tyre size advice?

Discussion in 'Wheels, Tyres, Brakes & Suspension' started by RickyBurrows, Jul 18, 2017.

  1. RickyBurrows

    RickyBurrows Banned

    Feb 2, 2017
    Mercedes e320 cdi sport
    Ok I'm having some issues with the correct tyre wall size to match front to back without any rubbing issues, I currently have a 245 35 19 front on 8.5j and rear is 275 35 19 on a 9.5j, my problem if you haven't already guessed is the huge tyre wall on the rear its terrible and ugly! So my question is does anyone have a 211 they have lowered and fit a 285 30 19 on the rear without any rubbing? The 275 35's are literally just under the arch can't fit a finger under there but not rubbing, if I go to a 265 30 19 which I don't mind doing but with some spirited driving/power slides the tyre used to lean on the rim and leave a tyre mark, it cleans off it's just not ideal, plus I'd have to replace the fonts with 235 35 19 aswell, and after just spending nearly £750 on 4 p zeros i really want to avoid that if possible and only change the rear, so basically can you fit a 285 on the rear of a lowered 211 or do I have to replace all four tyres to compensate the current ride height?

    Thank you.

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