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Im going to lower my car with eibach pro kit(im wondering what else ill have to change after this and why)

and im looking for a new rear tire set up 315/35/17s or 285/35/18s

what would you suggest i get ?

last question ...what is the largest tire size i can go with in the front on stock oem wheels (17x8)?

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I think you can go like, 255 in the front.. I aint sure though... actually i might be Way off, the 8in rim caint fit to big of a tire... But I'd go with the 315s if you can fit em, thats a WIDE tire, 17in tires are much cheaper than 18s
 

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i like the 18's better since they fill in the wheel well a lot better....on stock rims i wouldnt go over 265's...ive seen 275's but the bubble out a lot and is very unsafe
 

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i have 275s on my stock rim. it does bend over a lil but its nothing i would call 'unsafe' it looks badass.
 

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Im going to lower my car with eibach pro kit(im wondering what else ill have to change after this and why)

and im looking for a new rear tire set up 315/35/17s or 285/35/18s

what would you suggest i get ?

last question ...what is the largest tire size i can go with in the front on stock oem wheels (17x8)?

thanks:eek:
I do hope you realize that you can't put an 18" tire on a 17" wheel. Im sure you do, but I'm just checking.

I have 275/40/17 on mine and it looks great. It bubbles a little bit but not too much at all.
 

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Im going to lower my car with eibach pro kit(im wondering what else ill have to change after this and why)

and im looking for a new rear tire set up 315/35/17s or 285/35/18s

what would you suggest i get ?

last question ...what is the largest tire size i can go with in the front on stock oem wheels (17x8)?

thanks:eek:
go with the 18's,i get more compliments on my set up than anything.
here is a pic.
 

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get 9s up front and put 275s on them and go 315 in back. I have 17s. it is hard to find good wide tires for 18s. and they cost more.
 

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Im going to lower my car with eibach pro kit(im wondering what else ill have to change after this and why)

and im looking for a new rear tire set up 315/35/17s or 285/35/18s

what would you suggest i get ?

last question ...what is the largest tire size i can go with in the front on stock oem wheels (17x8)?

thanks:eek:
i would go with 17's, cheaper wheels, cheaper tires, larger tire selection, more sidewall, ect.

with the lowering kit, dont forget a good set of caster/camber plates like maximim motorsports.

as far as tire size, i would get a 17X9 in the front with a 275/40/17, and a 17X10, or 17X10.5 in the rear with a 315/35/17. this is the most common setup, and thats because it seems to work the best.

on the stock wheel you can go up to a 275, but i WOULD NOT recommend it in the front, since the bludge will hurt cornering more than the added width will help. i personally feel a 245-255 is perfect for a 17X8, and of course you can use a little wider tire in the rear on a 17X8.
 

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get 9s up front and put 275s on them and go 315 in back. I have 17s. it is hard to find good wide tires for 18s. and they cost more.
+1. That's what I have right now, and it's working out fine.
 

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I run a 17x10.5 rim in back with a MT 315/35/17 dr, that has the new thread pattern, that looks something like nitto dr's

I picked up a 1/2 a second the very first run I made with them. That's compared to the 315 none dr's I had on before.
 

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i have the 18's but wish i had 17 because i go through tires pretty quick na dthe 17 has a slightly larger lip.
 

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i pay about 20 more buckx for my 18 inch nittos than i did for my 17 nittos. and that per tire. for the look upgrade, i think an extra 80 bux everytime i get new tires isnt to bad
 

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i pay about 20 more buckx for my 18 inch nittos than i did for my 17 nittos. and that per tire. for the look upgrade, i think an extra 80 bux everytime i get new tires isnt to bad
huh? 315/35/17 nitto's are $169 each, and 305/35/18 nitto's are almost $300 each, thats WAY WAY more than $20 a tire more, thats $120 a tire more.
 

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huh? 315/35/17 nitto's are $169 each, and 305/35/18 nitto's are almost $300 each, thats WAY WAY more than $20 a tire more, thats $120 a tire more.
i think he means vs 285/35/18s not 305/35/18....but im just guessing.
 

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i think he means vs 285/35/18s not 305/35/18....but im just guessing.
285's are a little narrow for a 18X10. and if your doing a wheel/tire setup, its a must to do a staggared setup.
 

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i paid $160 for my 275/35/17 nitto 555, and i just bought new tires for my new 18s the other day and paid $180 for each of my 275/35/18. dont know wher eyour seeing that 300 at. i wouldnt buy off the internet cuz if thats what they are charging your getting ****ed. i can post my reciept if yall would like
 
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