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Old 04-03-2013, 11:00 AM   #1
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Ok I bought 3 used 18x9.5 with a 3" lip wheels for $50. I'm only going to use 2 of them for the rear to give it that staggered look. Am I able to go 315 50 on the tire size? if so would I have to roll my fenders? If not what's the best size for me to roll with? Thanks!
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Are you trying to put a drag radial on the back? Because a 315/50R18 is a massive tire.
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Ok I bought 3 used 18x9.5 with a 3" lip wheels for $50. I'm only going to use 2 of them for the rear to give it that staggered look. Am I able to go 315 50 on the tire size? if so would I have to roll my fenders? If not what's the best size for me to roll with? Thanks!
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Are you trying to put a drag radial on the back? Because a 315/50R18 is a massive tire.
Nitto 555r is what I'm considering..

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Will I have to roll the fenders?
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Nitto 555r is what I'm considering..

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Will I have to roll the fenders?

I dont think u will unless ur really low, but if u fit a 315/50r18 or what ever u definately would! In fact i dont even think it would fit. That would be about the size of a truck tire prolly.
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I dont think u will unless ur really low, but if u fit a 315/50r18 or what ever u definately would! In fact i dont even think it would fit. That would be about the size of a truck tire prolly.
What about 305/40r18?
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I used to run 305-40-18 lowered about 2' in the rear and had to roll my fenders
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I used to run 305-40-18 lowered about 2' in the rear and had to roll my fenders
Was that because you were lowered though? Or would you still have had to roll them?
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Nitto 555r is what I'm considering..

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Will I have to roll the fenders?
They are junk , get the MT drag radials they last alot alot longer

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I'm running 295/35/18 and had to roll rear fenders
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I'm running 315x35x17 nitto drag radials they aren't junk IMO! They hook pretty good on just about anything and they are great for just DD. now those plus 700 hp in the rain not a good idea but hay I like em!
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I'm running 315x35x17 nitto drag radials they aren't junk IMO! They hook pretty good on just about anything and they are great for just DD. now those plus 700 hp in the rain not a good idea but hay I like em!
I had them and They only lasted me a couple months , my buddy has his mt drag radials for almost a year with good meat on them ! And he's always burning out
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They are junk , get the MT drag radials they last alot alot longer

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I'm running 295/35/18 and had to roll rear fenders
Are you lowered?
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I had them and They only lasted me a couple months , my buddy has his mt drag radials for almost a year with good meat on them ! And he's always burning out
Ive done 30+ burns on mine at the track and tires hardly have any tread wear.
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Ive done 30+ burns on mine at the track and tires hardly have any tread wear.
Well I hardly ever get to make it to the track and that's the only place I do a smoke show. So I kind of do need something that'll last a little more then a few months. It's my DD and I'm going to put some new tires on my 17x8 wheels for the winter weather
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