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    Need help with tires please!

    I have a set of 18' chrome Z06 wheels. 9.5's in the front and 10.5's in the back. I would like to put a set of 275's on the front and 295's on the back. I don't know if I want 35's or 40's. Can someone help me out with some tire sizes and brand ideas, possibly some pictures. I've been thinking about going with some BFG's.

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    Use 275/35/18's in the front and 295/30/18 in the rear. Tire selection really depends on several factors.
    Price range and intended use being the major ones.
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    Crazy Canuck ! Eugenio_SS's Avatar
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    35s so that the overall diameter isn't too big.

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    35's on my 18's and they look just right, although it makes the "offroad road" stance look even worse. i did the hose mod to lower the back, but it wasnt enough, so the whole car is gettting dropped more VERY soon.

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    Money really isn't an issue with tires, I would like to get the best setup I can find. I won't be driving my Z28 that much, only on weekends. I would also like to drop it in the near future. What hose mod where you talking about.

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    Shes Everything To Me Vols Fan's Avatar
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    The hose mod he speaks of is deleting the rear upper spring isolator pad an putting heater hose on the first 2 or 3 coils to prevent metal on metal banging thus giving you a 1/2" drop without changing springs. I have the Eibach Pro-Kit an 18"x9.5" chrome ZO6's with 275/35 BFG kdw 2's on all 4 corners. Here are a few pics......
    Last edited by Vols Fan; 09-11-2006 at 05:17 PM.

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