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Has anyone put 18" rims on an 850? I think I just fell in love with the Moda R3's on the tire rack, but will want 18" only <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmile.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>Perhaps 40 profile by ?? width would work ok on 18" x 7" rims? I think I'm going to buy those this winter... May have some trophies to sell later if my roomate dosen't scoop them for his 850.
 

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Re: 18" rims (Spearzy)

No one has done this? Well, cool, I guess next spring on I'll post how it goes <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmile.gif" BORDER="0"> Maybe the only 850 wearing 18" sneakers! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><br>Ahh, tire rack recommends 215/40-18 tires, Handy web tool that is! Maybe I'll shoot them some business this time. Any Canadian customers out there delt with them before? <br><BR><BR>
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Re: 18" rims (Spearzy)

215/40/18 are just slightly shorter than 205/55/16, which are known to rub on a lowered 850. If your car is lowered a little, you could probably use the 215/40 with a little minor rubbing at the worst. I've seen 215/35/18, and it's got a very small sidewall that I would not want to drive on, so I suggest you go for the 40 series if you think it will fit your car.
 

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Re: 18" rims (towerymt)

Hey thanks! My car isn't lowered so I have all kinds of room, fairly large gap with my 17"s, no rubbing. I figure 18"s with the same tire thickness would work just fine, I think I'm the only one here running a 40 profile on 17"s.
 
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