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    Default DTM's Perchased. Best size rubber?

    I have just purchased theese 18" 8j, I'm thinking along the lines of 225-45-18 w size tyer. or maybe 40's what do you think would be the best size rubber?
    They are going on a star silver siggy.

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    im going for 245 40 18 when I replace my wheels in summer

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    Hmmm I might go with 235 on a 8j, depends on whats recomended in the general consensus of opinion for the car really. I dont want to go too wide......

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    as wide as pos id go m8 think of the pot holes

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    245 is the max on a 8j will the Siggy take a tyre that wide??

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    if she ent lowered id saymay be i had 20s on mine 8in wide im sure and no rubbing at all................buy them and give them to me ill test them

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    Quote Originally Posted by bangty 1 View Post
    if she ent lowered id saymay be i had 20s on mine 8in wide im sure and no rubbing at all................buy them and give them to me ill test them
    LoL, they are on their way...... looking for rubber now hence this post! so up to now its looking like 245-45-18w if they will fit. no not lowered. its the design so it has the sri suspention.

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    ent these wheels like 500 on ebay?? if so theres new sets on there 650 i think with tyres just looked at pic and im sure iv seen it before.......but yer bigger the better in my case as i think signums are hard ride anyway and with the roads looking like the moon id go 225/45/18 or 40 want some rubber under them as dont want the wheel takeing the brunt of every bump.........like i sed ill test them lol

    off topic but how can a design have sri suspention when an elite dont??? and an elites higher spec.... not fair lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by bangty 1 View Post
    ent these wheels like 500 on ebay?? if so theres new sets on there 650 i think with tyres just looked at pic and im sure iv seen it before.......but yer bigger the better in my case as i think signums are hard ride anyway and with the roads looking like the moon id go 225/45/18 or 40 want some rubber under them as dont want the wheel takeing the brunt of every bump.........like i sed ill test them lol

    off topic but how can a design have sri suspention when an elite dont??? and an elites higher spec.... not fair lol
    Its a more sporty set up as for spec the design Siggy aint that much diff. Half leather with no travel assist I think it has got all the toys. No doubt ill be put right if im wrong......

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    i dono m8 just fort id ask but yer go for biggest tyres you can get on the rims thats what id do.............ill be asking same Q if i ever find a set of wheels lol

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