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Old 03-05-2009, 01:12 PM   #1
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Will it rub?

Iam looking to get new summer tires, and wanted to go with 225/45R17. Will these rub? I have the saleen racecraft suspension setup so its about .75 inch dropped from stock svt specs, I also have camber plates and bolts, all poly bushings, and stock 5 spoke rims.
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thats a pretty mild drop...it could go either way..im gonna say you should be ok.
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Agreed. You might get the occasional rub on hard turns, but nothing to worry about.
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Is anyone running 225 with a drop? And if yes are there any problems?
I am going to take my car to the track a couple of times this year so i don't wanna rub there, and damage something.
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See my thread here, 225/45 rub?.I am running with a 35mm offset and mine rubs. You however should not rub since you are using your stock rims. In my own search I have found others with the stock rims don't rub with 225/45s.

I don't know what their suspension setup was so you might rub a bit since you're lowered, but then again, you might not.
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I did with little issues. Sold those tires though. I'm about to run that size again -

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I did with little issues. Sold those tires though. I'm about to run that size again -

I like those beefy sidewalls i bet they rode good.
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