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#1058181 - 07/09/18 09:34 PM Anyone running 235/50/17s or 235/45/18s?  
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Is anyone running 235/50/17s or 235/45/18s? They're 26.3" tall and I was wondering about the clearance and what kind of drop you have, if any, and the wheel width and backspacing you're running? Any input would be appreciated.


#1058191 - 07/10/18 03:11 PM Re: Anyone running 235/50/17s or 235/45/18s? [Re: BadSS]  
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245/45/17's fit great. they are 25.7in tall which is within a whisper of stock.

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#1058259 - 07/14/18 08:28 AM Re: Anyone running 235/50/17s or 235/45/18s? [Re: BadSS]  
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I currently have the Yearone N90( 17''x8 with 4.25'' backspace) up front 245/17-45 and out back 255/17-40. My springs were supposed to be 1.5'' drop but I don't see it. but no rubbing issues .


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#1058263 - 07/14/18 11:11 PM Re: Anyone running 235/50/17s or 235/45/18s? [Re: BadSS]  
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Thanks for the replies - I know the 245/45/17 will work as that and 255/45/17s seem to be the #1 and #2 choices for our cars with 17" rims. I'm looking at running a 26.3" or 27" rear tire and was looking at maybe running a little taller front tire as I don't think I can drop the rear enough to level the car out. However, I've been used to a relatively large rake on the car and I'll probably be fine with a little rake this time around. Thanks again, EKG

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