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Old 11-09-2009, 09:39 AM   #46 (permalink)
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Old 11-09-2009, 09:37 PM   #47 (permalink)
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so the recommendation of +12 f/r means, the new wheels will technically sit 35mm outwards of the normal wheels? thats pretty much isnt it? i thought the 20mm spacers is already the limit without rubbing..
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Old 11-10-2009, 12:22 AM   #48 (permalink)
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You can run negative camber and keep it from rubbing... what most people do is add the spacer but try to retain stock camber and alignment. that is why they rub...
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Old 11-15-2009, 11:47 PM   #49 (permalink)
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I don't know that much about wheel sizes & I hope I'm posting this in the right thread, but after my recent accident I'm alittle nervious and have a question. Would a 285 or 295 tire in the back be ok with the stock 19" rims & maybe a 255 tire in the front. If so does anybody know which tire I should go with. I'd appreciate the help, after the accident I now know how Important suspension/tire/brakes upgrades are.
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Old 11-15-2009, 11:49 PM   #50 (permalink)
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...oh and was thinking of getting the eibach springs & 15mm front/rear spacers (not sure if I need them tho)
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Old 11-16-2009, 02:45 PM   #51 (permalink)
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our rear wheels are 10" wide so you can effectively run either 285 or a real meaty look with 295.

Eibach springs are great for looks and will only help lower the cars center of gravity and thus leading to less body roll. 15mm spacers will work just fine

I hope this reassures you that you will be ok running that setup
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mmm 295
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Awesome, I'm going to go with the 295's cus I just got in an accident and want the most grip/traction possible. So 255/40/19 for the front & 295/35/19 for the rear would be good? Would a possible 15mm h&r spacer all around cause any rubbing? Since the car would be lowered and all.
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Awesome, I'm going to go with the 295's cus I just got in an accident and want the most grip/traction possible. .
Despite the common perception, wider tires won't give you more grip. They'll just change the contact patch shape if you don't change the weight of the car.... Read this: Car Bibles : The Wheel and Tyre Bible Page 2 of 2

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Awesome, I'm going to go with the 295's cus I just got in an accident and want the most grip/traction possible. So 255/40/19 for the front & 295/35/19 for the rear would be good? Would a possible 15mm h&r spacer all around cause any rubbing? Since the car would be lowered and all.
295 and 255 is the route i went... what's the offsets of your wheels again? are they the stock ones?
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^oh you did go with 255/295, I plan on keeping the stock Nissan sport rims. Any suggestions for tires? I found some bf-goodridge tires, but others have said they would be too loud.
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Am I good with this setup?

18x9.5+22 275/40 -1.4 (stock arms in front)
18x10.5+15 295/35 -1.9 (SPC camber arms rear)

I believe the rears are good, may even need a spacer but I'm not sure if the front tires are going to rub at that width and wheel offset. Hoping not to step down to 255 instead. Thoughts?

Edit: I went with the 255 fronts, 275 would have needed a lot more negative camber and I don't have front camber arms, so I'm stuck at -1.4. The rears don't need a spacer, they're perfect.
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This thread needs pics for the noobs like me With and without spacers etc.

Great thread btw.

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if a friend want to run 19x11rear with 305 tires what size of tire he have to choose 305/??/x19, and what is the best offset and camber he need???
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Ok offsets will depend on how aggressive you want to be. We know that a 12 et+0 will fit and so will a 11 et-5 but that's on the very aggressive side of the spectrum. Most people are runnin 11 +5 with 305 tires. And I "think" you can run a 305/35/19 on that wheel too. Someone correct me if I am wrong.
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