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      05-10-2011, 05:24 PM   #23
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I personally like the 701's better but thats my taste. Think about it this way, do it the right way or don't do it at all. You want the ET45s, then get 245 tires. U want to wait for the ET50's, then wait the 4 months. Or you can get something else.

Honestly, the 45's with 245s on them aren't that bad. If you have stock suspension and want to roll the fenders then get the ET45's with 255 but you need both for it to work.

is it a big issue to roll fenders?
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is it a big issue to roll fenders?
Not really hard no. Might cost you $50-100 depending where you take it.
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Here are my 18: ET 50 with 255's rear and ET 45 225 front. Hope this helps

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yeah in all honesty that looks just as stretched as my ET45's with 245 rears.
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IMO a 245 on a 9.5" is too close to the limit of the 245 recommended tyre fitment spec. That's why I went with 255's
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IMO a 245 on a 9.5" is too close to the limit of the 245 recommended tyre fitment spec. That's why I went with 255's
where did you get the info to form that opinion?

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Here are my 18: ET 50 with 255's rear and ET 45 225 front. Hope this helps

are you having any rubbing issues how close out are you to the fender

if i get et+45 with 255x35x18Rear what tire brand do you recomand
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looks like hes running Hankook Ventus Evo V12's
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Ok so i guess im going to oder the vmr710 style with the rear 18x9.5 et45 with a 255x35. With yokos..advan and if the rear rubs im going to get my fenders rolled
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      05-11-2011, 02:38 PM   #32
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JUST ORDERD THE VMR710 matt black


18x8.5 et45 FRONT---225x40x18
18x9.5 et45 REAR-----255x35x18

with Michelin Pilot Super Sport


may you all wish me goodluck...

and thank you all for your help
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good luck! unfortunately, i suspect you'll need it.



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JUST ORDERD THE VMR710 matt black


18x8.5 et45 FRONT---225x40x18
18x9.5 et45 REAR-----255x35x18

with Michelin Pilot Super Sport


may you all wish me goodluck...

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good luck! unfortunately, i suspect you'll need it.
yea my shop told me that they would take care of it by fender rolling hope i dont need it but will see picture and videos installing and fender rolling will go up once i get them in a week or so.
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order a set VB3 18"
8.5 et40 225/40
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tires will be Conti DW, is it just the rear fender roll ? any problem with this setup?

need advice!!
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Hankook V12's 255/35/18 Rear & 225/40/18 Front. No rubbing & I have BMW Perf Suspension and 4 ppl in car.

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are you having any rubbing issues how close out are you to the fender

if i get et+45 with 255x35x18Rear what tire brand do you recomand
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from here: http://www.1010tires.com/TireSizeCal...?action=submit


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I suspect ET45 & 255 will rub (depends on the tyre brand).


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JUST ORDERD THE VMR710 matt black


18x8.5 et45 FRONT---225x40x18
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with Michelin Pilot Super Sport


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at least you went with a 255 rear tire. 255 looks a bit stretched to me, 245 looks silly. if i purchase another set of rear tires for this car, im goin 265. if i have to do a slight fender roll, so be it.
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at least you went with a 255 rear tire. 255 looks a bit stretched to me, 245 looks silly. if i purchase another set of rear tires for this car, im goin 265. if i have to do a slight fender roll, so be it.
agree when i fender roll my car and have space for the 265 then i would go for it
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i hope people will eventually stop buying +45 rear wheels! it's not that they can't work, it's just tragic... there's so much room back there, but +45 is just not right.
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i hope people will eventually stop buying 45 rear wheels! it's not that they can't work, it's just tragic... there's so much room back there, but 45 is just not right.
Are you saying that i will have a problem even if i fender roll
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Are you saying that i will have a problem even if i fender roll
not necissarily. there are people on here that have reported no issues with 255 tires on an 18x9.5 +45mm rear rim (depending on tire selection, camber and fender work). i just mean to say that it's unfortunate that you'd have such a wide wheel, but still have to run narrow tires. with the correct offset (see apex ARC-8 wheels), there's room for so much more tire, and no need to roll fenders or mess with the alignment specs.
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1Trip5, What tyre pressure do you run?

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at least you went with a 255 rear tire. 255 looks a bit stretched to me, 245 looks silly. if i purchase another set of rear tires for this car, im goin 265. if i have to do a slight fender roll, so be it.
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