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 Post subject: 19inch rims will they fit
Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2010 7:20 pm 
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possibly getting some 19inch by 8inch wide rims, for my el xr6, what do i hav to do to make them fit?

 

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 Post subject: Re: 19inch rims will they fit
Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2010 7:24 pm 
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major guard rolling. depending on ride height.

 

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 Post subject: Re: 19inch rims will they fit
Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2010 7:28 pm 
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standard height

is gaurd rolling something u can just do?

 

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 Post subject: Re: 19inch rims will they fit
Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2010 7:31 pm 
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just get a hammer, easy fix. or get them rolled properly, i think most tire shops can do it for you

 

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 Post subject: Re: 19inch rims will they fit
Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2010 7:31 pm 
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you can. but you'll probably damage guards and crack paint. unless your a handy backyard panel beater :lol:

 

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 Post subject: Re: 19inch rims will they fit
Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2010 7:34 pm 
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do i need spacer's or anything like that?

with a 8inch wide rim whats the fattest typre profile u can put on?

 

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 Post subject: Re: 19inch rims will they fit
Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2010 7:35 pm 
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if they are pre au you wont need spacer's

 

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 Post subject: Re: 19inch rims will they fit
Posted: Fri Mar 12, 2010 6:22 pm 
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who said they wont fit? im running 19x8's now and they dont even come close to touching..thats on superlows aswell..


fronts i went with 235's just to be safe and rears i went 245's but could've easily gone 255 and maybe just 265's ..
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Posted: Fri Mar 12, 2010 6:28 pm 
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ive got 18x8s 235s on the front and 265s on the back on superlows i had scraping issues and had to roll the guards

 

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Posted: Fri Mar 12, 2010 6:35 pm 
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smashley wrote:
ive got 18x8s 235s on the front and 265s on the back on superlows i had scraping issues and had to roll the guards


did it scrape the rear only or fronts aswell?
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Posted: Fri Mar 12, 2010 6:56 pm 
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both lol

 

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Posted: Fri Mar 12, 2010 7:50 pm 
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thats weird..are they e series offset?
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Posted: Sat Mar 13, 2010 1:14 am 
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Get front and rear rolled just to be safe

 

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 Post subject: Re: 19inch rims will they fit
Posted: Sat Mar 13, 2010 1:33 am 
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a mate of mine told me that 19's aren't exactly the best option cos supposedly the upper control arm rub's on the tyre. is there any truth to this???

 

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 Post subject: Re: 19inch rims will they fit
Posted: Sat Mar 13, 2010 1:49 am 
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like i said mate, i run proper e series offset 19's without any trouble on super lows..doesn't scrub when turning and doesn't touch any steering components..

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