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      04-30-2013, 12:42 PM   #1
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Which spacers should i run on 255/35/19 and 275/35 19 PSS tires + stock suspension?

On stock non zcp 19" wheels and edc. I dont want to rub, but i would also love an aggressive look. Tires are brand new (PSS).
15 or 12mm rear?
fronts?
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      04-30-2013, 01:18 PM   #2
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Mods can you please move this to wheels and tires section, i noticed this isnt the appropriate section. Thanks
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You can run a 15 in the front and 12 in the back and you wont have any issues and it will look awesome
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      04-30-2013, 01:47 PM   #4
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what about 15 in the back any problems?
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I'm running 15 front and back on ZCPs with no issues
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I'm running 15 front and back on ZCPs with no issues
umm, on what tires amd sizes? also im assuming on stock height?
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umm, on what tires amd sizes? also im assuming on stock height?
PS2's Front 255/35 and 275/35 Back. Correct, on stock suspension now as I have not installed my springs just yet.

Absolutely no rub for me under any condition.
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PS2's Front 255/35 and 275/35 Back. Correct, on stock suspension now as I have not installed my springs just yet.

Absolutely no rub for me under any condition.
l i have the wider pss.. do you have any pictures?
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PS2's Front 255/35 and 275/35 Back. Correct, on stock suspension now as I have not installed my springs just yet.

Absolutely no rub for me under any condition.
i had hankook v12's with those tire specs and 12.5mm spacers all round and was rubbing in the back with inclined driveways when I and to angle up to clear the bumper...stock zcp suspension....

I have measured the gap from rear wheel to fender and looks like I have 11mm to work wih. So a 10 mm should work with no rubbing. Just not sure how good/safe 10 mm spacers are seeing as how most recc at least a 12 mm spacer. But I Think tms and ms makes a hubcentric lip 10 mm spacer.
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My rear tires rubbed slightly with 12mm spacers, PZero's in stock sizes on 220m's, stock suspension. I was fine with 10mm. 10mm may rub with
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My rear tires rubbed slightly with 12mm spacers, PZero's in stock sizes on 220m's, stock suspension. I was fine with 10mm. 10mm may rub with
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I measured twice just to make sure....from what I've read 10mm should work as well...we shall see
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i measured and i got 5/8inches rears' from tire sidewall to fender lip, and fronts 7/8. Basically the rears are about 15mm, im assuming 15mm wont work, but why wouldnt 12?
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On stock non zcp 19" wheels and edc. I dont want to rub, but i would also love an aggressive look. Tires are brand new (PSS).
15 or 12mm rear?
fronts?
We typically use the 15/12mm combos, we can measure up here if you would like to get the exact fit you're looking for.

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i measured and i got 5/8inches rears' from tire sidewall to fender lip, and fronts 7/8. Basically the rears are about 15mm, im assuming 15mm wont work, but why wouldnt 12?
if you already have the PSS's on..you've honestly answered your own question by this statement above
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if you already have the PSS's on..you've honestly answered your own question by this statement above
today ill try to compress the rear suspension by jacking up both rear susp springs..(hopefully ill get a better view) im getting mixed opinions; somesay 12mm is good some say it will rub..
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measured from the top round part, but measured from the side its 5/8
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today ill try to compress the rear suspension by jacking up both rear susp springs..(hopefully ill get a better view) im getting mixed opinions; somesay 12mm is good some say it will rub..
Camber plays a role in rub/no rub, not everyone shares the same alignment. Give it a shot, that's really the only way to be sure.
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Camber plays a role in rub/no rub, not everyone shares the same alignment. Give it a shot, that's really the only way to be sure.
-1.7 rears fresh alignment done week ago
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ordered 10mm for my rears...will report back when I get them on...
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I have this same setup and have been looking to get some spacers to fill the gap from my 220m's with PSS 255/35/19 front and 275/25/19 rear. Pics anybody?
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I have this same setup and have been looking to get some spacers to fill the gap from my 220m's with PSS 255/35/19 front and 275/25/19 rear. Pics anybody?
i assume 10 would be fine, what i want to know is if i can do 12 rears and 15 fronts?
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Fwiw I have 12.5mm all around, 255/275 PSS, but on ZCP.
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