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      11-09-2008, 01:30 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by lucid View Post
Thanks for your opinion. So, you are thinking about 265 on the fronts and 275 on the rears. How would you characterize the effects of the 0.5" width difference on any given rim? I am asking because currently there are 9.5" rims for the front and 10" rims for the rear with the right offsets respectively one can buy, but I am not sure about a 10"F/10.5"R setup.
A wider rim is always better for a given section width of tire.If you can the tell the difference on a street based track car,who knows for sure.I have always tried to go with the max width recommended for the tire size used.

Here is a pic of my old 5. Mustang with 245/45-17's on 9's or 9.5's back in 1987.