I just put a 5/4 drop on my S-10 and have 17's waiting to be put on. What size tires should i get so they don't rub when i turn the wheel? The rims are 17x8 with a mid offset. Also, am i going to need any backspacing?
So a 235/40 will work and not hit too bad? I tried to stay away from a that low of a profile though becuz my friends civic rides on 40's and he says all he does is bend rims left and right. Maybe its cuz its a rice wagon. lol (no offence to any out there cuz i love em..i just like my S-10 a bit more:thumbup: )
thats the size your probaly gonna have to go with i have to trim back some of my fenderlip thing cause it scrapes when i turn at lock on my 235/45/17 and i just have a 4 inch drop. If you avoid potholes and its a decent quality tire and rim you shouldnt have to worry about bending your rims you just have to be more carefull
One more thing.....anyone know where to get those 235/40's cheap? I found some for like 96 and thats a damn good deal but i dunno if there are better prices on better tires or what. I think those were Kumos that i saw for that price.
i had 17x8's on my truck ;last year and ran a 225/45/17 up front and 245/45/17 in the back i should have went wider in he back but oh well i sold those rims and tires to my dad for his camaro...thats on a 4/5 drop also no probs with rub'n