18x9" wheels and tires

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  1. tooslow

    tooslow Active Member

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    whats the widest tire that can be put onto an 18x9" wheel?
     
  2. M.O.E

    M.O.E Active Member

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    I think 315's
     
  3. tooslow

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    you sure thats a 9" wide wheel? i thought you'd need 10 or 10.5 for that?
     
  4. 19mustang95

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    dont go over 275...265 is what manufacturers recommend. if you put a 315 it will bulge more than a 400 pound lady in Jessica Alba's jeans and wont help you out in traction because the tread patch will be similar to a 275.
     
  5. tooslow

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    thats what i had thought.

    i want 295 or 315, but no one makes a 10" or 10.5" replica y2k cobra r :lame:
     
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    y2k come in 9.5, you can put a 295 on that.
     
  7. Lightning Struck

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    nice mental picutre there :nonono:
     
  8. Matt94GT

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    295 will be the widest I would go, they will bludge but will look alright thats what I plan to get next time I need new rear tires anything over that is pushing it.
     
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    DFG,

    Please don't put Jessica Alba and 400lb women in the same sentence. You just ruined two good months of "Happy Time". Now I'll have to think about my wife.
     
  10. Peter

    Peter Well-Known Member

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    nitto 315 will work on a 9" rim

    the 18" y2k cobra r's are 9.5 and a 295-305 would be fine on that. It kinda matters what brand of tire you want to run as most manufacturers sizes vary quite a bit ie nitto 315 is way smaller then bfg 315
     
  11. SRT Handz

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    275 is the perfect size for a 9 inch rim. That what ford uses stock on 9 inch wheels