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Old 04-06-2015, 02:19 AM   #1
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tire question

so I'm looking into getting better tires for the rear. a tire that can hook pretty decent but still be a dd tire. I'm also debating if i should keep 18in rims or go 15in? my rear would be 18x10 or 15x10. and I'm not sure if i should keep the front 18x8,15x8 or go 18x9,15x9. i have no experience with different kinds of tires. I've got the 235 stock p zeros on. 14 5.0 with longtubes and o/r x. i tried looking for other threads and no luck. any input helps!
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I have a 15X10 on the rear of my 2014 with a 325/50/15 M.T. drag radial tire. Had to use relocation brackets( cheap and easy install). Huge tire that fits within the wheel well and looks great from the rear.
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If it's your dd id keep the 18's. Mickey Thompson makes a good street radial, 265/40/18 I believe. It will be bigger than stock and can still fit an 18x8. I plan on getting 15x10s with slicks just for track use
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A 15" tire will give a better ride for daily driving purposes.
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More tire better will make ride quality but IMHO if it has too much it's not very good looking but so is too little. If you want a smaller rim size because of weight there's not much you will gain if its a DD unless you plan on going all out with the car.


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If it's your dd id keep the 18's. Mickey Thompson makes a good street radial, 265/40/18 I believe. It will be bigger than stock and can still fit an 18x8. I plan on getting 15x10s with slicks just for track use
I believe most tire mfrs recommend 9-10.5" wide rims for 265/40/18 tires. So tread carefully.
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I believe most tire mfrs recommend 9-10.5" wide rims for 265/40/18 tires. So tread carefully.

I agree it's not what's recommended but it's been done multiple times before with no issues, tires just might bulge a little bit.
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