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Hello everyone I just have a question.
Can I install a 245/40/18 tire to my rear rims, I have the original rims and someone told me that it shouldn't be a problem. Now if you can do it what are the negative side of it.

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You car takes a 275/35/18 in the rear. The rear rims are wider than the front rims. Why on Earth would you want a smaller rear tire? You can't rotate the rims so you might as well get the correct size on the car.
 

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I just purchase this car and I didn't know much about it and I am waiting for the owners manual, my friend thought the rims were the same size but now I got the answer thanks.
 

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yeah i agree with Supercharged SEC [:D], yeah why on earth you want a smaller tire in the back[?]
 

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I have a 1992 E500 I found four 18" AMG rims for a very reasnable price..
Do you think the 18" will fit on my car?? and what tyres I should be using??

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18" will fit your E500. just check on the offset, but normally the size is 245/40/18 for the front and 275/35/18 for the rear..
 

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Storm. - 4/5/2005 11:36 AM

For some reason in Europe we get 265/35R18's, but it makes no difference whatsoever whether you go for the US 275 (650mm) or European 275 (643mm) they are about only 1.09% different in size (about 2.5% is allowed).
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For some reason in Europe we get 265/35R18's, but it makes no difference whatsoever whether you go for the US 275 (650mm) or European 265 (643mm) they are about only 1.09% different in size (about 2.5% is allowed).
 
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