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Old 07-13-2005, 06:11   #1 (permalink)
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265s on 18x8s?

will 265 35 18 tyres fit on amg quake 18x8 rims?The dude at b/jane t marts certainly seems to think so if i use 235 40 18 on the front(245s sit taller)
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Re: 265s on 18x8s?

it will go one but will be a ver tite fit
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Re: 265s on 18x8s?

with such a low profile wheel i would have thought that 245 to be about as wide you should go
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Re: 265s on 18x8s?

Im running 265's on my standard Ba xr8 18's, out the back anyway.
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Re: 265s on 18x8s?

protects the rims from curb damage and stops the shoulder wear
they look neat as well but wont fit the front
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Re: 265s on 18x8s?

Nicer if you had 8.5's or 9 inch, they will go on but you will have to be on the ball with tyre pressure cos its going to wear the centre cos the tyre will lift in the middle being unable to flatten of becouse of your slightly smaller wheel. and its going to squirm around on the rim if you wanna get freaky and do some high speed cornering! ..........you have been warned
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Re: 265s on 18x8s?

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Nicer if you had 8.5's or 9 inch, they will go on but you will have to be on the ball with tyre pressure cos its going to wear the centre cos the tyre will lift in the middle being unable to flatten of becouse of your slightly smaller wheel. and its going to squirm around on the rim if you wanna get freaky and do some high speed cornering! ..........you have been warned
Yes, you will find all tyres have "approved rim width range" as part of their specs, and according to these 265s require at least 9". They also say for best performance and track use, using the minimum allowed rim width is not recommended.
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