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Old 07-10-2015, 07:44 PM   #1
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I just picked up my rims about 20 minutes ago, I drove 2 hours to get them so I had him take plenty of pictures of everything before hand, the one thing I didn't get taken was the inner rim where it says rim width. He said 18x8 but they're 18x9. I already have 4 new 245/40/18s. I know they might be stretched a little due to them being 9 instead of 8, but will it ever cause problems?? Will the bead seat correctly?? Will the tires wear funny or will everything be fine?? Thanks


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Up front you might be fine, not sure about rear.


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They will be fine. Assuming that those 245s have a normal tread section width, your tread will be 1/2" wider than the wheel. The sidewall will appear to be VERY vertical.
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Sidewall will be straight up and down or very slightly stretched depending on your brand of tire. 245 is an acceptable size to put on a 9" rim. Hell even 235s will fit but in that situation the rim will lip out a little past the sidewall...
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They're Goodyear Eagles, an okay good. I was really worried I was gonna have to sell these or buy new tires.


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Did you measure from lip to lip or from where the bead seats?
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I didn't actually measure, it has it stamped on the back, is that not always right??


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If its stamped on the back it is what that says. Dude who had it probably just fat fingered it or legit thought they were 18x8s. The Goodyears should fit but it will be just barely.
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I think he thought they were 8s because he was pretty honest, an okay good, they still won't cause any funky wear or pop off the bead or anything weird??


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Nope, they'll be fine in that regard.
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Okay great, thanks guys! Really appretiate it.


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