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I got a good deal on some megan racing springs. the info on it is - Lower 2" front and 1.9" rear

- Springs rate - 250 Front and 230 Rear

my question is im running on rx8 wheels, should i stay with the 225/40/18 tires or can i go with 235/40/18?

i know in the 225/40 i wont have any issues, but if i go with 235/40 am i going to rub?
 

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im not an expert but 225/40/18 is the safest to go with. After reading so much stuff on this forum on the proper tire. 225/40 is the best because from what I read, after a drop like that, you have less of a chance for it to rub. But again im not a expert on this topic, im just giving my opinion on what ive read over over the forum

That would be a very nice drop. Too low for me, but it would look great for your ride
 

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yea i know i read a bunch of stuff, but i know boosthead ran megan racing and he said it wasnt a a 2 inch drop or 1.8 drop in the rear, thats why im wondering what should i do with tire wise. stick to 225 to be safe or get some 235's
 

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[quote author=AxelaSpeed link=topic=137312.msg2960280#msg2960280 date=1235574011]
yea i know i read a bunch of stuff, but i know boosthead ran megan racing and he said it wasnt a a 2 inch drop or 1.8 drop in the rear, thats why im wondering what should i do with tire wise. stick to 225 to be safe or get some 235's
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IMO. and I bet what everyone else is gonna tell you. stick with 225 to be safe. But you go with whatever you want.
 

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What I did when I dropped my last car...get the springs installed...then turn the wheel all the way, and get the fattest friend you have to sit on the fender. Look insde the fender and see how close you are to rubbing on your current size. Figure in some extra space for when the springs settle.
 

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[quote author=AxelaCubed link=topic=137312.msg2961661#msg2961661 date=1235609328]
check out the "show me your rx8" thread. Someone just posted 235/40 tires i believe
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yea but i believe there only on stock springs still, i wanna know who in here has there car lowered running 235's
 

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where you at in central jersey? if i get my springs on we could do a rim swap to see if theres room? cuz im in trenton
 

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dam well foompla and heather live up near edison, when i get the springs i'll give u a buzz hopefully next week
 
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