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      11-26-2012, 07:55 PM   #1
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265/40/19 picture request

hey guys, looking for a pic from anyone running 265/40/19 or 275/40/19 in the rears. any picture is greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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      11-26-2012, 08:38 PM   #2
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do you have a bone stock xi model? cuz that tire size is way too big. like off-road size big.
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      11-26-2012, 10:14 PM   #3
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it needs to be 265(275)/30/19.... why so many ppl trying to put taller tires than stock on here? you will rub and will mess up your speedometer at the same time.
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looking for a beefier stance. there appears to be plenty of room for 40's in the rear. currently have 265/30/19 in the rear
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      11-26-2012, 11:44 PM   #5
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I've heard of 275/35/19's being safe. Idk about aspect ratio of 40 though.

Hope you realize, you're adding to the sidewall and removing from the width when you do that though.
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      11-27-2012, 12:52 AM   #6
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your speedo is gonna be off by almost 8% if you do this, just as an FYI.

265/30 = 25.26"
265/40 = 27.35"

so your speedo 60mph will read: 65mph
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      11-27-2012, 12:00 PM   #7
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Way too big, I've seen 265/35/19 though.
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thanks for the feedback guys..

what about 255/40/19?

any pics for 265/35/19?

thanks for the help
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      11-27-2012, 05:27 PM   #9
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thanks for the feedback guys..

what about 255/40/19?

any pics for 265/35/19?

thanks for the help
Just lower it instead of compensating with incorrect tire sizes.
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I've heard of 275/35/19's being safe. Idk about aspect ratio of 40 though.

Hope you realize, you're adding to the sidewall and removing from the width when you do that though.
The section width does not change with a different aspect ratio. A 265/30 is 265mm wide and a 265/40 is also 265mm wide. Shocking right?
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