235/45/17 tires

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235/45/17 tires

Postby BrianM302 » Tue Jul 08, 2014 12:54 pm

I am about to purchase new RPF1's and was going to put an extra set of tires that are 235/45/17 I have on them onto the miata. My car is lowered on coilovers and was wondering if i can fit this in without rolling the fenders? I see a lot of people use 245/40/17 but i was hoping not to have to buy new tires yet.
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Re: 235/45/17 tires

Postby Brian » Tue Jul 08, 2014 5:04 pm

About the same diameter as 255/40 that STR racers often run, a bit tall and you might have rub depending on wheel offset, height and camber. Assuming offset of about 50mm, should be okay.
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