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      03-08-2017, 08:57 PM   #1
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What is the widest tire you can run in front?

I just ordered 18x9.5 + 35 Rotiforms for my 335




I am looking to run a square set up without any stretch



Any pictures or advice? I've been going through the forums, can't seem to find anything regarding the widest tire you can run up front without any rubbing



I will be on coilovers and I am x-drive (unfortunately)

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I have no first hand experience with lowered cars, but have read of a few people running 255/35 in front on lowering springs without issues. If you're slammed, you may want to consider a 245.
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I have no first hand experience with lowered cars, but have read of a few people running 255/35 in front on lowering springs without issues. If you're slammed, you may want to consider a 245.
I'm wondering if you can run a 265/35/18 all around on 9.5 +35

I find it weird if I were to run 275/30/18 in the rear and 255 in front

Not about that slammed life though.
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I have no first hand experience with lowered cars, but have read of a few people running 255/35 in front on lowering springs without issues. If you're slammed, you may want to consider a 245.
I'm wondering if you can run a 265/35/18 all around on 9.5 +35

I find it weird if I were to run 275/30/18 in the rear and 255 in front

Not about that slammed life though.
265 on 9.5 et35 is going to poke a good amount in front.
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I have no first hand experience with lowered cars, but have read of a few people running 255/35 in front on lowering springs without issues. If you're slammed, you may want to consider a 245.
I'm wondering if you can run a 265/35/18 all around on 9.5 +35

I find it weird if I were to run 275/30/18 in the rear and 255 in front

Not about that slammed life though.
265 on 9.5 et35 is going to poke a good amount in front.
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265 on 9.5 et35 is going to poke a good amount in front.
Hmm I got camber plates on mine .. According to this http://f30.bimmerpost.com/forums/sho....php?t=1339087

Seems like with 2.5 degree camber you should be able to run 265 in front..

No pictures of one though..
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Just picked up some 265-35-18 on the new nexens Sur4
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Just picked up some 265-35-18 on the new nexens Sur4
what size wheels? you are xdrive? you are going to run the 265/35 square? when are they getting mounted and installed?
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I'm running a 9.5 wide wheel in the front, it's a 19x9.5 et 35 and I'm running a 245/35/19 it's pretty stretched on there 255 would be good but it will stick out of the fender
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what size wheels? you are xdrive? you are going to run the 265/35 square? when are they getting mounted and installed?
18x9.5+35
I am xdrive
I will be running 265/35 square
Being mounted hopefully this week and installed once I get my coilovers in.
Give or take the next 2 weeks theres still a bit of snow out.

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I'm running a 9.5 wide wheel in the front, it's a 19x9.5 et 35 and I'm running a 245/35/19 it's pretty stretched on there 255 would be good but it will stick out of the fender
Can you send me a pic of your front wheel from the front. I was trying to avoid all stretch. I'm more into the meaty track stance.

I'm used to running 265 in front and 315 in the rear on my FRS when I had it.
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thanks wwaldo. please keep us posted on fitment and the amount of poke you have with that size tire and offset on the wheel. plan to run quite a bit of negative camber up front to bring it in?
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thanks wwaldo. please keep us posted on fitment and the amount of poke you have with that size tire and offset on the wheel. plan to run quite a bit of negative camber up front to bring it in?
Will do. I'll see how much negative camber I need to run . Hopefully not too much. Tires and wheels will be balanced on thursday and coils hopefully be installed saturday.
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Is that 18x9.5 ET35 square on 265/35/18?? Any spacers? How much camber front and rear?
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Is that 18x9.5 ET35 square on 265/35/18?? Any spacers? How much camber front and rear?
Yes it is.
Currently with at 5MM spacer but I'd go 8mm or even 10MM. Im running max camber in front I believe -2 or -3. I have to get it aligned. The rear I didn't mess with any camber.
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I run 245/35/20 tires in the front and 20x9 +35 and I have a square set up without stretch as well. Initially, they rubbed on the front struts but when I lowered it they ended up being fine but REALLY close to rubbing. (Now realizing I'm late to this post lol)
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