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      03-04-2012, 10:14 PM   #1
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Pic request. 18" TE37SL w/ AD08 tires

Hi, I see lots and lots of cars with 18" TE37SL / 265/285 Hankook RS3 wheel,tire combo. I want to run AD08 tires due to their stiffer side wall when compared to RS3. I cant find pics with this combo. Specifically, I am looking at running:

TE37SL
18x9.5 +22
18x10.5 +20

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295/30/18
Track alignment, stock suspension

Please post some pics and what you guys think?
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anyone? i thought te37sl 18x10.5 et20 will rub with 295/35/18 rears?
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anyone? i thought te37sl 18x10.5 et20 will rub with 295/35/18 rears?
Two sources told me that 295/30/18 should work. Note it is 30, not 35.
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Two sources told me that 295/30/18 should work. Note it is 30, not 35.
Should work, yes, but I wouldn't rule out 0 chance of rubbing.

the +20 offset quite aggressive

RS3s will handle better in the dry, but won't last as long. Ad08s will be better in the wet/cold
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Should work, yes, but I wouldn't rule out 0 chance of rubbing.

the +20 offset quite aggressive

RS3s will handle better in the dry, but won't last as long. Ad08s will be better in the wet/cold
Thanks! Thats why I am trying to find someone who ran this tire, I hate rubbing.
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Thanks! Thats why I am trying to find someone who ran this tire, I hate rubbing.
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anyone? i thought te37sl 18x10.5 et20 will rub with 295/35/18 rears?
AD08 in 295/35/18 will definitely rub in the rear.
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I run your exact same sizes, wheels and tires...

Jsut had the car at Homestead on Sunday. I will try to snap some pics.
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I run your exact same sizes, wheels and tires...

Jsut had the car at Homestead on Sunday. I will try to snap some pics.

Please do but I already made up my mind to run 265/285 RS3 with some coilovers
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I run your exact same sizes, wheels and tires...

Jsut had the car at Homestead on Sunday. I will try to snap some pics.
Do you mind posting these pics? I have a tire buying decision in my immediate future and these are on the list of possibilities - thx!
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