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Tire sizes

For those of you with 18's on your E39...

what size tires do you have? I want something a little aggressive, but not too crazy. The rims I am looking at are 18 x 8 all around. I could have gone for the 8's up front and 9.5 in the rear, but didnt want to lose the ability to rotate front to back..

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Welcome Jason, I am Jason as well. You should be able to fit 8.5" all around no problem.


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I have 18x8s on my E34, I have 245/40/18's no rubbing, no runs, no drips, no errors...



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sweet, thx... 245/40/18 was the size i was looking at.

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steer clear of the Kuhmos, they only lasted me 18K miles before having to change to the Fuzion ZRi's I have now, so far so good...



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