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Hey all, I'm looking to upgrade to a 335x18x30 tire to handle my new found power. I currently have a 18x10 rear with KDW2s 295x35x18. I'm looking for a 12" wheel to match my fronts???? Any help would be much appreciated.
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I dont think a 12" wheel will fit. Also they dont make them in a Saleen style wheel so you'd have to have the rears widened at one of those wheels shops that specilize in that stuff.
 

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12 inch will be tight ... my buddy has 11.5 inch tq thrusts on his car but its a solid axle
 

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There is a guy on this forum that got his 18x10" bullitts widened to 12", but he has a solid axle and runs coilovers in a non-stock location.

No way 12" saleens will fit on an IRS without serious spacers, my buddy can barely fit 10.5" saleens without rubbing.
 

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I'm wanting to run 335s on the rear. And that is what you need right, 12" or 11.5??? My 10.5 won't be good enough for the 335. I guess i'll go with some nitto 315s for now, untill I can research this a little more. Thxs. all.
 

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I'm wanting to run 335s on the rear. And that is what you need right, 12" or 11.5??? My 10.5 won't be good enough for the 335. I guess i'll go with some nitto 315s for now, untill I can research this a little more. Thxs. all.

If you can't hook with some 315 BFGs then a 335 isn't going to help you either.
 

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If you run the BFGs 315 they should be plenty of tire. You can fit a 335 on a 10.5" rim, but they are made to fit 11" rims. IMO stick with the 315s!
 

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ok, thxs. I'll go with the 315s as this is my daily driver, and we do see some ran here in Memphis i'm going with the Nitto and try them out.
 

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ok, thxs. I'll go with the 315s as this is my daily driver, and we do see some ran here in Memphis i'm going with the Nitto and try them out.

I am currently running the same setup...actually the exact same car! Got black saleens on my red vert. I have the 305 Nitto's and they have pretty decent grip, but I got them so I can drive in the rain and feel somewhat secure. Next summer I'll be putting on some 315 BFGs. I think it's the best setup for a DD. Good Luck.
 
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if u want the wheels to tuck into the wheel well there is no way you'll be able to fit a 12" wide wheel w/out doing a minitub.
 

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Nitto doesn't make an 18" DR in 315mm. You'll want the 305/35/18, which will look great as it is actually wider than their 315/35/17. The only thing to consider is that the 305 is also almost 1" taller than stock.

A 315/30/18 BFG DR would be much closer to your 335 dream, as they are very wide. Not really recommended in the rain, though... especially if your car is a DD.
 
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Hey guys,

I too am planning to go with some saleen wheels. They only go up to 10" or 10.5" wide? I want to go 315 BFGS. Would that work? I imagine the front Saleens are 9" correct? Because I want to stick with 275...or maybe even 285 (if possible).

Where can I get Saleens? Are you guys running authentics or replicas? If authentic, new or used and where?

Thanks

Mike
 

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I am shopping for some BFGs and cant find 315s. Are these only for KDs, not KDWs?

Do you guys thinkg KDWs rear and KDs front would be cool? Or KDW all around?
 

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