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    18x9.5 +40 What size tire should I run???

    I just picked up some brand new wheels 18x9.5 +40 For my 2013 Subaru wrb

    I am running full coilovers ksport and I wanna have it as flush as possible.

    Should I run stretch 245/40r18 or 265/35r18 or 255/40r18

    please help me!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jdmsky View Post
    I just picked up some brand new wheels 18x9.5 +40 For my 2013 Subaru wrb

    I am running full coilovers ksport and I wanna have it as flush as possible.

    Should I run stretch 245/40r18 or 265/35r18 or 255/40r18

    please help me!!!!
    265/35/18. I run 18x9 wheels and use 255/35/18 and they fit perfect. The 265's are the best width for the 9.5 wheel if you don't want the tire to look "stretched."

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    Oh I see. It will give me more of a beefy look.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jdmsky View Post
    Oh I see. It will give me more of a beefy look.
    More importantly it will put more rubber to the asphalt
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    Oh ok. More traction is always good.

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    The whole point of getting a wider wheel is to run wider tires; not for that "stretched tire" look, which is just stupid.

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    Just out of curiosity, why do you want to run 18x9.5 wheels?
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    Quote Originally Posted by zax View Post
    Just out of curiosity, why do you want to run 18x9.5 wheels?
    Because da bitchez love da width.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mikie13 View Post
    Because da bitchez love da width.
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    Going for stance.

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    I live in Hawaii. And there's no where to be going fast. Island is small.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jdmsky View Post
    I live in Hawaii. And there's no where to be going fast. Island is small.
    Light to light LOL Nice

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    As mentioned before, 265x35x18 is perfect for 18x9.5 +40...friend of mine has that setup and it's spot on


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    If you go 265x35x18 with a 18x9.5+45 on a 2012 WRX sedan, will any rolling be needed?

    Stock height

    Don't want to steal your thread, just wanted to use the opportunity!
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