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      06-17-2021, 01:12 PM   #1
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Tire size for 19x8.5 and 19x9.5 wheels?

I recently purchased some Aodhan Aff7 Wheels (F-19x8.5, R-19X9.5 ET35)

I need to know what size tire to use on these so that the diameter stays similar on the front and rear (based on tiresize.com/calculator).

Would running 225/40 with 255/35 make it stretched because if so I don't want that.

Would running 245/40 with 275/35 be too large for the wheels and make it look weird?

I would love to run 235/40 with 265/35, but I want to purchase some Firestone Firehawk Indy 500's and they don't make a 235/40r19 for whatever reason. I've also heard that these tires run a little bigger on the wheel than normal tires so maybe 225/40 and 255/35 won't be stretched, but I am not sure.
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I would go for continental extreme contact 235/40 and 265/35. They are some of the lightest and best handling tires and they are cheaper than Michelins.
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I'll prob be ordering the same wheels and sizes for my car soon. Post pics!
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I'll prob be ordering the same wheels and sizes for my car soon. Post pics!
i will make sure to post some pics once i get everything mounted
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I recently purchased some Aodhan Aff7 Wheels (F-19x8.5, R-19X9.5 ET35)

I need to know what size tire to use on these so that the diameter stays similar on the front and rear (based on tiresize.com/calculator).

Would running 225/40 with 255/35 make it stretched because if so I don't want that.

Would running 245/40 with 275/35 be too large for the wheels and make it look weird?

I would love to run 235/40 with 265/35, but I want to purchase some Firestone Firehawk Indy 500's and they don't make a 235/40r19 for whatever reason. I've also heard that these tires run a little bigger on the wheel than normal tires so maybe 225/40 and 255/35 won't be stretched, but I am not sure.
I ran 245/40/19 and 275/35/19 indy500s on my Apex wheels (8.5/9.5 setup) on my old 340, and I had no issues.
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I recently purchased some Aodhan Aff7 Wheels (F-19x8.5, R-19X9.5 ET35)

I need to know what size tire to use on these so that the diameter stays similar on the front and rear (based on tiresize.com/calculator).

Would running 225/40 with 255/35 make it stretched because if so I don't want that.

Would running 245/40 with 275/35 be too large for the wheels and make it look weird?

I would love to run 235/40 with 265/35, but I want to purchase some Firestone Firehawk Indy 500's and they don't make a 235/40r19 for whatever reason. I've also heard that these tires run a little bigger on the wheel than normal tires so maybe 225/40 and 255/35 won't be stretched, but I am not sure.
I ran 245/40/19 and 275/35/19 indy500s on my Apex wheels (8.5/9.5 setup) on my old 340, and I had no issues.
do you have any more pictures?
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I recently purchased some Aodhan Aff7 Wheels (F-19x8.5, R-19X9.5 ET35)

I need to know what size tire to use on these so that the diameter stays similar on the front and rear (based on tiresize.com/calculator).

Would running 225/40 with 255/35 make it stretched because if so I don't want that.

Would running 245/40 with 275/35 be too large for the wheels and make it look weird?

I would love to run 235/40 with 265/35, but I want to purchase some Firestone Firehawk Indy 500's and they don't make a 235/40r19 for whatever reason. I've also heard that these tires run a little bigger on the wheel than normal tires so maybe 225/40 and 255/35 won't be stretched, but I am not sure.
I ran 245/40/19 and 275/35/19 indy500s on my Apex wheels (8.5/9.5 setup) on my old 340, and I had no issues.
do you have any more pictures?
Here's another. I have a handful uploaded on my instagram if you scroll down my feed. @modegrau340i
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I have 245/35s and 275/30s on my 19s. Heres a couple pics.
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I recently purchased some Aodhan Aff7 Wheels (F-19x8.5, R-19X9.5 ET35)

I need to know what size tire to use on these so that the diameter stays similar on the front and rear (based on tiresize.com/calculator).

Would running 225/40 with 255/35 make it stretched because if so I don't want that.

Would running 245/40 with 275/35 be too large for the wheels and make it look weird?

I would love to run 235/40 with 265/35, but I want to purchase some Firestone Firehawk Indy 500's and they don't make a 235/40r19 for whatever reason. I've also heard that these tires run a little bigger on the wheel than normal tires so maybe 225/40 and 255/35 won't be stretched, but I am not sure.
I ran 245/40/19 and 275/35/19 indy500s on my Apex wheels (8.5/9.5 setup) on my old 340, and I had no issues.
Is this stock height? Or drop
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I recently purchased some Aodhan Aff7 Wheels (F-19x8.5, R-19X9.5 ET35)

I need to know what size tire to use on these so that the diameter stays similar on the front and rear (based on tiresize.com/calculator).

Would running 225/40 with 255/35 make it stretched because if so I don't want that.

Would running 245/40 with 275/35 be too large for the wheels and make it look weird?

I would love to run 235/40 with 265/35, but I want to purchase some Firestone Firehawk Indy 500's and they don't make a 235/40r19 for whatever reason. I've also heard that these tires run a little bigger on the wheel than normal tires so maybe 225/40 and 255/35 won't be stretched, but I am not sure.
I ran 245/40/19 and 275/35/19 indy500s on my Apex wheels (8.5/9.5 setup) on my old 340, and I had no issues.
Is this stock height? Or drop
It was on H&R sport springs w/ the oem adaptive M shocks
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I'm running Bridgestone fire hawk 225/40 and 255/35. No stretch. Lowered on BCs
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