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      06-03-2012, 02:42 PM   #1
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40 profile on 19s

So how come we cant run a 40 profile on 19s with our cars?

I see every one talk about 265/30/19 - 235-35-19. Which pretty much sucks for traction and protection of the wheels.
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So how come we cant run a 40 profile on 19s with our cars?

I see every one talk about 265/30/19 - 235-35-19. Which pretty much sucks for traction and protection of the wheels.
simply isnt enough room.. unless youre running a weak offset on a 8.5in wheel. if you want traction, get 18s.
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I don't know maybe because it's just not the right size even 235/35/19 is taller than stock as it is.
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Which pretty much sucks for traction and protection of the wheels.
Wheel protection would be less on a lower profile tire, but traction issues can be fixed with the right tires.

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