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      02-22-2011, 12:54 AM   #1
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275/35/19 or 275/30/19..confused

Hey guys im a little confused with these two setups.

1. Is a 275 yoko ad08 to narrow for a 10.5 hre wheel? Ive seen plenty of pictures and it looks pretty good.

2. What is difference of running a 275/35 and 275/30 tires?

My car is on lowest setting on kw v3s in the rear if this makes a difference.

Im looking for a stance like this...with a 22 offset rear wheel+spacer i think itll look great.

I see on tire rack they only sell a 275/30/19 tire.

Some stances i like..
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      02-22-2011, 01:02 AM   #2
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I have been facing the same dilemma all week too. I got 10.5 inch rears but not sure if the 275 would stretch too much, and the 295 option seems like it would be too wide for my KW's. Did a bit of research and most people say AD08's run a bit wide naturally. Hopefully someone can chime in.
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for the rear you want to 30 to minimize rubbing. but most tires you cant tell the difference between a 35 and a 30. most side walls come out and cover the edge of the rim. other tires are angled inward so it doesnt rub on the fenders.
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simple answer:
if you are on stock height, 275/35 will be fine and will likely look better since it gives a little more meat on the tire

however, i am lowered on KW v3 and 275/35 gives me slight rubbing in the wheel well so i would go for 275/30 in this case. since youre lowered, go for 275/30, fender gap wont be an issue anyway.
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What are the size of your front tires?
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the profile, "35" or "30", determines the height of the sidewall. The 35 tire is taller than the 30 tire.

I think the 275 tire will look similar to the 265 on the stock zcp's... aka slightly stretched. Why would you want this? Are your current tires not working?
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The 30 or 35 represents the sidewall height as a percentage of the tires width. So a 275/35 is taller than the stock 265/35. A 275/30 is significantly shorter. A 295/30 would be very close to stock height.

There are calculators that will tell you the exact change is height as a percentage. I use th 1010tires.com calculator.
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