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Thinking about putting 255/35 18's on the front of my E55 instead of the 245/40 18's. The size looks very close - a little wider, and a little lower though.

Doable, or, will I hate myself in the morning ?
 

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http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html

I have found this to be a great help when + sizing and doing a tire size comparison.

The width is very dependent on model, I have a friend who runs a benz collision center, when people plus size the tires rub on the suspension components 1st then the front inner fender usually needs to be trimmed. Air ride assist will alleviate some of this issue, but he and mercedes don't recommend +'ing above a size 18 tire due to the upper suspension components.
 

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Thanks - I measured, and it doesn't work on my car (E55) interference with the top suspension arm.
 
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