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      05-16-2012, 11:24 PM   #1
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running wrong size tires??

my current setup: eibach with 255/35/18 275/35/18 PSS

i read from a post that i am supposed to run 255/40 instead of 35......is this why the tires rub in the back and also the weird handling i am getting?
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the lower profile shouldnt cause extra rubbing it will just create a larger gap between your fender and tire and be a smaller diameter than the stock set up.
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Its all subjective. I have seen all sizes that you are suppose to run. I am going to run 255/35 or a 265/35 and a 275 or 285 rear. Going with 35 series on both. This is of course with Volk TE37s or ADVAN RG2s.
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my current setup: eibach with 255/35/18 275/35/18 PSS

i read from a post that i am supposed to run 255/40 instead of 35......is this why the tires rub in the back and also the weird handling i am getting?
Shorter sizes should not be causing rubbing. Unusual that 275 would rub on the rear, especially if it is shorter than stock.
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the lower profile shouldnt cause extra rubbing it will just create a larger gap between your fender and tire and be a smaller diameter than the stock set up.
And a harsher ride, with less protection for your wheels
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Are you using the standard 18" wheels or are you running aftermarket wheels?
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