5, 4:32pm - #97918 
RicePowered has 40's and they look really good

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Feb 5, 4:52pm - #97919 
With the 225's, your profile will be approximately 3.54 inches tall, while with the 215's, your profile will be 2.96 inches.

Just depends on what you are looking for. Wider tires launch better, but in my opinion, tires with lower profiles look better, and since you have 18's, then you might wanna go with the slimmest profile you can get. Just my opinion though.


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Feb 5, 6:01pm - #97920 
225/40/18 i think they look better and less likely to bend a rim!


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