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      03-12-2012, 06:57 PM   #1
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tires help!!!

stock 18" sizes r 245/40/18 265/40/18

however, 265 is backorder on tirerack.....any other size i can run with the stock rims?
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      03-13-2012, 11:21 AM   #2
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stock 18" sizes r 245/40/18 265/40/18

however, 265 is backorder on tirerack.....any other size i can run with the stock rims?
You can run a 275/35/18 in the rear without an issue.

I'd personally do a 255/35/18 in the front as well, but that's up to you (mainly to keep the 20mm stagger in tact)


I ran a 245/40/18 285/35/18 before.
Don't do it, the car didn't handle right. (fine on the street, but weird on the track)
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I had the same question as the OP and saw that others on the forum are also running a 275/35/18 as mentioned above.

Costs/rebates aside, is it worth waiting for the 265/40/18 to come back in stock or is the 275/35/18 (REAR) a more ideal set-up w/OEM size in the front? When I say ideal, I mean handling characteristics, potential problems, etc...

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I'd run a 255/275 in 40 sidewall, not 35. 35 is too short IMO with those widths
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decided to go with 255/35/18 275/35/18

will have it install on thurs/friday depending when it will arrive
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