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solutions_auto
06-03-2012, 07:48 PM
Im a newb when it comes to tires. I have 225/35 19 now, im wondering what size tire would i be able to upgrade to if i wanted a little more side wall in an effort to get a little better ride.

Thanks in advance

burgett2103
06-03-2012, 08:24 PM
If you go any bigger, your overall diameter will be larger which affects how fast your actually going compared to your speedometer... so for an 18" wheel what I got now is 235/40/18... but if you change yours to a 40 then might end up rubbing on the base of your strut where the spring sits

[ChaosweaveR]
06-03-2012, 08:38 PM
Nick is right, going up a profile size will increase the overall diameter. What suspension are you on? If you get coilovers, your wheel/tire choices will open up more.

solutions_auto
06-03-2012, 08:47 PM
;1179142']Nick is right, going up a profile size will increase the overall diameter. What suspension are you on? If you get coilovers, your wheel/tire choices will open up more.

Im on air now, so i should have more strut clearance

[ChaosweaveR]
06-03-2012, 08:53 PM
Im on air now, so i should have more strut clearance

If you want a bit more sidewall, run a 235/35 R19.

solutions_auto
06-04-2012, 04:14 PM
;1179145']If you want a bit more sidewall, run a 235/35 R19.

Ok thats what i was thinking. One more question though, do you think that size will be to wide for a 7.5" inch wheel, or to wide to tuck up into the fenders?

[ChaosweaveR]
06-04-2012, 04:47 PM
That's fine for the rim width, as for the fender, I'd measure what space you have for clearance now.