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    225/40/18 or 235/40/18

    Lads, which size should I put on 8.5x18 wheels on 02wrx? Thanks.

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    225/40/18
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    I would go 235 on anything over a 8" rim I'm just for rim protection.

    But if you looking for a slightly stretched look I would go 225.

    I know there only 10mm in the difference but say that to the wife and she's ll tell you it doesn't matter, she loves you anyway but say it to the girlfriend and you'll get a different answer if you know what I mean
    as Marcus Gronholm once said "up the arse of timo"...

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    225 if you going for a size close to factory spec. I would perspnally go for 235 for that extra wheel protection. Also 245/35 are worth giving a consideration

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    I will be looking for tyres with rim protectors anyway as the wheels are brand new. I don't want a stretched look but don't want ballons either.

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    225.
    Perfect on mine no rubbing with load.
    im not here for a long time,im here for a good time colin mcrae. r.i.p.

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    What offset. 8.5 on a gd chassis very wide.

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    Quote Originally Posted by davelegacy™ View Post
    What offset. 8.5 on a gd chassis very wide.

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    48 so they should fit perfectly.

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    8.0 be normally where at

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    Might need camber/arch roll if the tyres are chunky, mines 235/40 on 8.5j wheels on lowered coilovers and had to roll the rear fenders..
    offset of the wheel can play a part aswell

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    Quote Originally Posted by enda View Post
    Might need camber/arch roll if the tyres are chunky, mines 235/40 on 8.5j wheels on lowered coilovers and had to roll the rear fenders..
    offset of the wheel can play a part aswell
    Would you have a close-up picture of the wheel so I could see how the 235/40 tyre looks like?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tomo View Post
    Would you have a close-up picture of the wheel so I could see how the 235/40 tyre looks like?

    Actually mine are 245/40

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    Quote Originally Posted by enda View Post
    Actually mine are 245/40
    No worries.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DUFFMAN View Post
    I know there only 10mm in the difference but say that to the wife and she's ll tell you it doesn't matter, she loves you anyway but say it to the girlfriend and you'll get a different answer if you know what I mean
    You need to drop that GF of yours so Johnny... does she not appreciate all things come in small packages with you..? ;P

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