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      04-27-2013, 09:53 AM   #23
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I'm gonna be picking up some new wheels here soon and I was gonna run 235/35/19 fronts and 265/30/19 rears. Fronts would be 19x9.5 et33 and rears 19x10 et25. Thought that this set up would be fine. Should I run 275/30 in the rear instead???
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      04-27-2013, 12:45 PM   #24
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edit: and kalee, if you keep rolling on 235/35, 255/30 you'll ruin your transfer case/transmission pretty soon. Easily ~5k in repairs.
hey thanks for lettting me know this and what size of tires would be the best for my car? Btw my wheels r 19/8.5 and 10
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      04-28-2013, 12:08 AM   #25
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hey thanks for lettting me know this and what size of tires would be the best for my car? Btw my wheels r 19/8.5 and 10
235/35, 275/30 will be perfect.
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235/35, 275/30 will be perfect.
Will go with that setup forsure. Thanks
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Put on the 275s in the rear, they are on a 19x10 wheel. Magically everything was fine. Now my conundrum is the new wheels out back are 10.5. Now I could go to a 275 but wouldn't it still be a bit stretched and cause another disruption in the rolling diameter? I know this is tire dependent (I run conti dws). Or could I go 245/35/19 f 285/30/10?.
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      06-25-2013, 01:29 PM   #28
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got this problem on my xdrive too :/
235/35-8,5 and 265/30-10.. had same problem with 9,5 rim at rear. will try 275 now.
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