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      07-22-2013, 03:00 PM   #1
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Yokohama AD08 Discussion

So the jist of the thread is whether I can fit these meaty AD08s on my current setup.

Rim: SSR Comp C square setup 18x9.5 ET35
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Current Tire: 245/40 F, 275/35 R
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Speculated Sizes that I want to fit: 245/40 F, 285/30 R

Would the percent difference be too much?
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AD08 in 285 width is going to bulge on your 9.5" rims. Maybe a staggered 245/40 & 265/35 combination would be workable (with some front camber). Google for some pics of "AD08 265/35/18" and see if its chucky enough for you..
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Poop lol. I wish I could get a spare 285/30 AD08 and try!

Yay for tcKline, I think I can pull -3 camber in the front, if needed....
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The 285s are almost an inch shorter compared to your 245/40s up front. I wouldn't go with that stagger.
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Ad08s don't come in 285/35 :/
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An inch is quite a bit though haha. The fronts are really tall, and I don't think Yokohama makes a 245/35/18.
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Anyone have pictures of a 285 AD08 on a 9.5 rim?
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bump, anyone feeling a 265/35/18 and 285/30/18 setup >:]?
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bump, anyone feeling a 265/35/18 and 285/30/18 setup >:]?
I'm feeling it. I'm about to try and buy 265/35/18 AD08s all square on 9" wheels (and I drive the 4x4 xi ). I know I fit (as I own them!) 255 Hoosier R6s, and a TireRack pro I spoke to says that the AD08s in 265 are same width as the 255 R6s. My limit is strut clearance/front fender in the front - that's with -2.8d camber. I have more room in back with 255 R6s, 285 maybe pretty close though. Call TireRack on that one.
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Sorry I didn't reply sooner. Yep, 265 ad08s do fit on front. Are those 285s?
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What setup (wheel/tire/coil) are you running and how much camber?

Yeah these are 285s
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See my signature for links. Somehow it didn't show on my last post until I edited it. Camber is -2.8d, EC-7 9x18 profile 2. Tires AD08s 265/35/18 @ all 4.
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Ah I'm on my phone. Dannnng -2.8 camber in the front?! Jesus
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