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What tire size should I run to avoid front rubbing?
18x9.5 +27 (245/40/18) Any help is appreciated 馃憤馃徏
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245/40/18 is a 25.84 inch tall front wheel/tire combo. That is too tall. The factory size is 235/45/17 is a 25.46 inch tall combo, so you're taller than the stock. Most guys run a 265/35/18 front wheel/tire combo, which is 25.42 inches. Believe it or not the extra .4 or so inches in height that your combo has makes a big difference up front. Are those Supra specific Work wheels? The offset looks like it is poking out a bit.

You may want to try a 255/35/18, which is a bit shorter at 25.14 inches. That will allow you to lower it a bit and that will pull the tires/wheels into the body more.

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I bought these off a buddy definitely not Supra spec. Sits pretty flush with the fender. Hopefully that helps versus having to change suspension.

Thank you Steve!
 

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Next time I would only purchase wheels with the correct offset.

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Depending on your spring rates, you may be lowered too much also. Is your top fender bolt removed?
 

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The wheels offset is not suitable for the car, and is causing your rubbing problems.

I run a 255/40/17 up front and have never rubbed, but I have 8.5 +40 wheels, which are suitable for the car.
 

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245/40/18 is a 25.84 inch tall front wheel/tire combo. That is too tall. The factory size is 235/45/17 is a 25.46 inch tall combo, so you're taller than the stock. Most guys run a 265/35/18 front wheel/tire combo, which is 25.42 inches. Believe it or not the extra .4 or so inches in height that your combo has makes a big difference up front. Are those Supra specific Work wheels? The offset looks like it is poking out a bit.

You may want to try a 255/35/18, which is a bit shorter at 25.14 inches. That will allow you to lower it a bit and that will pull the tires/wheels into the body more my ip birthday wishes tneb .

Steve
Hopefully that helps versus having to change suspension.
 
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