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I just got this tire and rim setup, and tonight was my first night out with them and 5 people in the car. I was going down a 140 degree entrance ramp pretty quick having fun when I heard what sounded like the tire rubbing on the fender. I stoped at the end of the ramp and got out, and it didn't seem like it was rubbing... but after I got home and looked at it, I think it was. I read many times that this can't happen? I was even thinking about getting a suspenion/drop kit, but now that seems unlikely. After I got home, I tested the clearance by haveing my bro jump up and down on the back end and I put my finger in the wheel... The fender was hitting my finger, and I'm sure the suspension wasn't compressing all the way. So what's the deal?
 

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The first paragraph in this sticky is:

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DISCLAIMER: Just because one member did not experience rubbing with a specific wheel/tire combo, that doesn't mean that you won't either. Individual results may vary based on the type of driving you do and your suspension setup.

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Thanks. I do realize that. I just had read countless posts of people saying they had no problems whatsoever. Did just read one in that post there that said I'd have to roll... I'm looking into it now, since I have no choice! :(
 

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Thanks. I do realize that. I just had read countless posts of people saying they had no problems whatsoever. Did just read one in that post there that said I'd have to roll... I'm looking into it now, since I have no choice! :(
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All you have to worry about is the rear, a Shop could do this for you for $150 or less
 

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I actuall just pick up a set of nero 215/45/18 all season tires because my potenzas are worn out. How much narrower is 215 over 225? Should I roll first, or see if I need to after I get them on?
 

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I actuall just pick up a set of nero 215/45/18 all season tires because my potenzas are worn out. How much narrower is 215 over 225?
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225(mm) minus 215(mm) equals 10mm equals one centimeter.
 

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My rx-8's rubbed on the drive from the wheel shop to the auto body shop only driving 30mph less than 3 blocks. I have 235/40/18...
 
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