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Old 04-23-2012, 08:22 AM   #1
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RIM SIZE CHANGE

I might be a bit late with this - but a while back i changed my rims (from 16" to 18") and my ABS light turned on, and has been on since. Could it be because of the size change?

Also, is it a must to reprogram the speedometer if there is a change in tire size? will a tuner do the job?

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Is the front tires smaller than the rear?
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Re: RIM SIZE CHANGE

18x9 front - 18x10 rear, different widths
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Well if their also different heights than the speed sensors get different readings for the front and back and confuses the computer, what are the tire sizes?
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I might be a bit late with this - but a while back i changed my rims (from 16" to 18") and my ABS light turned on, and has been on since. Could it be because of the size change?

Also, is it a must to reprogram the speedometer if there is a change in tire size? will a tuner do the job?

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Yes a tuner can do the job I also change my rims same as yours but no lights on the dash. I use the tuner to change the tire rev per mile but i still feel that my speedo is off a lil bit. I think it's because of the different tire sizes in the front and back but i'm not sure. I hope someone can give as the exact numbers for our tire rev per mile.
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You need the tire size, not just the rim, 235/35/18 is alot different than 235/60/18 or anything in between.
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Re: RIM SIZE CHANGE

275/35z/18 <front
285/35z/18 <rear
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Well your rears are taller, the 35 means 35% of your width, that could possibly be your problem, and the 275s in the front aren't to wide? I have 245s up front and 255s in the rear and I thought that was wide for the fronts, I'm sure your backs look prety bad *** though haha
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Re: RIM SIZE CHANGE

They look very good! I might need a tiny little spacer for the front, when i turn the wheel to the max, it sometimes touches the inside, but it never really happens - but i still dont want it happening. As to the back, i wanna get the 1" spacer to stick them out just a little.

So what do you suggest i do?
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Next time you need tires try to even out how tall the tires are, mabey 30 on the wider and 35 on the smaller, or just ask at the tire shop what's more even
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Re: RIM SIZE CHANGE

yep, you can change revolutions in tuner, lots of websites that have calculators, just use the old google....
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Re: RIM SIZE CHANGE

Does anyone know if the dealer can adjust the speedometer?
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With their obd-II handhelds? Hmmm idk I would like think they could
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