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Old 04-18-2010, 06:04 AM
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Default 215/40r18 tires on 18x7.5 rims?

Forgive my newbie question but I am getting different answers on this subject will they work is what I am trying to find out. They are going on a 2000 Ranger 2wheeldrive truck. Im not planing on dropping it and if I do by much I am looking for a little better handling etc.

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Old 04-18-2010, 06:17 AM
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Default Re: 215/40r18 tires on 18x7.5 rims?

I think the profile is wrong ,a 245/45/18 on a 8.5 inch rim would be a better choice
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Old 04-18-2010, 07:05 AM
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Default Re: 215/40r18 tires on 18x7.5 rims?

K thx mazdaman that what I will go for then.
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Old 04-18-2010, 11:37 AM
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Default Re: 215/40r18 tires on 18x7.5 rims?

Definitely, 215 would be mad stretched on an 8.5" rim.
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Old 04-18-2010, 12:10 PM
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Default Re: 215/40r18 tires on 18x7.5 rims?

I was asking if the 215 would work on the 7.5 rim but since I havent gotten the rims yet im gunna take the advice from above and get the 8.5's


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Old 04-18-2010, 12:19 PM
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Default Re: 215/40r18 tires on 18x7.5 rims?

i wouldn't go any narrower then about 225 on a 7" wide rim, there are a few tricks you can do to make it handle better, first you can install a bronco II rear sway bar, that helps alot
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Old 04-19-2010, 08:15 PM
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Default Re: 215/40r18 tires on 18x7.5 rims?

im running 225/40r18s and im bagd.
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Old 04-20-2010, 10:43 AM
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Default Re: 215/40r18 tires on 18x7.5 rims?

Ok just to double check with you guys if I run this tire and rim setup 255/45ZR18 will they fit a stock 00 ranger (2x4) without raising cutting? Sorry for so many questions Im use to building mud trucks so I work with 16in rims and 44in boggers this is my first "mini" truck I guess you could say.
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Old 04-20-2010, 06:08 PM
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Default Re: 215/40r18 tires on 18x7.5 rims?

Yea youll be fine with that size.
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k thx bagdranger and everyone else for all the help.
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