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Old 09-19-2017, 08:59 PM   #1
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Hello all, first of all I've tried reading threads and just get confused. I have a stock 2015 lt sedan. It has 15" on it. What is the biggest outside diameter tire I can run without rubbing?

Basically I want to get new rims and tires. I want bigger rims and smaller tires and more of my wheel-well filled up.

I will be getting some new damping springs (is that what they're called?) at some point so I would like to lower it.

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https://tiresize.com/calculator/

Go there and input your stock tire size and play with numbers till you get a wheel/tire size that mimics your stock size.


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https://tiresize.com/calculator/

Go there and input your stock tire size and play with numbers till you get a wheel/tire size that mimics your stock size.


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I just want it to look like this stance wise. I have no idea what that means. Lol.






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Then message that member and see what suspension he has and wheel and tire size.

The calculator link I sent will allow you to put factory tire and wheel size in to give a baseline of how large you are currently. You then select the new wheel size you want and manipulate the numbers for the tire size until it is a size similar or close to your factory so you won't have problems.


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The top number is the stock 16 inch wheel and tire. I increased the new to an 18 inch wheel and got the dimensions of the new tire to be close to the factory so I know it won't hit or have issues.

The new tire and wheel combo is shorter than stock and wider but not too much


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The car you want yours to mimic stance wise also has ground effects all the way around so yours wouldn't look like that with just wheels tires and lowered.


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You're amazing! Thank you!


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On my car i have 19X8.5 rims with et40 offset. Tires are 225/30r19. This is a really handy size because lots of bmw's use it. But i have no rubbing and the rims are perfect flush to the fenders.
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On my car i have 19X8.5 rims with et40 offset. Tires are 225/30r19. This is a really handy size because lots of bmw's use it. But i have no rubbing and the rims are perfect flush to the fenders.
Pics? Or is that your purple sonic ?

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I would love to post 1 but cant on my cell phone. You can look on my profile and i think you can find a pic of my car with 19s on it
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