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Old 09-12-2005, 11:56 AM   #1
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18" Tire Size

I currently have 18X8.5" wheels in the front and 18X10 in the rears. Anyone know if i can squeeze 285/30/18 in the rears? The rear wheels have a 48mm offset. Also would it better to go with a wider tire in the front? other than the 225/40/18?

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I believe it will fit. I know C5's for example have a 9.5 inch rear rim and have 275's on the back so 285's seem like they would fit fine. Just be careful that the fenders clear. Also, the Z06 has 10.5 inch rims and wears 295's. What kind of rims do you have?
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I would be surprised if the 285s clear the fender wells.

They just clear on my 996 Cab.

Proceed with caution.
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I believe it will fit. I know C5's for example have a 9.5 inch rear rim and have 275's on the back so 285's seem like they would fit fine. Just be careful that the fenders clear. Also, the Z06 has 10.5 inch rims and wears 295's. What kind of rims do you have?
They are O.Z. Racing Vela 3pc. The rears have about a 3.5" Lip.

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