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Old 07-08-2019, 11:21 PM
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Iím running the car on the road and autocross, and have about negative 2.2 degrees camber at all corners. I have to run the stock width and offset wheels in a 19 or 18 diameter, and I canít roll my fenders. I have a 245/18 BFG rival on the front that seems to be about the limit and is just touching the inside of the fender lip in extreme cases. Iíve only ever run 305/19s on the back and it looks like thereís more room, but maybe only because the tire is stretched.

Can i run 245 / 315 x 18Ē Hoosiers on stock width / offset wheels without destroying the car? Without going to crazy camber?
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275/35/18 front
335/30/18 rear
BFG rival s
Rubs fender liner at Max lock turn.
Otherwise no rub.
Stock fender not rolled.
Stock suspension.
Stock wheel offset and width
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275/35/18 front
335/30/18 rear
BFG rival s
Rubs fender liner at Max lock turn.
Otherwise no rub.
Stock fender not rolled.
Stock suspension.
Stock wheel offset and width
Thanks for the reply, youíre running 2.5 rear camber? Have you revised the rear bump stop? Iím 5mm lower than factory nominal in the back, so basically within the tolerance
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You'll be beyond safe with 245/315s based on your camber and ride height. JBO
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Originally Posted by gt2-josh View Post
You'll be beyond safe with 245/315s based on your camber and ride height. JBO
ALERT: Josh has been released on the oversized tire topic. Don't end up like Jim. Proceed with caution ! ! !
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Thanks for the reply, youíre running 2.5 rear camber? Have you revised the rear bump stop? Iím 5mm lower than factory nominal in the back, so basically within the tolerance
No revised bump stop
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LOL. Yeah I better stay out of this one. Too many variables....
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I've run 245/325 MPSS on OEM 19in wheels with no rubbing on the street, but slight rub at the track in the rear.
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Originally Posted by gt2-josh View Post
LOL. Yeah I better stay out of this one. Too many variables....
Ha !
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I've run 255 (Hoosier R7) in front with slight fender rub at full lock.
Full lock doesn't happen on the track unless something has gone wrong.
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