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Old 03-13-2005, 11:29 PM   #1
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Another Q about offsets

I have searched and haven't gotten the answer I need. I just got some 17x7 rims with a 40mm offset, dumb me thought it said 42 on the website. I hear both arguments, for some people it rubs and some it don't. People mostly say it depends on the tire size and the drop. What I want to know is what tire size should I go with? I really need your input here, I might add that in the future I plan on putting a kit on and then maybe lowering it a little.


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Don't go wider then a 215. Since you are not dropped you should be fine (plus you got 17" and not 18"). When you drop you might run into some problems. There are some guys that have gotten away with a 38 on a drop but the rule of thumb as you know is 42mm to 45mm (IDEAL) and up to 49mm, no more no less.
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