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      09-07-2012, 08:35 AM   #1
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18" x 7.5" square wheels enough for Track setup

My stock staggered run-flats are wearing too fast for regular track days. I have a set of 18x7.5" 264 wheels that have my winter tires on, could I use these for the track?

I really can't afford another set of wheels, but my concern is that 225/40-18 does not seem like enough tire for the rear. I am not a hardcore racer, just a novice/intermediate driver looking to have fun.

I am sticking with stock suspension, but with square wheels, any thoughts?

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      09-07-2012, 10:11 AM   #2
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Ideally i'd say you'd want a an 8.5 inch wheel and you could run a square 235 setup. I know the 235 ad08's are just as wide as the pss 255's...but I don't think you should run those on a 7.5 wide rim.

Could you do what you're looking to do, sure. You'll have a better balanced car and arguably have more fun, but you're going to have less over all grip and not be as fast as others.
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      09-14-2012, 11:36 AM   #3
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at least 8.5 wide with 245 or even 255 square set up, that will help your car turn better
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