1 last tire question.. or two

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  1. TxCobrA98

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    hey guys... i swear this is it! i think! hah

    ima buy my tires tonight cause this is the 2nd time in a row that my current tires have dropped pressure... today i had 19 lbs of pressure.. time before was 15.5...

    soooo

    im lookin at those Kumho's and they are 400 for two... well 391 after shipping. which is pretty good for a 295 tire..

    question is, is a 30 sidewall to small in your guyses opinions? everything else is pretty expensive and these tires are good and cheap. so id like to get these, the 30 sidewall just scares me.. lowest ive gone is 35.

    so what do yall think of a 295/30/18 tire?

    also what size would i want on the front tires to make it look proportional?
     
  2. quickstang_1994

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    295 in the rear and 265 in the front
     
  3. TxCobrA98

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    i dont want anything wider than 255 fronts.. i dont even like 255 really... i like the 245's i have on the front now..

    im talking about sidewall size here though. thanks for the response however.
     
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    i'd be sketchy about a 295/30...not only will it throw off your speedo, but it will look tinE
     
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    I have kumho's on my 95. Heres a pic with the 45 sidewalls. 30's imo are too skinny. And another pic with 35's on my 96.

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  6. Downshift

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    If you can swing it man go 35s. I would rather have 40s but 35s would be better then 30s. They wont protect the tire from anything and Im sure you wont like them very much, plus who ever has to put them on is gonna be cursing you because I have put 30 series sidewall on big rims before when I worked tires and its not real fun haha.
     
  7. scarface

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    35 is the sidewall you wan for that size.
     
  8. quickstang_1994

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    A 295/30/18 is the stock tire height(26). How wide are your rims. 245 wont fit my rims.
     
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    30 series sidewalls run like :puke:, I would go to a 265/35 before I'd suffer a 295/30....as I said on another thread, this is why you buy 17's!
     
  10. scarface

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    I forgot We were talking about 18s... you will need to go 30s to keep the speedo near correct.
     
  11. quickstang_1994

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    Mine drives perfect just like a stocker.
     
  12. TxCobrA98

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    im afraid a 30's will look gay though. AHHH idk what to do. i honestly think 35 if not 40's would look way way better.

    so, does anyone know what the front sidewall size should be to make the two look good. i think a 40 on front with a 40 on back would look dumb.. so anyone have a suggestion?

    quickstang, im running 18x9" fronts and 18x10" backs.. 245 is probably to skinny for a 9" IMO cause the lip barely goes over the rim. ill more than likely go with a 255..
     
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    are you sure a 295/30 is the right size to keep the right ratio? i'm pretty sure it is suppose to be a 295/35 because usually someone would get a 315/30... :dunno:
     
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    let me check my tire size tomorrow.
     
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    Dont forget though that a 40 on the front with a 245 will be smaller than a 40 with a 295.
     
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    so say i get 35's all around.. will they look fine together? i have 35's now im just wanting the best possible combo.

    so a 295/35 and 255/35 will look ok?
     
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    Never mind my tire size is 295/35/18 in the rear and 265/35/18 in the front.
     
  19. TxCobrA98

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    ive decided...

    285/35/18's are going in the back..

    BFG KDW2's will be the tire of choice. ive wanted them for a year now so i might as well pay for them and be happy.