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Old 04-18-2011, 10:54 PM   #1
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ok, so i havea set of 16x8's wiht 0 offset. im currently on stock suspension but will be upgrading to coilovers soon and dropping the car a little. im running into trouble figuring out what size tires i can run. im looking to have a medium stretch. i was thinking a 205/45/16. anyone have any input as to a good size????
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205/40/16. 205/45's are going to be a little too tall IMO. I ran 205/40/16's on my 16x8's when I had my NB and they were perfect.
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205/40/16. 205/45's are going to be a little too tall IMO. I ran 205/40/16's on my 16x8's when I had my NB and they were perfect.
any pics of them on your car?
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205/40/16. 205/45's are going to be a little too tall IMO. I ran 205/40/16's on my 16x8's when I had my NB and they were perfect.
I don't know what your definition of "too tall" is, but 205-45-16s are much closer to stock size than 205-40-16s
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BTW, here is a shitty picture of my car with 205-40-16s
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The speedo is pretty far off once you get past 60mph
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I have 205/45's on 16x7's. My car is stock height though, but I have no issues at all.
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found this website, its amazing! thought it would be helpfull for everyone else.

http://www.tyrestretch.com/
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Tire stretch is one of the ugliest things one could possibly do to a car.
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I run 205/45/16 on my 7" wheels. I run 215/45/16 on my 7.5" wheels

There are a few 215/40/16s. a few falkens come to mind.


There is a 225/35/16 and 245/35/16 available at a huge cost.



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I was going to tell him to prepare to have his anus violently penetrated, but for what it's worth there IS some useful information on that site. Gives a good idea of fitment, and not all of them are stretched.
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I have 205s on 8 inchers, kinda stretched I guess, does that make me bi?
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come on now. it was for refrence purposes for everyone. everyones got there own preferences when it comes to their car. if you dont like it dont do it to your own car.
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come on now. it was for refrence purposes for everyone. everyones got there own preferences when it comes to their car. if you dont like it dont do it to your own car, but make sure to laugh at the idiots who actually do it.
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I like tire stretch, but there are some things you just don't tell these people. Oh wait. ****.
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Im running 215/40-16 with a zero offest. Had to roll and pull the fenders through. And im at stock ride height
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I have 245/35-16 on 16X8 at stock height. No issues.
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T1r?
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Boy, nothing like a stretched tires, stretched anus thread to bring out the nOObs.
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T1r?
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Boy, nothing like a stretched tires, stretched anus thread to bring out the nOObs.


I was about to say the same thing.
We should make threads like this periodically to weed out the homos.
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